System Administrator (Unix, Linux) - Clearance Required

Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Date Posted: 04-05-2018
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Position Title: System Administrator (Unix, Linux)‚Äč
Location:  Montgomery, AL
Clearance Requirements: Secret Security Clearance
Position Status: Contract to Hire
Position Description:
Our client is looking for System Administrator (Unix, Linux) candidates for a position located in Montgomery, AL. The Logistics Feasibility Analysis Capability (LOGFAC) Environment contains a dozen Solaris servers, both virtual and physical.  These servers must be maintained and administrated daily to ensure they meet required security controls in the following environments (development, integration and regression).
  • File storage and backup services
  • VMware suites and virtual services
  • Perform server maintenance and patching to include server OS updates and security patches to include, but not limited to, NIPRNet/SIRPNet CAT vulnerabilities and complete TCNOs by established deadlines.
  • Maintain server Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance and any other required information assurance tasks.
  • Perform server support maintenance and configuration of each server identified in development, integration and regression as needed.
  • Troubleshoot server and network issues impacting development, integration, and regression.
  • Configure hardware for optimal performance.
  • Implement group access via sudoer administration for each server identified in the development, integration and regression environment in support of development and sustainment tasks.
  • Participate in design and implementation activities with emphasis on supportability, maintainability, scalability, performance and overall quality.
  • Provide configuration management for each server identified in the development, integration and regression environment in support of development and sustainment tasks.
  • Identify issues/problems with server implementation and recommend specific solutions
Required Education/Experience/Certs:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of System Administration experience, or 7-9 years of experience in lieu of a BS degree
  • Security+ Certification
Required Skills:
  • Technical experience with Unix (Solaris 10 & 11) and Linux Operating systems
  • Technical experience working in a VMware virtualization environment
  • Experience with enterprise backup and recovery procedures, SAN environments, system performance monitoring tools, and solid understanding of networking technologies (routers, switches, VLANs, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated to understand new technologies and obtain new skills
  • Ability to work within a team-oriented and collaborative environment
Desired Skills:
Understanding of DoD systems, policies and processes is preferred
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