Red Hat Linux Administrator

Location: San Diego, California
Date Posted: 04-25-2018
Position Title: Red Hat Linux Administrator
Location: San Diego, CA
Security Clearance Type: Secret Clearance required
Work Status: U.S. Citizen
Position Status: Contract to hire
Compensation: Negotiable
Position Overview:
Seneca’s client is looking for a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 7) Administrator to be the primary POC for the maintenance of the company’s Linux core infrastructure as well as manage up to 30 Windows 10 based laptops on the developmental network. The candidate will work closely with the project team in the day to day management and maintenance of approximately 100 physical virtual servers and physical laptops.
Job Description:
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7 system administration.
  • Harden infrastructure resources in compliance with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs).
  • Monitor infrastructure availability and performance.
  • Automate system patch availability, configuration management, and compliance auditing using Red Hat Satellite server, Ansible, Puppet, and/or other automated CM products.
  • Experience writing and managing scripts and utilities to automate day to day systems administration and configuration management tasks.
  • Functional working knowledge in these areas: MTP, HTTP, LDAP, Kerberos, NFS, DNS, DHCP, HTTP proxy, and SMB.
  • Create documentation on current processes and newly engineered solutions.
  • Ability to use Ansible and Git.
  • Basic networking knowledge and hands on, including DNS and Web Service configuration.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and experience performing root cause analysis. This includes troubleshooting any and all issues with system configurations, backups, files systems, and user access.
  • Experience administering virtualized server environments with VMware vSphere/ESXi.
  • Experience hardening servers and applications to DISA standards and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scans and documenting variances from the guidelines when needed.
  • Understanding of Agile Software development processes.
Required Skills:
  • 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.
  • One of the following:
    • Security+ CE, GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP), System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • One of the following:
    • Linux+, LPIC-2 Advanced Level Linux Professional, LPIC-3 Senior Level Linux Professional, RHCDS Red Hat Certified Datacenter Specialist, RHCERed Hat Certified Engineer, RHCSA Red Hat Certified System Administrator, RHCDS Red Hat Certified Data Center Specialist
  • Experience administering virtualized server environments including Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and VMware vSphere/ESXi
Desired Skills:
  • Windows operating system knowledge (Windows 10 preferred)
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and ITIL Certification
  • Experience with the IAVM process
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
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