The Linux System Administrator I will be responsible for administrating day-to-day IT systems to include system availability, backup/restore, configuration changes, maintaining and patching both physical and virtual.
-Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
-Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
-Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels. Installs and monitors security auditing software and remediates defects based on customer security policies.
-Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
-Develops and promotes standard operating procedures.
-Provides technical oversight during installations and recovery projects. -Conducts routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
-Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.
-Responds to system alerts and engages in troubleshooting and problem resolution. Collaborates with vendors on product capabilities and improvements needed to meet customer requirements.
Required Skills, Experience, and Education:
Five (5) years of experience as an SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity are required.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
Five (5) years of SA experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.
Required Clearance: Candidate must have a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance.