Linux Administrator #3931


  • US-VA-Woodbridge
  • Information Technology
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Linux Systems Administrator: Work within a team to provide OS-level Systems Admin support to a Linux infrastructure supporting 100+ application systems. Also provide support for the internal team and applications used to maintain the customer and internal systems within the environment. Help maintain systems across multiple data centers to support 99.995%+ uptime service level.  Work with the team to remediate security vulnerabilities. Candidate will have the opportunity to grow their skill set toward Cloud Administration. 


Technologies Used: RedHat, Solaris, RemedyForce and Service Now, SharePoint, SolarWinds, Security Center, MS Office products, Teams.


Required Qualifications/Responsibilities

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team-oriented and proactive learner.
  • 3 or more years of experience as a Linux Systems Administrator for RedHat 7/8 (Solaris is a plus).
  • Experience installing/configuring Linux servers in an Enterprise virtual or stand-alone environment. (Installing AWS EC2 is a plus.)
  • Experience installing security patches to Linux servers.
  • Experience with basic O/S administration tasks dealing with user account maintenance, disk usage thresholds, system log continuity and investigating system alerts, diagnosing the cause and troubleshooting to a resolution.
  • Ability to multi-task, addressing questions from customers and staff while working task at hand.
  • Be a part of an on-call, patch window rotation.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting on Linux OS-related issues.
  • Experience documenting system configurations within the environment.
  • Provide support to the internal team members for Linux related issues.
  • Experience with command-line tools/techniques to monitor Linux servers.
  • Ability to work in a ticket-based reporting system.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain a Public Trust background investigation.
  • Must be a US Citizen.


Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Information Systems.
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA).
  • Familiarity or training in AWS/Azure Cloud environments.
  • Knowledge of Oracle (Solaris 10 and 11).
  • Knowledge of Oracle Linux.
  • Familiarity with VMWare environments.
  • Demonstrated Network knowledge; ability to diagnose Network issues from a systems perspective.
  • Work experience with technical customers.
  • Knowledge of performance tuning and monitoring groups.

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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