Senior Linux Systems Administrator- DoD Secret Clearance

Company: TEKsystems, Inc ( Learn More )

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US-KY-Fort Knox
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Job Description

One of our Top Partners supporting the US Army on post at Fort Knox, KY is in need of a Senior Linux Administrator. Candidates must have the following skills:

Top Three Skills:

  1. Linux (RedHat) Systems Administration = 80%
  2. Scripting = 10%
  3. Troubleshooting & patching expertise = 10%

Clearance Level: Secret or Interim Secret

Certification Requirement By Day One: CompTIA Security+ CE or Higher and Linux Based Certification

Job Description:

Description of Duties: Responsible for providing comprehensive Linux administration in an enterprise environment. Must be able to install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade and document all aspects of the of the Linux architecture. Must be able to perform optimization and performance testing, provide technical support for incident response and reporting and provide on-call support as needed. Must be able to implement and maintain a secure Linux server environment in compliance with all IA and DoD STIG guidelines.

  • Eight years of technical experience administering Linux in an Enterprise environment
  • Experience in applications software development for complex business applications using Agile Development methodology and techniques are desirable
  • Completed Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Four years of additional general experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree
  • Strong understanding of Satellite & RHEL patching
  • Experienced in scripting skills: Perl, Python, Korn/Bash, etc.
  • EMC Networker, Avamar, DPA experience a huge plus.
  • Experience in Network operations and design, switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Knowledge of ISO/ITIL processes and documentation standards is desired
  • Possess a SECRET clearance or have the ability to get one.
  • Must have at least an interim SECRET to begin work on the contract
  • Must be able to obtain a Security+ that is enrolled into the CompTIA Continuing Education program before start date
  • Secondary certification in relevant to the computing environment - Red Hat Certification will be required for these positions
  • Must sign privileged level access agreement
  • Skills/Abilities:

  • Team player, strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, work as both a team and/or as a self-directed individual, client-facing experience, self-disciplined and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to train other team members on the applications, proper procedures, problem isolation
  • Ability to develop instructions in a logical, detailed flow
  • Extensive Shell scripting experience is required
  • Candidates must be able to pass a Background and Drug Screen About TEKsystems:

    Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.




    About TEKsystems:

    Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.



    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

    If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.
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