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Unix/Linux Systems Administrator

White Sands Missile Range, NM · Information Technology
Direct hire.  This is not a temp to perm or temp opening.  Seeking Systems Administrator with Unix or Linux experience.  Location is White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Interim Secret or Secret clearance required.  Pay up to $60,000 a year with full benefits but would depend on experience. CompTIA SECURITY+ or Network+ Certification is required.  Relocation ok.

Technical Duties and Functional Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate should be able to perform the following:
  • Provides comprehensive Unix, Linux, and sometimes Windows systems administration, and support their environments. Works on multiple projects simultaneously and supports a broad user base;
  • Interfaces with users in order to resolve technical and user problems relating to services and applications that are running on both physical and virtualized servers;
  • Provides pager coverage for trouble-shooting problems 24x7, as scheduled and needed;
  • Supports the integration and implementation of Unix and Linux systems into the production environment; install applications and patches according to the approved change management procedures at the WSMR;
  • Coordinates tests of new servers, other hardware, and software;
  • Performs off-hour maintenance work;
  • Installs and configures Sun Solaris environment, as needed;
  • Assists business users and Unix Engineers with the setup and installation of the applications and tests within the UNIX environment.
Job Requirements, Skills, and Certs:
  • CompTIA SECURITY+ or Network+ Certification is required
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED:   Secret clearance or Interim Secret
  • Must have operational experience in support production servers within DoD or other Federal Government Agencies with security and compliance requirements
  • Must have 1+ year of demonstrated work experience with Linux, Unix, and/or Solaris
Additional Information about Position and Company
  • Salary: up to $60,000 based on experience
  • Job location:  White Sands Missile Range, NM
  • Company benefits:
    • Medical/dental/vision insurance
    • 3 weeks PTO
    • 10 paid Federal Holidays
    • 401(k) plan with matching funds
    • Long-  and short-term Disability coverage
    • Company sponsored Life Insurance coverage
    • Hiring Referral Bonus
    • Reimbursement for approved technical training/exams
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