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Red Hat Linux Systems Administrator

Falls Church, VA · Information Technology
Direct hire.  This is not a temp to perm or temp opening.  Seeking mid to Senior level Systems Administrator with Red Hat Linux experience.  Must be US Citize with current clearance.  Prefer Secret and/or DHS related clearance.  Location is Falls Church, VA.  Pay up to $125,000 a year with full benefits, but will depend on experience and candidate pool.  Red Hat is required.

As part of a Development Team (approx. 10 people), serve as a Unix/Linux Server Administrator who will perform systems administration supporting engineering and sustainment teams with the running of multiple hosted enterprise applications.  The ideal candidate should be knowledgeable about Unix/Linux Server Administration and how it is installed, configured, patched, and monitored.  The candidate should also have experience with scripting and managing/troubleshooting COTS tools.
Technical Duties and Functional Responsibilities:
  • Monitor and perform reconciliations between systems.
  • Perform administration of Linux/Unix systems.
  • Support administration and troubleshooting of COTS products (including MicroFocus)
  • Comply with government-wide, DHS, and CBP requirements including those associated with systems security, access and internal controls.
  • Provide experience and best practices related to O&M support.
  • Proactively identify, recommend solutions for systems issues and support their resolution.
Job Requirements, Skills, and Certs:
  • Must be U.S. Citizen with current clearance
    • Secret clearance, Top Secret clearance, or prior CBP experience a plus.
  • Must have 10+ year of experience with Linux, Unix, and/or Solaris
  • Familiarity or experience with mainframe systems a plus.
Additional Information about Position and Company:
  • Salary: up to $125,000 depending on experience (or $85/hr 1099)
  • Job location:  Falls Church, VA
  • 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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