Linux System Administrator

Laurel, Maryland, United States · Ven


Our client is a government contractor, providing cyber security, IT, and analytics services. They work with a variety of branches of government, including the US Army, Air Force, Homeland Security, and others.

Performs system capacity analysis and planning, maintains servers, creates monitoring reports and logs, and ensures functionality of system links

Performs configuration management and documentation of network and system topologies

Prepares technical implementation plans that provide integrated solutions, including actions, milestones, timelines, and critical paths required for complete solutions

Possesses comprehensive knowledge of the organization’s hardware, software, and network components in addition to knowledge of programming languages and operating systems, current equipment and technologies in use, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and system performance monitoring tools

Plans, organizes, and documents complex system design activities and configure systems to be consistent with the USCYBERCOM policies and procedures

Organizes and directs the configuration and operation of information management systems

Provides the day-to-day system administration to include system and resource optimization, and user assistance

Conducts capacity and performance analysis, and provides system configuration change and upgrade recommendations

Increases system administrator efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts, develops system administrator procedures, and conducts system administrator training and skills assessment

Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities and programming techniques and controls


Candidates for this position must possess a valid Top Secret security clearance with an in scope SSBI and candidates must have successfully completed a CI polygraph within the past seven years.

Qualifications: (Must meet the minimum qualifications determined by Labor category description)

Minimum 10 years of system administrator experience

Minimum of High School Diploma

Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAT Level I Certification

Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.

One year of modern operating systems and network architectures, certification and accreditation, architecture development and design, risk Assessments, and IA Metrics gathering.

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