Leidos is seeking a Sr. Linux Administrator. The duties include examining highly complex customer problems and suggesting and implementing appropriate corrective action to initiate a repair or return. This role analyzes recurring problems and initiates solutions for preventing reoccurrence. Individuals in this role may be required to remotely log into the end users' endpoint (desktops and/or servers with Windows or Linux OS) in order to perform technical software configuration, rebooting, and other remedial actions. The Linux Administrator performs System Administration tasks on a customer’s system that supports mission needs and coordination requirements. This individual will work in a team environment and coordinate with appropriate elements to effectively meet design, development, deployment, and monitoring/securing objectives.
Design, build and deploy applications in a hardened enterprise Linux environment.
Review and compare multiple platform options for applications and collaborating with specific teams to choose an appropriate platform.
Design and implement a tool set that simplify provisioning and support of a large enterprise Linux environment.
Plan, configure and implement features on the Linux platform that enhance availability, response time, and monitoring of key system metrics.
PKI management using OpenSSL
Strong foundation of knowledge around AWS cloud services and the cloud ecosystem. (Cisco UCS, Splunk, Solarwinds, elastic search, dhcp, ldap)
Subject matter expert with Linux (RHEL)/CentOS
Experience setting up and modifying system monitoring with Nagios
Scripting language experience
Strong background in Linux or UNIX server setup, deployment, and maintenance
In-depth experience coding and developing automation scripts (C, Java, Python, and C++)
Significant experience examining error logs, systems performance data
Familiar with best practices and techniques to maintain and enhance information security
The candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree with 12+ years of prior relevant experience or a Master’s Degree with 10+ years of prior relevant experience. Will consider work experience in lieu of a degree.
The candidate must have an active TS/SCI with a polygraph.
Preferred scripting in Bash, Perl, or Python
Pay Range:Pay Range $108,550.00 - $196,225.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Original Posting Date:12/11/2023
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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