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Job #: R-00023072
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The successful candidate will provide infrastructure support for an enterprise Linux environment.. Key duties include maintaining operating systems, application support, and infrastructure support.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Design, build, maintain, and support CentOS Linux server infrastructure on both physical and virtual servers
  • Write bash scripts to automate system functions such as backups
  • Provide expert support for troubleshooting of server issues
  • Provide input into strategic and tactical planning on behalf of the customer
  • Complete System Security documentation and CONOPS
  • Provide formal documentation and status reports to fulfill organizational compliance requirements and serve as reference material for other teams

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 8+ years of experience in system administration; if no degree, 4+ years’ experience in system engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years supporting Redhat or CentOS Linux servers
  • 3+ years hands-on-experience with Bash, or equivalent scripting language
  • Experience with virtual server environments
  • Experience with A&A process
  • Knowledge of IC system security standards and INFOSEC processes and boards
  • Ability to self-direct and coordinate others efforts in project tasking’s and investigate issues under limited supervision
  • Ability to communicate to internal and external customers

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working on Agile team using SAFe
  • Experience with ticketing tools such as Jira

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Job Family:

Systems Administration


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