The candidate will be responsible for installs, upgrades, support, and problem resolution for Linux base infrastructure. Must be dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver. Must have the aptitude and attitude to tackle technical challenges without clear instructions. Job duties include all aspects of systems administration such as installation, configuration, implementation, and maintenance of Linux systems both physical and virtual
Typical responsibilities will include:
- Building, configuring, and troubleshooting open source and commercial applications
- System backups/restorations
- User support of system
- Documentation of system architecture
- Documentation for end user of the system
- Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of experience in system administration; additional experience in lieu of degree.
- Experience with Linux Administration
- Experience in CentOS/Ubuntu
- Ability to conduct root-cause analysis for Linux systems and services
- Knowledge of scripting languages such as Bash or Python
- Basic networking experience (TCP/IP, routing, SSH, OpenVPN) is desired
- Possess strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and verbal/written communication skills.
- Experience with LDAP
- Knowledge of automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, and Puppet
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Deploying servers in cloud environments such as AWS and Azure
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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