16 days old

Linux Administrator (Entry-Level)

IMS, Inc.
Beltsville, Maryland 20705
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Looking for a collaborative, fun company with room for growth?

IMS, Inc. is a recognized leader in the biomedical IT field, with clients including the NCI, CDC, & major pharmaceutical firms. We are a diverse group of people with a focus on product quality, customer satisfaction, & enjoying what we do. We have a relaxed, friendly work environment, where employees are recognized for the work that they do. Add to that work/life balance, social events, casual dress, & no cubicles- that’s why many employees have stayed with us.

Join us as a Linux Administrator & see what makes IMS such a unique place to work!

 As a Linux Administrator, you will:

  • Work with our team of approximately 20 IT specialists to maintain & enhance the IMS IT infrastructure
  • Provide development operations (DevOps) support to a variety of project teams
  • Build & maintain system software on containerization platforms such as Kubernetes (AKS, EKS)
  • Work with Linux servers & networking components to perform routine Linux administration & maintenance tasks & the initial troubleshooting steps to assist in the resolution of related issues
  • Assist in the selection of vendors for technical components
  • Prepare documentation for infrastructure components (e.g. installation & change control)
  • Perform other systems administration-related duties as assigned

To be eligible for this position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • BA/BS degree, or AA/AS degree w/equivalent experience, in Computer Technology, Math, or related field from an accredited institution as determined by the U.S. DOE
  • 0-3 years of related professional experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Linux & TCP/IP networking
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language (Java, Bash, Python, Perl, etc.)
  • Experience with git & configuration management tools such as Puppet or Chef a plus
  • Experience with Amazon EKS, Azure AKS, Kubernetes, Tanzu Grid, or other container platform a plus
  • Demonstrated strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to relay technical information to clients & users in layman terms
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving & analytical skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail & organization skills
  • Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, & work within a team
  • Strong presentation skills preferred
  • Ability to obtain & maintain a Level 5 Public trust security clearance

If this sounds like the right position for your career, apply today at: https://www.imsweb.com/employment/job.description.php?position=25010.


IMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.


Posted: 2021-04-21 Expires: 2021-05-21

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