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Principal Linux System Administrator Job

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Principal Linux System Administrator Job

Principal Linux System Administrator Job

Date: Sep 15, 2018

Location: Greenbelt, MD, US

Company: SAIC

Principal Linux System Administrator (Job Number:436702)


Job Description:

- Has working at NASA a dream since you touched your 1st computer? Now is your chance to join the SAIC team supporting NASA's Goddard NASCOM Network System Administration Team as we build, manage, and support the worldwide NASA Mission Network.
- The role of Sr. Systems Administrator is a hands- on technical position joining a seasoned and diverse team of information technology professionals supporting mostly a Unix/Linux environment with a small handful of Windows systems mixed-in.

Job Responsibilities:

- Perform senior-level Linux/Unix system administration including troubleshooting, fault isolation, system tuning, software installation, maintenance.

- Identify and implement system and process-level improvements including providing recommendations to purchase and then implementing hardware and software solutions.

- Provide senior-level mentoring to junior and mid-level system administration staff.

- Developing and implement strategy, design, implementation and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.

- Ideal candidate must be able to grasp a wide range of unique skills, and be able to think and respond quickly to real-time problems as they arise.

- Candidate must have strong multi-tasking skills to effectively meet task objectives.

- Participate in an on-call rotation providing off-hours support.

Required Education and Experience:

- Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience preferred

- Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience preferred

- PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience preferred

- 18 years of experience is acceptable in lieu of degree

- Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

- Current Secret clearance preferred

Required Skills:

- Linux/Unix operating system administration

- Scripting experience with Perl, Bash, Python, etc.

- TCP/IP and network protocols including DNS, SMTP, SNMP, ICMP, SSH, RADIUS, and LDAP

- HP Open View and HP Network Node Manager (NNMi)

- Windows operating system administration

- VMWare ESXi hypervisors

- Self-disciplined and self-motivated

- Demonstrated analytical and communication skills

Desired Skills:

- Experience supporting Federal systems including FISMA Certification and Accreditation

- Managing software and hardware deployment projects

- Experience with postfix, opsware, sybase, apache, mysql, mrtg

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAICs approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: May 22, 2018, 8:08:59 AM
Primary Location: United States-MD-GREENBELT
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: System Administrator, Linux, Database, Engineer, Unix, Technology, Engineering


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