• Location: Chantilly
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2198
Linux Systems Administrator
Clearance: TS/SCI with ability to obtain Polygraph within reasonable period of time
Location: Chantilly, VA

We are looking for team-members with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of Linux Systems Administrator who works with collaborative teams to take data from multiple sources in any format (structured or unstructured), transform it into interpretable fragments, and allow our engines to categorize, quantify, distill, and display results for human analysts to interpret.

Our technology stack is built on cutting edge hardware and software with multiple Windows and Linux environments interfacing with multi-petabyte data processing and analytic platforms – all designed, built, and maintained by our team. The field of insider threat detection and mitigation is evolving and growing, and our program needs highly innovative individuals. As a Linux Systems Administrator, you will help us expand our insider threat infrastructure in a Linux virtualized environment, please keep reading….

Roles and responsibilities potentially include:
  • Administer and manage Linux and hardware for on-premises systems, engineering, analysis, and test environments
  • Perform system and user account maintenance
  • Test and assess security configuration of Linux servers
  • Monitor, evaluate, and optimize system performance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve operating system conflicts
  • Analyze, test and implement security patches and hardening
  • Perform maintenance data collection on the equipment
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance activities
  • Document maintenance actions
  • Installs, configures and maintains multiplatform systems hardware, software and components
  • Integrates security solutions into information systems
Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience.
Desired Experience and Qualifications:
  • Experience with Linux system administration including testing building/provision large-scale physical and/or virtual environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain, and apply good interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure
  • Agile experience
  • DoD 8570 Compliant


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