Senior Unix Administrator

Full Time



    Job Description

    Job ID: 2216454

    Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, US

    Date Posted: 2022-11-03

    Category: Information Technology

    Subcategory: IT Sys Integration

    Schedule: Full-time

    Shift: Day Job

    Travel: No

    Minimum Clearance Required: None

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust

    Potential for Remote Work: No


    SAIC is currently seeking a motivated and energetic Senior UNIX Admin to join our team to begin an exciting and challenging career.

    Job Responsibilities-
      • Providing leadership role in troubleshooting, investigation of production issues
      • Actively monitors, analyzes, suggests and documents infrastructure processes with a focus on technology growth, performance, reliability and security
      • Coordinating with clients, management team, application team's data center and users
      • Working effectively as a team member with the cross-functional development and systems management disciplines to identify requirements and subsequently leading projects in the implementation of infrastructure solutions


      • BS 9 years plus System administration experience. 6+ with Linux (RHEL)
      • Support of large number of systems, more than 250
      • Experience with Hardware Support and onsite support (assuming local)
      • Experience with scripting (Shell, Python, Perl)
      • Ability/willingness to participate in off hours support rotation
      • Some Experience with a using services from a cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc)
      • Good communication (written and verbal) and time management skills
      • Understanding Networking technologies/tools and do network troubleshooting.
      • Experience in hardening systems and doing security remediation.
      • Operating System Configuration Tools

      • Experience with LDAP using and or supporting LDAP.
      • Experience with support Linux systems running Database (Oracle, PostgreSQL , MySQL)
      • Experience supporting a database (Oracle, PostreSQL, MySQL)
      • Experience with a Kubernetes Platform (OpenSource, OpenShift, etc)
      • Experience with running and maintaining containers
      • Advanced Experience with one or more Cloud provider
      • Experience with Exadata
      • Experience with Ansible

    Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

    My SAIC Benefits.