Senior Linux Administrator

  • Lafayette, LA
  • Posted 24 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 68,700.00 - 168,900.00 per year
Full Time


Linux administration
Government contracts
User guides
Continuous improvement
Shell scripting
High availability
Disaster recovery
Performance tuning
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Microsoft Azure

Job Details

Senior Linux Administrator

Position Description
CGI is at the forefront of innovation, and our Linux infrastructure plays a pivotal role in driving our success. We're looking for a seasoned professional like yourself to help lead our Linux administration efforts, ensuring the reliability, security, and scalability of our systems. This position requires strong knowledge of RHEL 7-8, with experience in STIG hardening and Ansible.

This position is located in our Lafayette, LA, Lebanon, VA, Belton, TX, Knoxville, TN or Fairfax, VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.

Due to the nature of this government contract, ship is required.

Your future duties and responsibilities
Support the Linux environment for the database team.
Development of user documentation and guidelines.
Development of presentation material.
Investigate, collaborate, and resolve production jobs and job failures.
Support weekend maintenance activities to apply changes during non-peak hours.
Provide input to continuous improvement of Linux Administration and Support.
Implement STIG hardening standard for required systems.
Utilize Ansible to manage client machines and automate processes.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Excellent communication and written skills.
Proficiency in Linux Patching/upgrading.
Proficiency with Linux commands and shell scripting
Proficiency with Linux troubleshooting
Proficiency with Ansible and Ansible Tower
Proficiency in High Availability and Disaster Recovery
Proficiency in Linux Performance Tuning
Proficiency in STIG hardening
Master's degree and 5+ years of experience in a training-related field or
Bachelor's degree and 7+ years of experience in a training-related field
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust
Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:
Solid working knowledge of Azure
Experience supporting databases running on Linux.
Experience with working with Federal Government clients
CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $68,700.00 - $168,900.00.
At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners,
empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.
CGI's benefits include:
Competitive compensation
Comprehensive insurance options
Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan
Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time
Paid maternity and parental leave
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Member assistance and wellness programs


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You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That's why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company's strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You'll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

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