Linux Systems Admin (TS/SCI Full Scope Poly)

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

HPC
Computer hardware
ServiceNow
Issue tracking
Standard operating procedure
Operating systems
Nessus
Active Directory
Centrify
LDAP
Service operations
Collaboration
Network
Storage
Security operations
Help desk
Account management
System administration
CentOS
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
VMware
Dragon NaturallySpeaking
DNS
System monitoring
Nagios
Grafana
Data processing
Splunk
Command-line interface
Scripting
Virtual desktop
VDI
Security clearance
Linux
Computer science
Information Technology
CompTIA
Copy editing
Customer engagement
Management
Managed services
Partnership
Value engineering
IMPACT
Effective communication
Policies
Law

Job Details

Linux Systems Administrator (Active TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph Clearance Required)
Annapolis Junction, MD
Full-time, 5-days/week Onsite at Ft. Meade, MD

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly skilled and TS/SCI Full-Scope Poly cleared Systems Administrator to join our client's Enterprise HPC Infrastructure support team that is a part of a federal/Intelligence community program/contract. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with CentOS/RHEL, VMware Horizon, and secure DNS, along with a strong background in systems monitoring and data processing.

This role requires an individual who is proficient in using tools such as Nagios, Grafana, and Splunk, and possesses basic command-line scripting abilities. Knowledge of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) principles is a significant advantage.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support foundational aspects of the enterprise's HPC infrastructure and user-facing services using Linux desktop operating systems.
  • Conduct regular system maintenance checks.
  • Perform hardware and software installations.
  • Assist in troubleshooting software, hardware, and peripheral issues using the ServiceNow ticketing system.
  • Document standard operating procedures and assist higher-level administrators with larger projects.
  • Conduct regular security patching, assessments, and scans on Linux operating systems using tools like Tenable Nessus.
  • Manage user home directories, accounts, and groups using Active Directory and Centrify.
  • Utilize LDAP for advanced directory service operations.
  • Collaborate with network, storage, server, and security operations teams.
  • Implement standard security mitigation techniques.
Requirements:
  • 1-5 years of experience in help desk, account management, desktop system administration, or a related area.
  • Experience with CentOS/RHEL, VMware Horizon, and secure DNS.
  • Familiarity with systems monitoring tools such as Nagios and Grafana, data processing using Splunk, and basic command-line scripting.
  • Knowledge of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) principles is a plus.
  • Must hold an Active Top Secret (TS/SCI) Full Scope Polygraph Clearance.
  • Must have Linux systems experience.
  • Must work onsite 5 days a week at Ft. Meade, MD.
Degree Requirements:
  • Associate Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Degree can be substituted with an additional year of relevant experience.
Certification Requirements:
  • CompTIA Security+ CE (required)

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