Senior System Administrator

    • BAE Systems
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 36 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 126,610.00 - 215,270.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Drawing
Supply chain management
Manufacturing
Training and development
Software design
Cyber security
ICD
Security controls
Authentication
Microsoft Windows
Customer service
System administration
Reporting
Capacity management
Management
Network
Computer hardware
Automation
Software deployment
Collaboration
Government contracts
Telecommuting
Security clearance
Computer science
Linux+
Red Hat Certified Engineer
RHCSA
LPIC
Red Hat Linux
CentOS
Debian Linux
VMware
Virtualization
Docker
Shell
Perl
Python
Dragon NaturallySpeaking
DNS
HTTP
SMTP
SNMP
Virtual machines
Cloud computing
Scalability
Database
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Microsoft Servers
Command-line interface
Servers
LDAP
Kerberos
Apache HTTP Server
Problem solving
Communication
Operating systems
Microsoft WSUS
Windows PowerShell
Scripting
Linux
Microsoft Windows Server
Microsoft Operating Systems
Active Directory
Group policy
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft Exchange
Amazon Web Services
Amazon EC2
Amazon S3
Amazon EFS
Storage
DevOps
Ansible
Configuration Management
Git
High availability
Benchmarking
STIG
Hardening
Regulatory Compliance
Encryption
Data
Agile
Design
Information security
Policies and procedures
Finance
Legal
Insurance
Military
Programmable logic controller
Aerospace
Adobe AIR
Information Technology
Customer support
Elasticsearch
Electronics
FAR
Professional development
IMPACT
Partnership

Job Details

Job Description
You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F- 35 fighter jet. At Electronic Systems, you'll be among the brightest minds, working on the aerospace and defense industry's most difficult problems. Drawing strength from our differences, we're innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first - exemplified by our missions: "We Protect Those Who Protect Us " and "We Innovate for Those Who Move the World." Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

Our employees turn innovative engineering designs into real solutions to meet our customers' needs. From Supply Chain, to manufacturing and test, Electronic Systems offers opportunities to work with technology rarely accessible in other manufacturing firms. Our training and development programs provide employees with career advancement in a diverse work environment.

In this role, you will be joining a team supporting customers, designing, implementing, and managing lab infrastructure to meet the customer requirements. In this role, you will build, configure, administer, and troubleshoot Linux servers and user workstation hardware and software; design and implement workgroup-scale networks; build and manage authentication, file-share, and other collaboration servers to support groups of heterogeneous client systems. You will work with cyber security staff to develop and apply hardening steps for systems for classified use to ICD-503 security controls, and other customer standards. Document system configuration for new and existing systems. Experience with centralized authentication technologies such as LDAP and Active Directory domains in supporting (Windows/Linux) cross-platform clients is desirable.

You should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated and work well in teams. Flexibility in approach to finding solutions, the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities, and learn new technologies quickly are some of the qualities a successful candidate will have.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Proactively maintain and develop all Linux infrastructure technology to maintain a 24x7x365 uptime service
  • Engineering of systems administration-related solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Maintain best practices on managing systems and services across all environments
  • Fault finding, analysis and of logging information for reporting of performance exceptions
  • Proactively monitoring system performance and capacity planning
  • Manage, coordinate, and implement software upgrades, patches, hot fixes on servers, workstations, and network hardware
  • Create and modify scripts or applications to perform tasks
  • Provide input on ways to improve the stability, security, efficiency, and scalability of the environment
  • Collaborate with other teams and team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes
Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed fulltime on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.

* Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires ship status*

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We take pride in important work-life balance initiatives including every other Friday Off, Flextime, and Telecommuting. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Candidate must have a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • Typically, a bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology
  • A combination of the following: Linux+, RHCE, RHCSA, LPIC- 1: Linux Administrator, LPIC- 2: Linux Engineer or LPIC- 3: Enterprise Linux Professional Certification
  • Previous working experience as a Linux Administrator for 5 year(s)
  • In depth knowledge of Linux: RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc.
  • Familiarity with VMWare and virtualization concepts and/or Docker or Podman Containers.
  • Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
  • Ability to use verbal and written communication skills to present information to a diverse population (technical and non-technical).
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and independently.
  • Knowledge of existing virtual machine and cloud technologies including principles and methods of scalability to match workloads.
  • Knowledge of multiple specialties such as operating systems, database platforms, storage technologies, including knowledge of administering operating systems like Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Microsoft Server.
  • Demonstrated experience working on remote Systems via use of command line.
  • Hands on experience integrating Linux servers in Active Directory (or using LDAP/Kerberos)
  • Experience installing and configuring basic services including httpd/Apache, vftpd and sshd.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in an order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of dependencies.
  • Experience with operating system update services such as WSUS, YUM or DNF.
  • Knowledge of the following technologies: Ansible modules, PowerShell scripting, ELK Stack and Trellix Anti-Virus and integrating Linux with Windows Active Directory

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Experience with enterprise level Windows Server operating environments, including Windows Active Directory, Group Policy Management, SharePoint, Exchange services
  • Experience with monitoring solutions like ELK Stack
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS): EC2, S3 and EFS storage
  • DevOps and/or DevSecOps
  • Experience with implementing Ansible modules and configuration management with Git.
  • Parallel system architectures, designing for high availability, performance benchmarking, multi-level security, STIG hardening and compliance, encryption in motion, data at rest encryption, software designed data center (SDDC)
  • Agile design methodologies
  • Knowledge of encrypted communications and information security / assurance / cyber policies and procedures

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $126610 - $215270

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
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