Cleared Linux/VMWare Administrator

RedHat Linux, Security, FISMA, VMware, Apache, Tomcat, heterogeneous LAN, TCP/IP, backups, security
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

You will have the opportunity to develop cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. As part of a high visibility team, you will join dedicated professionals to  maintain system availability and test out newer platforms on classified and unclass networks. You will be responsible for installing, operating and maintaining a heterogeneous environment consisting of servers running RedHat Linux, VMware ESXi, and Windows.  There are separate development, testing, staging, and production environments. The servers are used to host enterprise web applications, and include Apache, Tomcat, Oracle, and MySQL. Network devices include routers, firewalls, switches, load balancers, and Network Attached Storage (NAS). A full suite of FISMA compliant security and management applications are also included.  


  • The person qualified for this position should have previous experience installing operating and maintaining hardware and software that uses Linux and VMware ESXi.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years experience.
  • Experience working on a modern virtualized network is required.
  • Experience working in a classified environment is required.
  • Candidate must demonstrate passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of IT and the ability to further advance the Program’s technology.
  • Clearance:  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens possessing an active Top Secret security clearance.

Our work typically includes the following:

  • Install, configure and update hardware and software.
  • Operate and maintain all integrated systems to support mission operations.
  • Perform daily application updates and maintenance functions.
  • Respond to Tier 3 and Tier 4 trouble tickets.
  • Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls.
  • Respond to management system alerts.
  • Deploy monthly security patches and updates.
  • Respond to after-hours trouble calls.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support annual FISMA and NIST security requirements.
  • Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission.
  • Become familiar with other team responsibilities to enable acting as backup/augmentation as required

Current Top Secret Clearance is Required. Candidates who have successfully completed a CI polygraph are preferred.


Who is CollabraSpace?

We are an elite team of professionals who enjoy breaking fresh ground in the pursuit of critical solutions. We are known for our incredible talent in engineering utilizing our knowledge and experience. We have a unique talent at partnering our team members with the right projects to obtain customer and employee satisfaction.

What Makes Us Great?

  • Dynamic people
  • Team-Oriented Environment
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Challenging Opportunities

Ask yourself this…

Do you work for an organization that values your contributions? Do you get paid for every hour you work on the program? Do your teammates help you? Do your managers inspire you? Does your company pay all the premiums for your family's medical and dental plans? Are you immediately vested in the 401k plan? Do you accrue PTO like it is going out of style?

Maybe it's time to move beyond your job and get a career at CollabraSpace.CollabraSpace is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 

Posted By

David Schwartz

306 Sentinel Drive, Suite 350 Annapolis Junction, MD, 20701

Dice Id : 10236662
Position Id : 395117
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