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Linux System Administrator - Secret Clearance preferred (On-Site)
General Dynamics Oakton, VA

Linux System Administrator - Secret Clearance preferred (On-Site)

General Dynamics
Oakton, VA
  • Medical , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time

Discover a career that is challenging, impactful, and mission-critical. Join our team as a Linux System Administrator and make an impact. While you help us advance the mission, we’ll help advance your career.

US Citizenship required. Candidate must be local to the area and work onsite. Representative Duties and Tasks:Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systemsMaintains the integrity and security of servers and systemsServes as a front-line interface to users with technical issuesMakes recommendations for hardware and software purchasesCollaborates with the program teams including Operations, Software Development, QA, SecurityInteracts with third-party technology vendorsConducts systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologiesDuties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training usersPerforms Server administration for Server Operating SystemsPerforms administration of physical and virtualized serversResponsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardwareConfigures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on serversPerforms OS and vendor software patching on serversMonitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools What you bring to the table:Experience with installation, configuration, and management of Linux systems (Red Hat experience preferred)Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering or a related specialized area or field is required, plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

Security Clearance Requirements:Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. GDIT will sponsor the security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. Nice to have experience:Ansible for configuration management and application deploymentMonitoring and alerting packages (e.g., Nagios, Grafana, and Prometheus)Experience with at least one scripting languages such as Bash or PhythonNetworks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemesSTIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides)Storage Area NetworksClustered File Systems What sets you apart:Ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle increasing responsibilities with growing complexityAbility to interact effectively with project teams, managers, and end usersCreative and innovative thinking with the ability to multi-taskCommitment to ongoing professional developmentGDIT IS YOUR PLACE 401K with company matchComprehensive health and wellness packagesInternal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your careerProfessional growth opportunities including paid education and certificationsCutting-edge technology you can learn fromRest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


General Dynamics

Oakton, VA



Posted date

April 01, 2024

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General Dynamics job posting for a Linux System Administrator - Secret Clearance preferred (On-Site) in Oakton, VA with a salary of $43 to $66 Hourly with a map of Oakton location.