Senior Linux Administrator (Security Clearance required)
Company: Preferred Systems Solutions
Posted on: January 14, 2019
Are you a talented--Senior Linux Administrator----looking for the next step in your career? Check out PSS! -- -- Position Description PSS, Inc. is actively seeking a--Senior Linux Administrator--to join our growing team located in Chantilly, Virginia.--The successful candidate will maintain and improve, as part of the existing Linux team, the Sponsor---s Linux environment. This includes responsibility for the operating system software and its successful integration with the hardware and applications software across the organization. -- Clearance Requirements TS/SCI with Polygraph--(Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.) Position Requirements Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance Bachelor---s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering, or other related discipline or 10 years of related technical experience may be substituted for education. Minimum of 3 years configuring and maintaining Linux servers. -- Duties, Tasks & Responsibilities Planning, testing, installing, integrating, and maintaining new and upgraded versions of the relevant operating systems Building and hardening Linux servers, and establishing configuration baselines Applying all appropriate security and firmware patches in a timely manner, and assisting in creating, maintaining, and adhering to the organization---s patch management plans Developing test plans and procedures Testing and integrating software and hardware Managing operating system lifecycles Establishing, developing, testing, staging, and operating environments Designing interfaces to external systems Researching and resolving operating system problems efficiently and accurately, while adhering to organizational standards and practices Troubleshooting operating system problems, and collaborating with other teams (e.g. application development, network, etc.) to resolve problems across the organization Providing technical support to other teams (e.g. application development, etc.) on requirements for integration into the operating system Maintaining and updating documentation on the operating system configuration and all other areas of responsibility -- Required Experience, Skills, & Technologies Strong Linux administration experience Experience working in an organization with complex, intertwined systems and data flows Experience creating, maintaining, and communicating complex information technology documentation Experience with domain account management, particularly via Centrify, LDAP, and Active Directory Experience applying security patches in a Linux environment Strong shell scripting experience Puppet scripting experience Ability to manage a large, complex server environment Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively and proactively across a large organization of dispersed teams -- Desired Experience, Skills & Technologies Strong Solaris administration experience Solaris administration/engineering certification (e.g. SCSAS, etc.) -- About PSS: Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in providing Information Technology, Engineering Services, Program Management, and Consulting Services. For over 20 years, PSS has enabled Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initiatives through the application of high quality, innovative, and cost effective professional services and solutions. PSS provides a positive working environment, with opportunities for advancement in our growing local Federal sector workforce. -- PSS is committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace by being an EEOC/AA employer who is committed to hiring a diverse team of professionals to provide world class services and products aimed at exceeding our customer---s expectations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. PSS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. -- -- --
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