Linux Systems Administrator
Posted on: July 18, 2021
Leidos currently has an opening for a Linux Systems Administer
to work in our Bowie, MD office. This is an exciting opportunity to
be responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation,
and the highest level of performance tuning and recovery procedures
for program systems. Serves as a technical expert in the area of
system administration for complex operating systems.
Recommends the redesign and configuration of operating
systems and system applications. Investigates and analyzes
feasibility of system requirements and develops system
specifications. Identifies methods, solutions, and provides
project leadership and management in order to provide a high level
of service internal and external customers.
This contract is a multi-year contract for the development,
integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection
systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime
contract is extremely important to the government and offers its
team members the opportunity to work autonomously. Join a
tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission
relevance on emerging technologies.
An experienced System Administrator that has both Linux and
Windows experience is needed provide administration and operational
support to mission and analytic networks. The candidate will need a
proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability
to integrate into an existing technical team. To be successful in
this role the candidate will need to be strong with Linux and
comfortable working with Windows.
Provide system administration / installation / configuration for
mission and analytic networks. This will include but is not limited
User account management, administration, access/controls and
Installation and configuration of workstations and servers
Kernel parameter and disk partition modification
Support to WAN infrastructure
Client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, network
administration troubleshooting, and shell script programming.
Provide regression testing on new software releases
Perform OS compliance with DISA STIGS.
Developing/documenting standard operating procedures.
Endpoint Protection within Linux and Windows environment
Understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems,
Understanding of TCP/IP and related protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SSH,
SECRET clearance required
Bachelor’s Degree is highly desired but is not required and 8
years of experience
In lieu of Bachelor’s Degree, experience will be considered on a
case by case basis
System administration experience with RedHat/CentOS 6, 7, and
Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016 is also required (system calls,
file systems, processes, etc.).
Experience with user account administration, installation and
configuration of workstations and peripherals, kernel parameter and
disk partition modification, client-server support, software and
hardware upgrades, troubleshooting, and shell script
Experience working in a large, highly available Linux
Experience with enterprise storage architectures.
Red Hat certifications are desired and/or related certifications
will count toward experience requirement
Virtualization experience (VMware vCenter, ESXi, KVM)
Experience with JIRA and Confluence.
Experience with GIT, Subversion, or other CM system.
Experience with Network Information Service (NIS), Network File
System (NFS), and Domain Name System (DNS).
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Keywords: Leidos, Bowie , Linux Systems Administrator, Other , Bowie, Maryland
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