Linux & Network Operations Administrator - Chantilly, Virginia United States - 21519

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 21519
Title: Linux & Network Operations Administrator
Job Location: Chantilly, Virginia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $150,000.00 - $175,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: plus benefits & 401K
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Come join the team that is creating cutting edge signal processing, geolocation, and communication systems for the future!

 

You must have an Active TS/SCI with a CI Polygraph to be eligible.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Come join the team that is creating cutting edge signal processing, geolocation, and communication systems for the future!

The primary responsibilities in the Linux & Network Operations Administrator position are:

  • Linux based server configuration and deployment on RedHat based systems.
  • OS security hardening and monitoring.
  • Managing infrastructure configuration management tools such as puppet and ansible.
  • Deploying, configuring and maintaining high speed managed switching infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of and capability to perform proper firewall configuration and maintenance.
  • Physically able to pull cables and knowledge of requirement for separating cabling for multiple networks.
  • Service performance monitoring and testing.
  • Creating and maintaining system documentation and recovery plans.
  • Knowledge and capability to support hardware infrastructure including setup and maintenance of rackmount server, desktop, and laptop computing infrastructure.
  • Power and cooling management of rack mount server and network infrastructure.
  • Willingness to be “on-call” for after-hours support and troubleshooting.

What required background will make you successful?

  • Strong troubleshooting workflow and knowledge of troubleshooting tools.
  • Familiarity with network concepts, including subnetting, firewalls, switches, and basic routing.
  • Working knowledge of network technologies such as LDAP, IGMP, DHCP, NTP, and DNS.
  • Familiarity with a scripting or programming language.
  • Working with external customers to support interfaces with mission critical networks.
  • Desire to learn new skills and independently propose solutions in a development environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance. Prefer FS Polygraph.
  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

Preferred skills:

  • 2+ years of hands on experience administering a complex Unix or Linux environment.
  • Experience with high speed managed switches (Brocade and Cisco in particular)
  • Working knowledge of source code management and collaboration tools such as GitLab.
  • Experience working in a mixed environment containing both Linux and Windows systems.
  • Experience in installing and maintaining rack mount infrastructure
  • Experience with VM / Container (OpenStack)
  • Experience with scripting/programming language – python preferred
  • Certification (Security+, LPIC, RHCSA, LFCS)

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Strong troubleshooting workflow and knowledge of troubleshooting tools.
  • Familiarity with network concepts, including subnetting, firewalls, switches, and basic routing.
  • Working knowledge of network technologies such as LDAP, IGMP, DHCP, NTP, and DNS.
  • Familiarity with a scripting or programming language.
  • Working with external customers to support interfaces with mission critical networks.
  • Desire to learn new skills and independently propose solutions in a development environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance. Prefer FS Polygraph.
  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

Preferred skills:

  • 2+ years of hands on experience administering a complex Unix or Linux environment.
  • Experience with high speed managed switches (Brocade and Cisco in particular)
  • Working knowledge of source code management and collaboration tools such as GitLab.
  • Experience working in a mixed environment containing both Linux and Windows systems.
  • Experience in installing and maintaining rack mount infrastructure
  • Experience with VM / Container (OpenStack)
  • Experience with scripting/programming language – python preferred
  • Certification (Security+, LPIC, RHCSA, LFCS)

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree