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Systems Administrator II
Ref No.: 18-12588
Location: Merrifield, Virginia
Client is seeking a junior Linux systems administrator to join our team in support of a federal law enforcement agency. The selected candidate will be given an opportunity to exercise and expand his or her skills in an enterprise environment filled with unique challenges. A passion for information technology, problem-solving, and a desire to continuously learn are indicators of the success of this role. The position is expansive and additional responsibilities may be assigned.

Some of the responsibilities associated with this position include:
- Perform Operations and Maintenance on Red Hat Linux and Client-UX operating system and its associated software.
- Administer HPUX and Red Hat Linux in support of Oracle databases
- Perform daily health monitoring routines to ensure the availability of applications and networks

Required Experience:
·         Prior experience managing accounts (add/remove/enable/disable/reset passwords)
·         Research, test, and deploy patches and STIG settings
·         Troubleshoot, add, and remove physical and networked storage.
·         Good understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc.)
·         Familiar with the Linux Command Line Interface
-          Ability to write scripts to complete repetitive tasks using open source programming languages such as Shell script Python, Bash, Ruby, and/or Perl

Desired Experience:
·         Familiarity with RDBM systems such as Oracle
·         Virtualization technologies including RHEV, VMware, vSphere, or Citrix Xenserver
·         Good understanding of ports and protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, NFS)
·         Network storage such as SAN and NAS, specifically Client and Dell products
·         Configuration and Patch management solutions (e.g. Satellite)
·         System monitoring solutions (e.g., Splunk)
·         Web technologies and services including LAMP, Java technologies such as and Tomcat, and load balancers.
·         Strong verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to work on project teams, with stakeholders, and across departments.