Job Description

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Red Hat Systems Administrator

The Opportunity:  

Your combination of people skills and system administrator expertise makes you the perfect fit to communicate and solve recurring problems. You can use those skills to improve the technology supporting the Pacific Northwest largest Naval Shore Facility. We’re looking for a system administrator with experience in Linux environment to help us deliver and maintain modern and reliable IT systems for an industrial workforce.

As a system administrator on our team, you’ll constantly look for ways to not only make our systems secure and compliant, but also to make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and best implementation strategies. You’ll collaborate with cybersecurity and other organizations to advance the capabilities of the network while staying secure and compliant to regulations and mission requirements.  Your system administrator expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission-critical network. You’ll help our network stakeholders better understand the network by translating metrics into decision-quality information and explaining in meaningful ways.

This is an opportunity to broaden your skillset into areas like cloud computing as we innovate next-generation systems. We grow, perform, and progress as a team, so you may be called on to help lead and mentor the team and work through challenges and develop new methodologies. As an experienced system administrator, you’ll identify new opportunities to modernize the network, so our clients achieve their goals. Work with us to resolve daily challenges and innovate new ways as we help maintain the modern Navy.

Empower change with us.

You Have: 

  • 6+ years of experience administering enterprise-level IT systems
  • 4+ years of experience as a Linux System Administrator
  • Experience with designing, deploying, managing, and configuring server solutions using Red Hat Enterprise Linux and with installing, troubleshooting, and repairing RHEL operating system and software services
  • Experience with maintaining high system availability and secure system posture for physical and virtual systems
  • Experience with patching and maintenance in RHEL, including facilitating regular vulnerability scanning and log aggregation
  • Experience administering RHEL firewall, FAPolicy, and SELinux configurations and with administering partitions, volumes, permissions, encryption and access control for Unix-based file systems and requesting and installing server and web PKI certificates
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator certification, including RHCSA or RHCE
  • CompTIA Security+ CE

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with developing and managing scripted solutions
  • Experience with the management and operational use of systems monitoring tools, including Splunk
  • Experience facilitating ACAS vulnerability scanning
  • Experience with managing Satellite Patching Servers 
  • Experience with VMWare virtualized systems in enterprise-class data centers
  • Experience administering Centrify and Centrify-managed Linux systems
  • Master's degree
  • TS/SCI clearance

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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