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Linux System Administrator in Colorado Springs, CO at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Number: R0046868

Linux System Administrator

The Challenge:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology supporting the missile defense client. We’re looking for a systems administrator to secure Linux servers in virtualized environments to help us create and or modify shell scripts (ex: Bash, Perl, Python), establish partition disks, create logical volumes, and create or mount Linux file systems and deploy Cybersecurity solutions across the defense community

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll manage and maintain secure, minimally interrupted operations of Linux servers in virtualized environments. You’ll provide your customers insight into their network through monitoring and performance management. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission critical network. You’ll help your team better understand the network by turning metrics into information and explaining their meaning. This is an opportunity to broaden your skillset into areas where you will develop and document technical procedures plus install and configure COTS software. We focus on growing as a team, so you’ll share your expertise through leadership and mentoring as you help the team work through challenges and develop new methodologies. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to modernize the network to help your customers meet their needs. Join our team and solve daily challenges as we improve Cyber solutions for defense customers.

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Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other specialists doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share successful methodologies and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-Experience with installing and configuring COTS software

-Experience with Linux operating system

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree and 6 years of experience with system administration or 10 years of experience with system administration in lieu of degree

-DoD 8570 Certification at IAT Level II, including Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, CISSP, CISA, GSE, or SCNA

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with enterprise-level storage concepts, including commonly used RAID-levels

-Experience with identify management (SS), VMware, and ESXi

-Knowledge of remediating security vulnerabilities, including hardening Red Hat systems in accordance with RMF and STIGs

-Ability to create custom RPM packages for Red Hat platforms

-Top Secret clearance

-Red Hat Certified


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.

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