Linux Systems Administrator, Senior in Chantilly, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0022376

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Linux Systems Administrator, Senior

Key Role:

Administer Linux and UNIX operating systems, provisioning applications for a large federal client and Big Data environments, including Hadoop and Accumulo and provisioning software. Research and document security issues dealing with setting up and managing system security controls. Manage the POAM documentation process. Evaluate system problems of workflow, organization, and planning and develop appropriate corrective action. Perform quality control of processes and products produced. Assist with the formulation of technical strategies and processes for administered systems. Write, interpret, and analyze technical documentation related to system administration and provide consulting support, if requested to internal and external working groups and committees, as a substantive authority in the subject area.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with Linux system administration

-Experience with scripting languages including Puppet, Batch, and Python

-Knowledge of government wide system design

-Knowledge of methodology and federal information system policies, including NIST 800.53, FISMA, Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), and configuration management

-Active Top Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree is required

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Big Data environments, including Hadoop and Accumulo and provisioning software is desired

-Linux certifications


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

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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