UNIX/Linux System Administrator, Senior

The Challenge:

What if you could use your hardware and software skills to improve the technology supporting the Navy? With so much relying on complex systems, a skilled systems administrator can be the difference that makes a project successful. We’re looking for a systems administrator with a solid background in UNIX and Linux to help us maintain the Navy client's infrastructure.

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Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training with the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals 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:

-3+ years of experience with performing UNIX and Linux system administration, maintenance, troubleshooting, programming, and performance monitoring tuning to optimize system performance

-2+ years of experience with UIX networking concepts, procedures, troubleshooting and security implications

-2+ years of experience with writing comprehensive technical documentation for stakeholders, including users, operators, and system analysts

-Knowledge of secure coding practices, including STIGs

-Top Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Ability to obtain a Security+ or other 8570 Certification within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

-2+ years of experience with virtual operating systems and components, including Nutanix, VMWare, VSphere, VCenter

-Experience with high performance computing environments

-Experience with automated policy configuration, including CFEngine, RedHat Satellite Server, Puppet, and Chef

-Experience with analyzing and programming in languages, such as C, Perl, Python, Ruby, and shell bash, ksh, and Bourne

-Experience with METOC systems

-Experience in working with DoD programs, including Navy programs

-Operating System Certification, including Linux+


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.

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