Unix and Linux Systems 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 Navy? We’re looking for a systems administrator with a solid background in Red Hat Linux to help us maintain the infrastructure of a DoD client.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll look for ways to make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and the best implementation strategies. You’ll help customers overcome tough challenges 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. Your experience and communication skills will come in handy as you turn metrics into information and communicate their meaning. This is an opportunity to gain experience in Red Hat Linux. Join our team and solve daily challenges as we improve the infrastructure of the DoD.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with performing Linux or Unix system administration, maintenance, troubleshooting, and configuration

  • Experience with Linux system log review and reporting

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or 7+ years of experience with systems administration in lieu of degree

  • IAT Level II Certification, including CompTIA Security+ or CASP Certification

  • Linux+, Oracle Solaris 11, or Red Hat Linux Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with database administration, including MariaDB preferred

  • Knowledge of Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), and Harden a standalone Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) server

  • Knowledge of NESSUS Scans and export Nessus results

  • Ability to research and supply a cost-effective COA for a compatible backup solution

  • Top Secret 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.

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.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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