Linux System Administrator, Senior

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 Navy Marine Corps clients? We’re looking for a systems administrator with a solid background in Red Hat Linux systems engineering and administration to help us create solutions for Navy systems that will stand up to even the most advanced Cyber threats.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll assist with the ongoing design, maintenance, and technical support for Navy production networks. You’ll work with in-house teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer’s needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions while also ensuring that the current infrastructure is functional and available. 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. You’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like Linux administration in a virtual environment and Cloud-based security while building peace of mind in a critical infrastructure.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience as a Red Hat Linux system administrator working with Red Hat Linux (RHEL) 6 or RHEL 7 platforms

-5+ years of experience with Command Line Interface (CLI), Secure Shell (SSH), user account management, configuring physical and logical partitions, and installing, configuring, and deploying Linux systems

-Ability to install, configure, and deploy Linux systems in accordance with DoD and client requirements on a production network

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree or 6+ years of experience in Red Hat Linux system administration in lieu of a degree

-DoD Directive 8570 Certifications, including IAT I/II and OS Certification

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with the administration of Macintosh server and workstations

-Experience with Apache Web server administration

-Knowledge of Linux DNS, Solaris, ESX, and ESXi

-Knowledge of other UNIX-based systems

-Knowledge of DoD STIG requirements preferred


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:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices 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 Digital 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 that directly impact your role? You may be able to 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.

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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