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 customers across the DoD? We’re looking for a Linux systems administrator who has implemented and managed images specifically in cloud environments to help us create, deploy, and manage instances for our customers in various cloud environments.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll create golden images in compliance with DoD STIGs and security standards, ensure the current infrastructure is functional and available, and modernize any infrastructure with the latest technologies and best practices. 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 like automated deployments, DevSecOps, and cloud environments. 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 the security and stability of our client’s environments. This position is open to remote delivery from any location in the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

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You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience with Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of DoD Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs)
  • Ability to create new Gold images
  • Ability to perform automated patching
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance  
  • BA or BS degree
  • Security+ Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of DoD Secure Cloud Computing Architecture and DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide
  • RHEL Certification
  • Cloud Certification

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Compensation:

The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is 90,000 to 120,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

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 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 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.

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