Linux Database 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 DoD projects? We’re looking for a database administrator with a solid Linux background and working knowledge of Python and other scripting languages used in Linux environments. Additional desired experience includes working with GNU Radio applications, soldering, use of general hand tools, and some RF experience.

As a database administrator on our project, you’ll assist with the development and customization of workstations implementing Customizable off the Shelf (COTS) hardware and drivers in a custom way. You’ll assist in developing software that enables custom/unique configurations and connectivity. We focus on growing as a team, so we’ll share techniques, work through challenges, and develop new methodologies together.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 2 years of experience in the areas of Linux systems or database administration, computer engineering, or software development
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with the Python programming language
  • Experience with Linux file system management, installation and testing of Linux software and drivers, and running Cybersecurity tests using Nessus
  • Ability to create internal test plans, test reports, and assembly documents with some drawings/block diagrams
  • Ability to support minimal travel for test events
  • Secret clearance
  • BS degree in an engineering, scientific, or technical field

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with GNU Radio and software defined radio
  • Experience with use of general hand tools, drill press, and basic power tools
  • Experience with Soldering
  • Knowledge of RF concepts
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs of a dynamic mission and willingness to learn new skills required by tasking
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • TS/SCI clearance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must 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 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.

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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