Job Description

North Charleston,SC,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Linux Systems Administrator, Mid

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 our program efforts? We’re looking for a Linux systems administrator with a solid background in installing, configuring, and maintaining operating hardware and software to help us enable warfighter clients to integrate air, land, maritime, and space domain awareness by connecting operational and tactical forces around the world via edge networks.

As a Linux systems administrator on our project, you’ll support the operations to maintain engineering solutions for distributed sensor fusion, tactical datalink (TDL), and radio coverage, while supplying an open architecture for data processing and sharing. You’ll help clients 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 fully converged C2 systems, cloud-based C2 applications, and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) software hosting. We focus on growing as a team, so we’ll share techniques, work through challenges, and develop new methodologies together. Join our team and solve daily challenges as we improve distribution of a Common Operating Picture (COP) while establishing remote voice and data communications to positively control military operations from any location.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience installing, configuring, deploying, and managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, including user and group management, service hosting such as http, ftp, update servers, and network file share, and developing and implementing automatic execution of recurring tasks
  • Experience monitoring and managing hardware performance, storage allocation, and expansion
  • Experience developing and executing system plans for moves, adds, changes, upgrades, and migrations
  • Experience documenting systems for configuration management and security evaluations
  • Experience implementing and monitoring regular security modifications, including recurring patches or responses to emerging issuances
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with operational air defense or battle management
  • Experience with air surveillance or target tracking radars, data links, and correlation systems
  • Experience with IAMD and BMD plans, programs, and Joint service integration
  • Experience with air and missile defense system operations, Joint or combined military staff processes, Joint military planning, modeling and simulations, radar systems, data link architectures, and Joint and combined command and control
  • Secret clearance


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

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.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.


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