System Administrator III, Linux, TS/SCI with Polygraph
CSC - Hanover, MD

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Job Title


System Administrator III, Linux, TS/SCI with Polygraph

Requisition ID



Job Category



Primary Location






Remote Work Authorized



Relocation Assistance


Not Available



Yes, 25 % of the Time

Clearance Level


TS/SCI with Polygraph

Job Posting


Jan 28, 2013, 9:32:38 AM


CSC Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Business Unit has an immediate need for a System Administrator with Windows, VMware and Linux experience.

Must have a TS/SCI with Polygraph.

Successfull Candidate will have the following skills:
Experience with Linux/UNIX

Understanding of network fundamentals, including application protocols like HTTP, FTP, TCP/IP and DNS and Linux firewall rules (iptables) Experience with packaging RPMs and developing system services

Knowledge of configuring Apache Web Server

Knowledge of setting up and maintaining a Yum software repository; making usre that timely updates are available to customers

Advanced POSIX shell scripting experience: using variables, conditional statements, functions, text processing using awk, perl or sed

Experience with DoD security procedures for hardening software

Experience with virtualized products (i.e., VMware, vCenter, vSphere) and providing support to Enterprise-wide virtual systems

Solaris 10 and RedHat Linux O/S administration experience

Experience implementing and sustaining virtual systems in a teaming environment

Attention to detail and highly motivated, customer focused and capable of meeting needs of a high paced environment

Essential Job Functions

Coordinates with client management to formulate complex technical solutions. Informs client management of appropriate developments in technical support products.

Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.

Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.

Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance.

Conducts capacity planning reviews with management and approves capacity plans formulated by less experienced personnel.

Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application. Monitors database maintenance and provides appropriate recommendations, when required.

Coordinates with business development personnel on proposals and work estimates involving highly complex system administration projects and solutions.

Researches current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures.

Provides technical leadership to internal and external personnel on highly complex system installation processes. Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced personnel.

Provides technical leadership to appropriate personnel on highly complex system administration activities. Provides technical solutions and escalated support for non-routine, highly complex technical issues.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred

Seven or more years of technical experiences in a client-server environment

Experience working with highly complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance

Experience working with company products and services

Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures

Experience working with highly complex system implementations and organizational processes

Other Qualifications

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel

Strong communication skills

Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills

Good ability to lead and work as part of a team

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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