Linux/Unix Systems Administrator
Solidus - Lexington, MA

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Solidus is looking for a Linux/Unix Systems Administrator. The successful candidate will be an individual with excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. The individual must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision. They must be able to execute operations, project, and administrative tasks with a high degree of quality and consistency by following existing operational procedures and best practices. Additionally, the position requires the ability to work with members of other teams and staff to accomplish department and organizational goals.

Responsibilities to include:
  • Deploy, configure and maintain forensic workstations and servers as part of the system lifecycle. These workstations and servers require significant configuration and setup to be integrated into the FAC network.
  • Un-rack and decommission legacy hardware in a manner consistent with site policy for decommissioning information systems while minimizing system downtime.
  • Proactively monitor key server metrics to assure uptime, configure, update and maintain forensic hardware and software applications of networked and stand-alone systems.
  • Maintain, update and test forensic software on forensic systems to insure that the system is consistently relying on the most up-to-date software and procedures.
  • Maintain vendor relationships for hardware and software.
  • Ensure that all software and hardware is licensed and continually supported by the vendor.
  • Manage software and hardware requisition processes.
  • Provide support to integrate systems and processes in coordination with ongoing research efforts and operational enterprise level network defense and incident handling applications.
  • Establish and maintain monitoring and backups of forensic systems to minimize network downtime.
Requirements:
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
  • 1-3 years of Linux/Unix System Administration responsibilities in a network environment
  • 3+ years of MS Windows Desktop and server System Administration responsibilities in a network environment
  • CompTIA Security+, GIAC or equivalent certification are preferred but not required
  • Associate degree in Information Technology or IT related field
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies, Engineering or equivalent experience is preferred
  • Ability to program in Shell scripts to automate basic processes
  • Provide day-to-day support for server hardware, software, and monitoring of the Linux and Windows environment. Includes Operating System software, volume management, software/systems integration, security compliance, systems maintenance, hardware break/fix, and performance troubleshooting
  • Experience with Windows Server operating systems to support System Administrators during integration efforts.
  • Experience maintaining small-scale deployments of Windows and Linux systems used in a forensic capacity.
  • Experience with forensic software suites such as EnCase, X-Ways Forensics, and Access Data FTK preferred
  • Superior customer service & management skills for technical / systems related issues
  • Excellent hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies and disciplines quickly
  • Ability to program in Shell scripts to automate basic processes
  • Provide day-to-day support for server hardware, software, and monitoring of the Linux and Windows environment. Includes Operating System software, volume management, software/systems integration, security compliance, systems maintenance, hardware break/fix, and performance troubleshooting
Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about Solidus Technical Solutions visit www.solidus-ts.com

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