Linux / UNIX System Administrator
The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory - Laurel, MD

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Provide Linux/UNIX systems administration as part of a team supporting 150+ Linux and Solaris systems in the IT infrastructure.

Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spent at each task):

1. Install, configure, maintain and administer Linux / UNIX operating systems and components. Install and maintain various software products. (40%)

2. Troubleshoot and resolve software and hardware problems, interface with vendor technical support to resolve problems and work with other technical staff on supporting their needs. (30%)

3. Configure and maintain system monitoring tools, monitor and test system performance and provide statistics and reports on a regular basis. (20%)

4. Participate in team activities as a member of the Linux / UNIX System Administration Team. (10%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Qualifications

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Required Qualifications:
B.S. or equivalent years of IT related professional work

experience.

1 year experience with:
Red Hat Linux family (Ret Hat Enterprise Server, CentOS, Oracle Enterprise Linux, Fedora)

Linux scripting

Demonstrated:
Written communications skills that will be used to document analysis.

Ability to work in a team environment.

Initiative and ability in acquisition of new technical skills.

Ability to resolve problems with general direction.

Desired Qualifications:
Experience with:
Solaris 10

Red Hat Satellite Server

GForge code management system

Virtualization (VMware, Xen)

LDAP

Hardening Linux OS

Special Working Conditions:
Occassional Saturday morning hours required. Participate in a bi-weekly after hours on-call rotation every six weeks.

Security:
Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits:
APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

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