Linux System Administrator (NCI: Systems Administrator, Sr)
NCI Information Systems, Inc. - Reston, VA

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NCI/ Army and Intelligence Sector is looking for talented, motivated individuals who want to become part of a growing company and a winning team within the Intelligence Group. We are looking for skilled resources that have an active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance.

As a leader in delivering innovative technology solutions for our nation’s highest-priority defense and homeland security initiatives, we provide talented individuals with the opportunity to:

Work with the latest tools and technologies where you are set up to succeed

Perform important work that contributes to the well-being of the nation

Join an organization that values people and teamwork, and offers career growth and training
We offer our employees a competitive compensation, vacation and a robust benefits package , as well as a fast-paced and exciting work environment.

This opening qualifies for an enhanced benefits package . If you have an active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance you will be contacted with details about the enhanced benefits package.

NCI: As a part of our Linux Systems Administrators (NCI: Systems Administrator) team, you will support systems provide the Customer Community with an unprecedented capability to process massive amounts of data at unmatched speeds, to extract meaningful information efficiently from the massive data holdings, store and monitor the massive data sets, and discover relationships between new data and existing knowledge on terrorists.

Highlights of Responsibilities:
Provide critical system administration support to operate and maintain the current system and related subsystems.

Work within the team management processes and to show initiative to complete work.

Provide system administration remote support, a large portion is hands-on at the physical hardware.

Provide system administrator with current Linux and Windows OS journeymen or higher experience.

Provide system administration support to include: implementation of ESI Linux and Windows baseline changes, and respond to change requests (CR) and discrepancy reports (DR); perform technical evaluations, analysis, and trouble shooting for all ESI Linux and/or Windows servers; build ESI Linux and/or Windows servers by providing technical configuration, setup, installation services, test plans, and security lockdowns for security hardening; and physical hardware support/builds.

Provide expertise in multiple technologies, or the ability to gain, such as database appliances, storage technologies, hardware support, including knowledge of additional operating systems and/or scripting syntax.

Active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance. •Have current Linux and Windows experience.

Current work experience and/or certifications in the latest Linux, Windows or related technologies.

Have strong time management (i.e., prioritize, organize and accomplish work) and problem solving (i.e., analyzing information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems) skills.

Have the ability to provide explanations of complex technical procedures and processes clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences. Desired skills:

Have the ability to maintain and update documentation on the OS/application software hosting, hardware configuration, and build and standard operating procedures that are feasible, clear and concise.

Familiarity with program management and system engineering concepts.

Have the ability to work and communicate, including active listening, within a Team environment.

Preferred Education and Experience:
B.S. degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology or related subject

At NCI, we’re more than just a paycheck…
We offer significant opportunity for growth at NCI – Adding more and more employees and company locations nationwide, we continue to seek top talent to ensure our path of innovation, growth and unmatched customer experience. We reward our employees with competitive compensation, flexible time off, retirement plan with company match and much more…
MEDICAL/DENTAL/VISION PROGRAMS - NCI offers three medical plan options to meet the personal health needs and budgets of our full-time employees and their families. All plans provide our employees and their eligible dependents with major medical and prescription drug coverage. The dental plan provides coverage options so as to ensure our full-time employees and their eligible dependents are able to follow a regularly scheduled program of dental care with their providers of choice. A vision maintenance plan offers a cost-savings option for our full-time employees and their families in need of comprehensive annual eye exams, prescription glasses, and contact lenses
STOCK & WEALTH - NCI’s 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan with New York Life Investment Management is eligible to all full-time and regular part-time employees. Employees may elect to have contributions invested in any of the 15 different investment funds, five retirement-date-based funds, or three different portfolio options available under the plan. The company matching contribution is equal to 50% of employee elected pre-tax contributions up to 6% of eligible pay, subject to the IRS maximum.
LIFE INSURANCE - NCI provides company paid Basic Life/ AD&D Insurance Coverage. The basic coverage benefit is equal to one times (1X) an employee's annual base salary. Employees may also opt for a generous flat rate insurance coverage. For coverage above the company-provided limits, employees may purchase supplemental insurance coverage for themselves and their family members.
WORK/LIFE BALANCE - All employees are eligible for additional programs including Paid Time Off (PTO).
Flexible Spending Programs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their immediate family
Health Club Reimbursement through NCI’s Wellness Program
It is your turn… Choose your career path and become part of the NCI team where you will be valued for your unique skills and capabilities and where you will be rewarded for key contributions to NCI and our customers.
Make the commitment and take the next step towards joining the NCI Team. Our application process will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.
If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position, please review our current openings now and in the future. Thank you for your interest in NCI!
It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
The information above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

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