Linux Systems Administrator
Right On Hire - Vienna, VA

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Put your systems administration experience to use in this new position in our client's Washington, DC regional office.

This position will require a minimum secret clearance with a TS/SCI highly desirable


Support systems administration activities in Windows and Linux environments
Develop or enhance monitoring applications and scripts
Work with the Systems Group to deploy and administer Windows and Linux servers
Be on call on a rotational basis to support essential business clients and emergency situations
Work under general direction from senior management
Assume lead role on new technically-advanced projects
Provide purchase justifications and project benefit analysis
Forecast costs, equipment, and personnel
Work with vendors to set up presentations and negotiate system acquisitions
Make presentations to corporate, customers, client audiences, and peers


Bachelor’s in computer science or related field
Minimum of five years of systems administration experience
Five or more years of practical, service-oriented experience in the IT field including experience with Windows and/or Linux servers
Experience performing a wide variety of security tasks including vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, compliance auditing, and IT security program management support activities
Experience evaluating the security controls of complex IT networks and systems connected to those networks
High skill level with most Windows and/or Linux commands and utilities and experience writing scripts in an administrative language
Familiarity with system administration tools, applications, and enterprise-wide services such as SCCM, Active Directory, LDAP, Exchange, and SQL
Capable of writing proposals, procedures, policies, and technical documentations
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
US citizenship and ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance

Recommended Qualifications

Security certification (i.e., Security+, CISSP, CISA)
Working knowledge of and experience with DCID 6/3-based accreditation vehicles as well as the DIACAP
Working knowledge of and experience with NISPOM Chapter 8 -based accreditation vehicles
Ability to write scripts of a Linux-based operating system
Programming experience
Understanding of ESRI software including ArcGIS, ArcInfo, ArcView, and ArcSDE

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