166450,  Linux Systems Administrator 3 - CO - C -

Category: IT
Job Title: Linux Systems Administrator 3 - CO - C
Region: CO-Colorado
City: Boulder
State: CO
Rate: Up to $65.53 DOE
Duration: 3-6 months

Manages and maintains a smooth operation of workstations while working with network, software, and hardware engineers that are remote and on site. Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management. Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
o Administration of Linux systems in classified environments.
o Configuration & maintenance of Red Hat products such as Identity Management (IPA) and Satellite Server.
o OS installations and network configurations on servers and workstations via Kickstart (PXE).
o COTS SW installation, configuration and maintenance.
o Perform technical research leading to solutions of complex problems.

Must have 5 years of relevant Linux experience with Bachelors in Science degree; 3 years with Master's degree.
Linux system administrators must be able to apply technical skills and experience in managing selected Linux servers and numerous Linux workstations supporting highly skilled engineers working with advanced programming languages and algorithms.
Must be able to work in a fast paced team environment where multiple projects are being developed and deployed simultaneously.
Must be comfortable in the command line environment.
Must be able to create and modify shell or other language scripts.
Ability to learn new technologies on own.
Preferred Qualifications:
Active Security+ certification.
Active Red Hat certification.
Good understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities.
Experience with hardening systems in accordance with STIGs.
Experience with revision control software such as Git or subversion.
Experience building custom RPMs.
In depth knowledge of administering Red Hat Satellite Server 5 and 6.
Experience with creating custom ISO build images.
Experience with Linux-to-Windows interoperability and configurations using Centrify.
Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet/Chef/Ansible.
Good understanding of RAID storage concepts.
Experience with NetApp or other NAS enterprise solutions.
Experience configuring and administering virtual machines using VMware Vsphere 6.X.

Bachelors in Science degree or Master's degree.

5/40 workweek. Ability to work after hours and weekends as required. Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Robert Davis at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

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