209843 - Linux Systems Administrator 3
Up to $92.28 DOE
9 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator 3 for a contract opportunity in Baltimore, MD.

o Perform as a Linux Systems Administrator supporting multiple classified government contracts
o Managing and maintaining secure operations of Linux servers and workstations with minimal impact to engineering stakeholders
o Supporting both physical and virtual Linux hosts
o Installing, hardening, and patching Linux operating systems
o Able to partition disks, create logical volumes, create file systems and mount file systems in Linux environments
o Read, modify, and create shell scripts as needed
o Understand basic LDAP and DNS concepts and be able to query these services for information and troubleshoot issues in Linux environments
o Effectively perform basic job functions with minimal management oversight
o Clearly communicate and coordinate with stakeholders (end users, security, and management)
o Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
o Install, configure, and maintain COTS software in Linux environments
o Conform to security mandated approval and configuration management processes (Change Control Boards, Security Impact Analysis)
o Perform technical research on Information Technology topics, as requested, and produce presentations and recommendations.
o The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

o Associate's degree and 7 years of experience OR Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience OR Master's degree and 3 years of experience; 9 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
o IAT Level II certification (ex: Security+ CE) or greater.
o Experience managing Linux server environments (including RedHat, CentOS, Debian, or Ubuntu).

o Bachelor's or Master's Degree in IS related field
o DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco)
o Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments
o Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration certification(s)
o Red Hat Satellite Server (version 5 and version 6) configuration and usage experience
o Solid understanding of remediating Linux security vulnerabilities
o Identity Management (Single Sign-On, LDAP) experience
o Experience integrating Linux operating systems into Windows Active Directory
o Experience with host-based firewall implementations and configurations
o Experience building custom "rpm" software packages for Red Hat platforms
o VMware vSphere (6.x or higher) configuration and management experience
o Experience with SAN administration (preferably NetApp ONTAP 8.x or higher)
o Solid understanding of Enterprise storage concepts to include all commonly used RAID levels

High school diploma is required.
School must be accredited.

9/80 work week.

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.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Taj Johnson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

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

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.