Linux System Admin - Secret Clearance
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 7/12/2020

Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator
Location: Colorado Springs

Department of Defense Secret Clearance Preferred.

8570 Compliance - Security+ Required
We are seeking a Sr Systems Administrator with strong Linux and VM System Administration.
Responsible for planning, developing, installation, configuration and maintenance of IT systems, storage, end user hardware, software, cloud, and other infrastructures aligned with customer requirements. 
This position requires US Citizenship with a current DoD Secret Clearance
Required Skills:
• In-depth understanding of Enterprise level computer technologies to include:
• Linux System Administration in a development environment; strong background in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 5/6/7)
• Highly proficient with Installing, troubleshooting and upgrading Linux Server
• Knowledge of patch management tools such as RPM and YUM package management, Red Hat Satellite
• Deploying Linux OS using kickstart
• Active Directory Management:
• Managing and troubleshooting GPO’s, DNS, and DHCP as it pertains to the Linux OS.
• Adding machines into active Directory using the Centrify Management tool
• Setting up service accounts, user accounts and permission them using Centrify Groups.
• Strong knowledge of VMware Horizon 7.x
o Deploying Linux VDIs
o Troubleshooting virtual machines using vCenter to include Networking, OS and host issues.
• Extensive knowledge VMware vSphere 6.x Infrastructure
• How to create a VM
• How to troubleshoot virtual machines using vCenter to include Networking, OS and host issues.
• Configuration guides, tune system performance, troubleshooting, and allocate mass storage space
• Basic Network Administration knowledge utilizing CISCO
• HP hardware: Install, troubleshoot physical hardware in support of the enterprise environment (i.e. server, workstations and thin clients)
• Application support and troubleshooting to include COTS/GOTS/FOSS Software installations.
• Excellent knowledge of computer security concepts to include DOD STIG deployment and troubleshooting as well as system monitoring and logging.
• Ability to write technical documents to include Engineering documents, Installation and configuration documents as needed.
• Experience with creating and troubleshooting scripts using various languages to include Powershell, Bash, Ruby, Python, etc.
• Experience with Automation Tools; CHEF, Puppet
Additional Requirements:
• Willing and able to travel approximately 20% to additional local off-site locations for installations and maintenance work on short notice as needed
• Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.
• Must have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics, and 6 years of related work experience.
• Must be a US Citizen with a current DoD Secret Clearance
• Must have a current Security+ Certification
Desired Skills:
• Experience with the Centrify Management suite
• Experience with desktop workstation collaboration products and protocols
• Systems integration experience
• Understanding of Storage Area Network concepts (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS).
Bachelors or Masters from an accredited college or university, with a STEM technical degree in the area of Engineering. Computer Science, Information Technology. 
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