TS/SCI Linux System Admins- Automation exp desired

Location: Aurora, CO
Date Posted: 12-13-2017
Long Term Contract
1099 or w-2
Possible Temp to Perm 

Must be a US Citizen with a current TS-SCI clearance - willing to take a Polygraph.
·        4+ years of experience directly related to Linux System Administration, including installation and maintenance of software and hardware.
·        Experience administering Red Hat Linux based systems with minimal support, to include Linux sub-systems, patching, packaging (RPM), performance tuning, networking, user management, and security.
·        Strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills
·        Experience with scripting, particularly in shell scripting in sh and csh variants, Bash, Python, and PERL
·        Experience with planning, deployment, installation and upgrades of products within required timelines and resource allocations over multiple geographic sites
·        NAS and SAN administration experienced is required.
·        Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.
·        Must be able to travel 20% for installation support
·        Must be able to support occasional after hour maintenance
·        Required to provide pager (on-call) support
·        Must have an active CompTIA Security+ or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification or willing to acquire one on your own within 6 months of your start date.
Desired Skills:
·        Experience with automation frameworks (Chef, Puppet, etc.)
·        Experience with cloud infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, etc.
·        Experience administering Windows based systems
·        Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common services such as DNS, sendmail, and LDAP · Experience with recent versions of VMware (ESXi and vCenter)
·        Familiar with version control systems such as git, IBM Rational Team Concert, etc.
·        Strong analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented
·        Linux and Windows integration tools (Centrify, Samba, etc.)
·        Installation and management of fiber channel switches
·        Demonstrated ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with efficiency
·        Requires the ability to effectively interact with external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and vendors
·        Communication and diplomatic skills
Required Education:
BS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field, OR 8 additional years of experience in lieu of degree.
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