Systems Admin Linux / VM

Location: Aurora, Colorado
Date Posted: 06-04-2018
Sr. Sys Admin. 
This position requires US Citizenship with a current DoD Secret Clearance 

Required Skills: 
• 4+ years’ of experience directly related to Linux System Administration in a development environment 
• Strong background in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (REHL 5/6) 
• Knowledge of patch management tools such as RPM and YUM package management, Red Hat Satellite. 
• Knowledge of VMware vSphere Clusters and vCenter Servers 
• Experience in COTS/GOTS/FOSS software installations 
• Background in applying STIG settings to each product or underlying OS 
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with speed and efficiency 
• Requires the ability to effectively interact with external personnel on significant technical matters, 
often requiring coordination between organizations and vendors 
• Must be able to handle a fast paced, rapidly changing development environment 
• Must be willing and able to travel approximately 20% 
• Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations. 
• Must be a US Citizen with a current DoD Secret 


Desired Skills: 

• Ensure successful planning, deployment, installation, and upgrades of products within required timelines and resource allocations over multiple geographic sites 
• Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common network services such as Active Directory, DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP and troubleshooting as well as Microsoft Office Suite 
• Strong analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented 
• Knowledge of scripting languages such as Bash, Ruby, and Python. 
• Knowledge of automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, SaltStack 
• Knowledge of Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS). 
• Knowledge of storage systems such as EMC VNX 
• Knowledge of Active Directory services, LDAP. 
• Knowledge of DoD 8500.1, DIACAP, DITSCAP, NISPOM environments. 
• Demonstrated ability to research and create detailed computing system documentation and operational guides/procedures. 
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with a diverse user community in quick-response situations and to coordinate / collaborate with team members. 

BS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field, OR equivalent combination of education and experience (BS degree = 8 years relevant experience)
 
 
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