LINUX Admin Senior
Sarpy County, NE
Business Group Highlights
The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.
Perspecta has an immediate need for a**LINUX Admin Senior** in Bellevue, NE.
LINUX senior administrator role supports the ITCC II contract at USSTRATCOM. This position requires a Linux administration background in Red Hat Enterprise systems. The focus of the ITCC contract is to provide Information Technology solutions to the government and participate in the strategy, design, transition, operation, and continual service improvement of all products using a standardized framework that is globally recognized by the IT industry. This position will perform advanced operating system administration functions, with the majority of work being command-line activities in a server environment.
Proficient administering RHEL 6 or later releases. This includes ability to manipulate the OS command-line environment using advanced Linux knowledge through the use of a large number of system commands and switches to troubleshoot and diagnose advanced operating system problems
Daily work consists of troubleshooting production systems housing mission-critical applications, as well as developing proactive solutions for preventing systems degradation and loss of capabilities. This includes tuning the systems to achieve optimal performance based on customer requirements and standard IT expectations for modern-day, high-demand systems.
The administrator will also be responsible for performing operating system patching during standard work hours, with additional patching to be performed on various evenings outside of core hours as the mission requires. This includes a requirement for being available to work outside of standardized work hours for system outages and altered shifts to support contingency operations aligned with Customer mission requirements.
This position requires flexible candidate that can tolerate a dynamic schedule based on the needs of both the department and the Customer. The candidate must participate in a rotating pager schedule being available for on-call support 24x7 throughout the year.
Be able to assume responsibility for advanced troubleshooting and working beyond standard core duty hours to satisfy mission requirements, address negative impact that could potentially affect the mission, and performing work during all non-core hours in excess of standard pager duties in the event of an emergency or lack of personnel to stabilize a system
Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor of Science in a computer-related field or equivalent work experience of three to five years of Linux Administration in medium to large-scale networks
Three to five years of Linux Administration in medium to large-scale networks
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Scripting to automate various processes using shell scripts or Perl
Reviewing and revising documentation and standard operating procedures concerning the use of processes, and the overall management of mission systems
Multitasking, prioritizing essential tasks, developing schedules for teammates or following schedules outlined by management
Able to work with a team and develop solutions based on the technical expertise of other team members
Conduct on-the-job training when the contract requires it.
Perform varying amounts of self-study to maintain state-of-the-art technical expertise in an evolving environment
Participate in vendor and/or operating system training if possible when the education is offered to the employee
A current CompTIASecurity+ certification is required.
Top Secret security clearance with the ability to gain an SCI clearance
ARed Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) certification is desired
A CompTIANetwork+ is highly encouraged to meet the demands or network troubleshooting
AnITIL Foundations version 3certification is strongly encouraged
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
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