Systems Administrator (Linux Admin.)

Warrant Technologies
115 N. College Ave. Suite 111
Bloomington, IN 47404
United States

Federal Government (Defense/Aerospace)
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes DoD Clearance
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

Full-Time Position Onsite at NSWC Crane

NSWC Crane: Located on the third largest naval installation in the world, the Naval base provides comprehensive support for complex military systems spanning design, development, deployment and sustainment in three focus areas: Electronic Warfare, Strategic Missions and Expeditionary Warfare.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Installs, configures, and maintains Linux operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with the operating system’s servers, hardware, applications, and software.
  • Monitors systems performance and ensures compliance with security standards.
  • Provides support and oversight in maintaining, troubleshooting, and upgrading application servers, SAN storage for production, test and development environments. These may include a variety of UNIX variants. Ensures that software updates, patches and configurations are maintained to current standards, assists with account creations and permission granting as well monitoring and tweaking system parameters to maximize system performance.
  • Provides support in the configuration and maintenance of desk tops and software installation. Provides support in the area of IA support ensuring that all necessary patches and upgrades have been properly installed and configured. Performs scanning and other means of validation to identify potential threats as well as confirming proper configuration has been met.
  • Ensures optimal system uptime for an array of systems within the scope of the NSWC Crane Network Operations Center.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Works independently with minimal supervision.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the locally established essential functions and meet the physical and environmental demands described below satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical, and environmental demands.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with 7-10 years’ experience
  • Associate’s Degree and eight 11-13 years of directly related experience.
  • Certifications for IAM / IAT Level I / II in accordance with DoDInst 8570 (Security+)

Security Clearance:

  • Secret

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; and perform repetitive motions with wrists, hands, and fingers; stoop, kneel, crouch; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. Occasionally handles emergency or crisis situations; frequently subject to interruptions, and multiple calls and inquiries. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Requirements
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Extensive experience with Linux, RHEL/CENTOS
Advanced knowledge of system vulnerabilities and security issues
Deep understanding of Linux Kernel, capabilities, and package functionality
Ability to respond to help desk requests after hours on a limited basis.
Good communication skills.
Warrant Technologies

115 N. College Ave. Suite 111
Bloomington IN 47404
United States