• LINUX Systems Administrator

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/15/2019 8:02 AM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph, obtainable within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    The successful LINUX Systems Administrator must have:

    • Must meet DoD 8570.1 certification requirements for IAT-II or higher
    • Hands on experience with UNIX/LINUX. Current environment is Red Hat Linux
    • Experience providing on-site technical user support
    • Help Desk experience
    • Networking experience
    • Customer service experience
    • Excellent communications skills
    • Scripting experience
    • Microsoft Office product experience
    • Ability to multi-task and able to adapt to dynamic shifts in priorities
    • Experience with network/system monitoring/management tools such as ClearSwift, Splunk, OpenAudit, and SolarWinds

    Education Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


    Clearance Requirements:

    This position requires a mininmum of an active TS/SCI clearance. Must be willing and able to obtain a polygraph within a reasonable amount of time after hire, with acceptable timing determined by manager. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required. 

    Responsibilities for this Position

    Do you live in the LINUX command line window?  Do you want to be a part of a LINUX Administration team supporting our Nation's Cyber initiatives?


    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is actively seeking a LINUX Systems Administrator for our GDMS Cyber Security Group in Arlington, VA. This person will be part of a team that is responsible for LINUX administration of a cross domain enterprise solution product platform supporting end users at the customer facility and performer sites.


    Your responsibilities include:

    • Red Hat LINUX command level administration
    • Trusted Network Environment (TNE) Pitbull command level administration
    • Command level troubleshooting of OS and associated hardware/software
    • Create and resolve helpdesk action items
    • Manage cross domain enterprise level solutions
    • Provide on-site technical solutions
    • Install, move and or break-down systems
    • Create detailed technical reports and metrics
    • Provide detailed technical solutions
    • Perform system builds
    • Maintain the security and stability of cross domain solutions
    • Interact with customers
    • Create, modify, and remove user accounts
    • Perform Linux audit and reporting tasks
    • Command level Database troubleshooting, including SQL, skills highly desirable
    • Provide fly-away support as needed

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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