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Senior Systems Administrator (Linux)

Reston, VA
Job Description:
Execute efforts supporting incremental software deliveries that could require reconfiguration and continuous restructuring / builds of the current infrastructure as new baselines are delivered. Selected candidates will initially be responsible for: GOTs/COTs SW installs, monitor system health, remedying problems, Security Hardening, perform updates and patching. Can be expected to work individually, participate actively on integrated teams, and lead multiple tasks, projects and/or teams. Oversee and monitor performance across several disciplines, and when required, take steps to resolve issues.
Expected to perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks. Provide expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. May direct multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion.
 
Locations - Herndon and Reston, VA, Washington, DC
 
Basic Qualifications:
•Must be a US Citizen.
•Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with CI Poly
•Background in Linux administration, particularly RedHat
•Current Security+ CE Certification or ability to obtain Security+ CE before starting
•Experience performing system backups, maintaining archives, and data recovery.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
•Good working knowledge of scripting languages (sh, bash, perl)
•Experience with VMWare vSphere
•Experience with VMWare storage technologies (e.g., VMDK, vSAN)
•Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator
•Experience with Splunk
•Experience administering Oracle RDBMS and PostgreSQL
•Experience administering in AWS environment
Lauren Newton
Resource Management Associate
SoundWay Consulting, Inc.
l.newton@soundwayconsulting.com
Office:  571-210-0624, ext 120
 
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