Senior RHEL System Administrator

College Park, MD

Senior RHEL System Administrator - hybrid - DC metro area worksite

Clearance Required: Ability to Obtain NACI

Public Trust

Travel Required: None


What You Will Do:

  • Provide guidance and direction into the support of O&M activities and associated best practices

  • Manage, track, report, process and assign support tickets or change requests daily.

  • Knowledge of government security policies and general vulnerabilities management.

  • Attend change, problem management, AAR and other review boards as required.

  • Monitors system health and configurations in order to ensure system health and functionality as well as remediate problems/issues in a timely manner.

  • Provide O&M support to Red Hat Linux Enterprise servers, such as patching, troubleshooting, maintaining SSL certificates and Web server configurations.

  • Monitor incident trends and coordinate process improvement proactive resolution processes.

  • Develop, implement and enforce process and SOP’s for O&M and incident response.

  • Be a customer advocate by consistently meeting, exceeding expectations and incorporating customer service into all aspects of work.

What You Will Need:

  • BA/BS degree with at least 6-8 years of experience. In lieu of degree, 4 years of additional experience in a related field

  • 6+ full-time years of progressive operations experience into an enterprise setting, including demonstrated O&M experience (advanced troubleshooting, patching, hardening, etc.).

  • 6+ full-time years of progressive Linux expertise leading to RHEL7 & 8 required.

  • Extensive (4+ years) infrastructure and Linux/Unix based application support experience.

  • High proficiency (4+ years) of script writing in Perl, Python and various shells.

  • Experience with writing Ansible playbooks.

  • 2+ years of progressive VMware experience.

  • Able to perform rotational on-call support in a 24x7x365 operational environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities effectively.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • U.S. Citizen or Green card is required for the position.

  • Candidate must successfully pass a Federal Background Investigation.

  • Position is hybrid , combination of remote and in-office.

What Would Be Nice To Have:

  • Current or previous government contract experience

  • Dell Infrastructure expertise

  • ServiceNow experience


Posted On :  Tue, Mar, 28, 2023