Linux System Administrator - Secret Clearance

Saic Bethesda , MD 20813

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:


SAIC is looking for a Linux Administrator to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center located at Carderock in West Bethesda, Maryland. Work experience shall include/demonstrate the following: - Expertise in Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Network File System (NFS) - Domain Name Service (DNS), and Secure Shell (SSH); - Ability to write and maintain Linux and Perl shell scripts; - Understanding of security and network/distributed computing concepts; - Strong technical problem solving skills, communication, teamwork, and customer service skills. Duties required include support in the following areas:

Linux system administration support;

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server build system administration support;

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation build system administration support

Planning, design, installation, configuration, documentation, system remediation, operations and maintenance, performance tuning, data protection, backup, and recovery;

Interfacing with vendors and service providers for analysis and troubleshooting;

User support, including, but not limited to: hardware, software, and multimedia support services;

Security requirement implementation;

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Satellite Server 6.X

SCAP scanning and remediation

Linux Active Directory intergration (Centrify)

VMware VShere


  • Bachelor degree in computer engineering, computer science, or information technology from an accredited college/university. - In lieu of the bachelor degree, the Linux System Administrator may have one of the following certifications:

  • GSEC; Security + (CE) Certificate; SSCP Certificate; or CNSSI/NSTISSI 4115/4016 Certificate.

  • The administrator shall have at least four years of Linux system administration experience.

  • Must have an active Secret security clearance or higher


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training.

We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit

For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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