Senior Unix Admin

Mclane Advanced Technologies Radford , VA 24141

Posted 2 weeks ago

EDC is currently searching for a Senior UNIX Administrator opportunity in Radford, VA.

SENIOR UNIX ADMINISTRATOR

Security Clearance: DOD Interim Secret as a minimum

Citizenship: US

Required Experience: 8+ years of experience as a Unix Systems Administrator/Engineer

Required Certifications:

  • CompTIA Security+ or any other IAT Level II DoD 8570 approved baseline certification

  • CompTIA Linux+ or RHCSA/RHCE

Preferred Certifications:

  • RHCSA or RHCE

Position Description:

This position is for a Systems Administrator for a mixed and growing environment of Red Hat Enterprise Linux/Oracle Enterprise Linux and Solaris UNIX. This position will work with the existing UNIX team to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support servers for a mixed customer environment. This position will plan, execute and implement new system hardware and software and create and maintain team technical instructions, operating procedures and policies as needed. This position will need to be adept at monitoring and tuning system performance, ongoing operation of the servers, hardening of the servers and reporting of the overall security and operational status. The position will also recommend improvements to the enterprise, and manage new software/hardware integrations when required. The position will need excellent communication and team skills. This position will provide support towards the lifecycle of a mixed environment of vendor equipment in the datacenter to include firmware version control and periodic preventive maintenance.

Position Requirements:

Required skills:

  • SELinux understand the basic and advanced management and configuration of SELinux

  • Scripting be able to automate daily tasks when required

  • Patching understand how to apply security updates to systems via YUM and RPM

  • Networking have demonstrated experience using VLANs, troubleshooting tools such as ip, netstat, ss and telnet as well as how to harden a system using firewalld/iptables and hosts.allow

  • User Management be able to manage a large pool of local users through the command line

  • System Hardening have exposure to or understanding of the DISA STIG or its commercial equivalent and be able to demonstrate experience in system hardening and auditing

  • Virtualization have demonstrated ability using VMWare and be able to maintain and build systems from templates or from scratch via system ISO file. Know how to access a VM from the console and perform troubleshooting where necessary

  • Storage understand SAN/storage concepts (LUNs, HBAs), logical volume management (LVM) & NFS and how to utilize all of those at the OS level

  • Services understand how SFTP/SMTP/NTP work and have a working understanding of how to configure and maintain each

  • Team Work/Communication demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills as well as the ability to analyze and solve complex problems. This should include experience in designing, documenting and writing deliverable plans for enterprise implementations using Microsoft Office products such as MS Project and MS Visio.

About EDC Consulting

Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, EDC Consulting LLC (EDC) is a leading small business provider of enterprise solutions and strategic business support to the Federal Government. With more than 150 employees and over 100 client engagements, EDC has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining complex business systems and software solutions for a wide range of Department of Defense, civilian Federal, state and local and commercial entities. EDC is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP Partner, Edge Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. EDC Consulting was recognized in Washington Technology Magazine's "Fast 50" list of Washington DC's fastest growing companies and has consistently been named to Inc. 500 magazine's list of the nation's fastest growing privately held companies.

Visit EDC Consulting on the web at www.edcconsulting.com.


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