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Dynetics, a Leidos company, is seeking a Senior Linux (Ubuntu) System Administrator to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.
The successful candidate will perform systems administration and management duties with all components of classified information systems on physical and virtual platforms to support contract computing needs. These systems will contain Microsoft Windows and Linux components such as network storage devices, authentication servers, and workstations. This position requires attention to detail, critical thinking, solid organizational skills, and great customer service skills. The position also requires strong written and oral communication skills.
The candidate will be expected to document existing process and procedures, to make improvements on and suggestions concerning our current operations.
The candidate will be expected to work with fellow team members, our security staff as well as their user base in a constructive manner to provide cost-effective, relevant, and responsive IT solutions.
The candidate must be able to adapt to and respond quickly to challenging problems. The candidate should be prepared to assist customers to meet their goals while working within various US Government policy frameworks.
This position requires the candidate be compliant with DOD 8570 baseline certification requirements for IAT II with a current Security + CE or equivalent obtained within 6 months of hire as well as a Computing environment certification (Windows, Linux+, VMWare, Server+, and Storage computing environment certifications are a few acceptable examples).
A minimum of Two (2) years professional IT experience with administration of networks and information systems.
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the Huntsville, Alabama, area or willing to relocate.
Must have current active secret clearance.
This position may require travel, in the support of test events.
Linux or other open-source operating systems certifications are favorable.
Knowledge of and experience with the administration of Ubuntu in enterprise environments.
Demonstrated knowledge of data redundancy architectures and virtualization is a plus.
Knowledge of PowerShell/batch scripting is a plus.
It is desired that the candidate be familiar with US Government policies and directives (e.g., NIST 800-53, NISPOM, JSIG/JFAN, and/or DCID Memorandums) Experience with relevant JSIG/JAFAN or ICD RMF accreditation process is a plus, but not required.
Familiarity with SCC scanner and DISA Stigs would be beneficial to the successful candidate.
Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance. Requires Final Secret to Start.