Junior Linux System Administrator

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos company, is seeking an mid-level 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 on Linux components of classified information systems on physical and virtual platforms to support contract computing needs. These systems are mainly Redhat 7, with some Redhat 8 being phased in.

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 need to research new technologies, their best practices and present how to implement new technologies into our environments with a focus on secure implementations.  

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 present 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.

Basic Qualifications

This position requires the candidate be compliant with DOD 8570 baseline certification requirements for IAT II with a current Security + CE or equivalent. An acceptable computing environment certification will be obtained within 6 months of hire. (Windows, Linux+, VMWare, Server+, and Storage computing environment certifications are a few acceptable examples.)

A minimum of one (1) years professional IT experience with administration of networks and information systems. Degree or certifications accepted in Lieu of experience.  

  1. The candidate should be capable of and prepared to provide Tier I support to include hardware and software configuration deployment with specific focus on Linux systems.
  2. The candidate will accomplish their day to day task by working approved requests in accordance with policies and procedures.
  3. The candidate should be familiar with yum and basic management of offline yum repositories.
  4. The candidate should have working knowledge of basic network operations and a understanding of the relationships between components of an information system.
  5. The candidate will assist Information System Security personnel with documentation required for RMF compliance.

Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and a resident of the Huntsville, Alabama, area or willing to relocate.

Other Qualifications

Linux or other open-source operating systems certifications are favorable.

Demonstrated knowledge of data redundancy architectures and virtualization 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.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and be able to acquire as well as maintain a Final Top Secret Clearance. Requires Final Secret to Start.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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