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UNIX Sys Admin II

 Requisition #: UNIXS01838

Job Title: UNIX Sys Admin II

Location: Shaw AFB, SC


Clearance Level: Active DoD - Minimum Secret

Required Certifications: OSSA Level 2 OR higher OR Red Had Certified Engineer (RHCE) OR equivalent, DoD 8570 Level 2 or higher,  ITILv3 Certification.

 Relocation assistance is offered for the selected candidate.

**Selected applicants may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. **



Unix System Administrator Level II will perform standard system administration which includes installation, configuration, operation, management, troubleshooting, repairing, upgrading, inspecting and maintaining server systems including administration of all core and functional services/systems for all of the organization's networks.



  • Support to ensure a secure operating environment by monitoring user access and adherence to established policies and procedures.

  • Provide technical assistance of all assigned projects.

  • Support in providing desktop/server and software application integration support.

  • Support in system configuration management.

  • Support in providing software and firmware maintenance.

  • Support in performing account management and work with the ISM.

  • Support in researching new technologies and software upgrades to workstations / servers for familiarity / keep up with current technological developments.

  • Support in recommendations for COTS application upgrades and implementation of new applications.

  • Support in maintaining and semi-annually publishing a Comprehensive As-Built System Engineering Plan.

  • Support in providing scripting to automate system administration functions.

  • Support in providing other Scripting support



Education and Certifications: 

  • 6+ years of Unix/Linux experience
  • OSSA Level 2 or higher or Red Had Certified Engineer (RHCE) or higher or equivalent
  • DoD 8570 Level 2 or higher
  • ITILv3 Certification


Background Needed and Years of Experience:

  • Associates of Science degree in Computer Science or related field



Technical Skills (Preferred):

  • Oracle Solaris and Ubuntu Unix experience a plus



  • Team Leadership experience required.



Contractor Shaw AFB, SC site with 0%-10% travel possible, depending on requirement to attend event planning conferences, at customer discretion. Possible off-hours work to support exercise planning/execution, project implementation, or 24/7 project events. General office environment, with periodic walking or driving to other buildings on base and working with standard office equipment. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, with no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.

Strength Demands: Medium – 50 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 25 lbs.

Physical Requirements: ☒ Stand or Sit ☒ Walk ☐ Repetitive Motion ☒ Use hands/fingers to handle or feel ☒ Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl ☒ Talk/hear ☒ See ☐ Pushing or Pulling ☒ Climb (stairs, ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)



About Us!

Agile Defense is an Information Technology Solutions provider committed to partnering with our customers to deliver the highest level of service to our customers. We provided Information Technology (IT) services to the U.S. Government, including several United States Civil agencies and various branches within the U.S. Department of Defense.

Agile Defense has established a solid reputation of partnering with our customers to deliver innovative IT solutions with our “Listen. Think. Innovate.” philosophy.

At Agile Defense, we know that our employees are our most important asset.  We believe in our responsibility to our fellow employees, customers, company, and to our country.  We promote teamwork, integrity, and creativity; we expect our fellow employees to also live these values.

Agile Defense, Inc. does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other proscribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.


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Security Clearance:
Sumter, South Carolina
United States
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 Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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