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Senior Systems Administrator (Linux) TS/SCI Polygraph

Jacobs National SecuritySolutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service managementcapabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions;innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analyticsfor major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, andFederal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approachto IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, ITservice delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendormanagement. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conductidentity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerabilityassessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. OurCyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations forFederal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts beforethey can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to createa safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the higheststandards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation tohelp propel us farther, faster.”

We are currently seeking a Senior ­­Systems Administrator (Linux) with an activeTS/SCI and a current polygraph to support our customer in Reston, VA, Herndon, VA, OR Washington, DC. Duties and responsibilities may include the following:

  • Executeefforts supporting incremental software deliveries that could requirereconfiguration and continuous restructuring of the current infrastructure asnew baselines are delivered
  • Willbe responsible for GOTs and COTs software installs
  • Monitorsystem health and remedy any problems
  • Performsecurity hardening with updates and patching
  • Can beexpected to work individually, on an integrated team and lead multiple projects
  • Overseeand monitor performance across several discipline and when required take stepsto resolve issues
  • Expectedto perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists or managers notperformed at level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks.
  • Provideexpert guidance and direction to government and vendor senior level techniciansand managers
  • May direct multiplecontractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion

  • ActiveTS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Mustbe a US citizen
  • Excellentverbal and written communication
  • Excellentcustomer service skills
  • Abilityto learn on the fly and work in a fast paced environment
  • BSdegree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college oruniversity and eight (8) to twelve (12) years of progressive, relevantexperience, or and MS degree in a computer or system science discipline andseven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive experience, or a Ph.D. degree in acomputer or system science discipline and two (2) to five (5) years orprogressive experience.

  • Backgroundin Linux administration, particularly Red Hat
  • CurrentSecurity + Certification or the ability to obtain a certificate before starting
  • Experienceperforming system backups, maintaining archives and data recover

Desired Requirements:
  • Goodworking knowledge of scripting languages (sh, bash and perl)
  • Experiencewith VMWare vSphere and storage technologies
  • RedHat Certified systems administrator
  • Experiencewith Splunk
  • Experienceadministering Oracle RDBMS and PostgreSQL
  • Experience administering AWS environment

Work Environment:
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimesinvolves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a highdegree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well asindividuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers,Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek,normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending onbusiness requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during criticalpeaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should thesituation occur.

Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose asafety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professionalbehavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organizationboth verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability tocoordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well underpressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed.Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle recordscheck.

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Reston, Virginia
United States
Not Specified
Job Number:

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