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Senior Systems Administrator (Linux)

CoSolutions, Inc. is hiring a Senior Systems Administrator (Linux) to support an Intelligence Community (IC) customer in either Washington, D.C. or Reston, VA. This position is fast paced and requires imaginative problem solving skills, as well as, the application of leading edge technologies and concepts. So if you have what it takes to lead a team and deliver on schedule, then CoSolutions would like to hear from you.


  • Execute efforts supporting incremental software deliveries that could require reconfiguration and continuous restructuring / builds of the current infrastructure as new baselines are delivered.
  • Responsible for: GOTs/COTs SW installs, monitor system health, remedying problems, Security Hardening, perform updates and patching.
  • Expected to work individually, participate actively on integrated teams, and lead multiple tasks, projects and/or teams. Oversee and monitor performance across several disciplines, and when required, take steps to resolve issues.
  • Expected to perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks.
  • Provide expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers.
  • Direct multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion.

Clearance: Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with CI Poly
Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related field or directly related work experience.
Certifications: Security+ CE

  • 5+ years experience in Linux administration, particularly RedHat.
  • Experience performing system backups, maintaining archives, and data recovery.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good working knowledge of scripting languages (sh, bash, perl)
  • Experience with VMWare vSphere
  • Experience with VMWare storage technologies (e.g., VMDK, vSAN)
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Experience administering Oracle RDBMS and PostgreSQL
  • Experience administering in AWS environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to walk to various locations as needed.
  • Ability to bend and navigate to perform assigned duties.
  • Ability to lift light to moderate equipment as needed for job.
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
Washington, District of Columbia
United States
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