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Senior Windows/Linux Administrator


SAIC is seeking a Senior Window/Linux Administrator responsible for design, coordination, installation, and maintenance of virtualized and stand-alone computer environments. They will be providing a full range of IT support services to customers proactively providing solutions and recommendation to improve customer experience.

The managed environment includes an Audio Visual capability on a dedicated AV network with a large Prysm Video Wall system.  This AV network includes virtualized (VMware) and physical Windows and Linux servers, HP 3PAR storage, NAS, Cisco and Juniper routers, and L2 and L3 Switches, Firewall appliance, and attaches to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud infrastructure. We are seeking this resource to provide technical expertise in operating and maintaining this environment.

The primary functions of the candidate will include, but are not limited to:

• Design a system architecture based on delivered requirements that will include hardware and operating system suggestions, performance optimization, and high system availability
• Work with vendors to obtain quotes and review technical approaches
• Build and maintain Windows (2008/2012/2016) and Linux servers (RedHat, Ubuntu)
• Manage the VMware virtualized infrastructure
• Design and maintain a backup system for data availability
• Patch Windows and Linux servers with WSUS, YUM and RPM
• Respond to security incidents (security patching, IAVA reporting, TIER actions, etc.)
• Create and deploy workstation images using automated tools
• Web development
• Inventory management of IT assets
•Communicate technical solutions and issues with non-technical customer management 


• Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline. Years of relevant technical experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
• At least 14 years technical experience in complex systems design, programming, and systems software and support.
• Certification Requirements: Must possess DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+ or CCNA) certification, or must be able to obtain within 6 months of hiring.
• Proficiency with Windows and Linux operating systems (build, manage, patch)
• Proficient in Windows networking (Active Directory, DNS, Group Policy, etc.)
• Virtualization experience (VMWare)
• Ability to script routine tasks with Bash, Perl, Python or other language
• Experience with Apache Tomcat 
• Experience with PKI based Identity and Access Management
• Excellent troubleshooting abilities
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb at least a 5 ft. ladder, and crawl under and behind desks under 3 ft. to access wiring.

Desired Qualifications


• Amazon Web Services experience  
• CCNP Security or CISSP 
• Microsoft and/or Linux certifications 
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
United States
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