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Systems Administrator - Platform Engineer - TS/SCI Poly

Job Description

CACI’s Business and Information Technology Solutions (BITS) Sector, is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator that will support a variety of hardware platforms on a large, prime Intelligence contract in Hanover, MD.  This position supports a high volume, middleware-oriented messaging enterprise solution that enables critical customer operations.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Performing datacenter sustainment, physical and virtual server deployment and configuration management, and design and automate both initial provisioning and follow-on updates to deployable and on-campus datacenters.
  • Racking and provisioning servers and networking equipment
  • Instituting automated configuration management control and documentation of developed software and hardware configurations.
  • Providing implementation support for migration to and configuration of new datacenters (servers, firewalls, KVM and VMWare Virtual Machines, routers, switches, SAN devices)
  • Providing and installing maintenance and security patches to all deployed devices.
  • Supporting lab-based hardware/servers that host middleware solutions, including loading and maintaining operating systems and application software.
  • This position provides opportunities to expand your technical skill base to new areas, including virtual machines, clustering, networking and storage using a variety of operating systems.
  • Work with system security personnel to maintain SSPs and address IAVAs and other system security needs.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a technical discipline and 8 years Platform Engineering experience.  Additional experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Current TS/SCI Poly clearance
  • Experience with configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting RHEL and/or CentOS systems on bare-metal hardware and virtualized environments.
  • Experience as a Linux system administrator in a medium to large enterprise environment.
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux, Citrix and Microsoft Server.
  • Experience with VMware ESXi and KVM virtualization technologies.
  • Experience with SIMP/Puppet.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with SAN/NAS from multiple vendors including Oracle, NetApp and Dell
  • Experience with implementing controlled management of distributed datacenters, to include versioning of OS and application software
  • Knowledgeable in datacenter automation and scripting with Puppet
  • Experience building, deploying and maintaining RPM packages
  • Proficient in creating and improving shell scripts
  • Experience with RHCS and PCS clustering technologies
  • Experience with Cisco networking equipment and Sidewinder firewalls
  • Experience with Windows and Active Directory
  • MCSE,  CCNA or CCNP certification

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Hanover, Maryland
United States
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