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Linux Systems Administrator III

Company: Peraton
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Peraton Overview:
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

LINUX senior administrator role supports the ITCC II contract at USSTRATCOM. This position requires a Linux administration background in Red Hat Enterprise systems. The focus of the ITCC contract is to provide Information Technology solutions to the government and participate in the strategy, design, transition, operation, and continual service improvement of all products using a standardized framework that is globally recognized by the IT industry. This position will perform advanced operating system administration functions, with the majority of work being command-line activities in a server environment. Required to be on-call providing 24/7 on-site support.LINUX senior administrator perform following job functions:Proficient administering RHEL 6 or later releases. This includes ability to manipulate the OS command-line environment using advanced Linux knowledge through the use of a large number of system commands and switches to troubleshoot and diagnose advanced operating system problemsDaily work consists of troubleshooting production systems housing mission-critical applications, as well as developing proactive solutions for preventing systems degradation and loss of capabilities. This includes tuning the systems to achieve optimal performance based on customer requirements and standard IT expectations for modern-day, high-demand systems. The administrator will also be responsible for performing operating system patching during standard work hours, with additional patching to be performed on various evenings outside of core hours as the mission requires. This includes a requirement for being available to work outside of standardized work hours for system outages and altered shifts to support contingency operations aligned with Customer mission requirements.This position requires flexible candidate that can tolerate a dynamic schedule based on the needs of both the department and the Customer. The candidate must participate in a rotating pager schedule being available for on-call support 24x7 throughout the year.Be able to assume responsibility for advanced troubleshooting and working beyond standard core duty hours to satisfy mission requirements, address negative impact that could potentially affect the mission, and performing work during all non-core hours in excess of standard pager duties in the event of an emergency or lack of personnel to stabilize a system

Experience/Educational Requirements:Experience: Three to five years of Linux Administration in medium to large-scale networksScripting to automate various processes using shell scripts or PerlReviewing and revising documentation and standard operating procedures concerning the use of processes, and the overall management of mission systemsMultitasking, prioritizing essential tasks, developing schedules for teammates or following schedules outlined by managementAble to work with a team and develop solutions based on the technical expertise of other team membersConduct on-the-job training when the contract requires it. Perform varying amounts of self-study to maintain state-of-the-art technical expertise in an evolving environmentParticipate in vendor and/or operating system training if possible when the education is offered to the employeeEducation:Bachelor of Science in a computer-related field or equivalent work experience of three to five years of Linux Administration in medium to large-scale networksRequired Certifications:Must obtain/maintain a DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (Security+, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CND, SSCP) within 120 Days of hireDesired Certifications:Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) CompTIA Network+ Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundations#LI-ST1

Keywords: Peraton, Bellevue , Linux Systems Administrator III, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Nebraska

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