Senior Linux Administrator

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(5/19/2021 2:06 PM)
Job ID
2021-1407
# of Openings
1
Category
IT-Support
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Telecommute
No
Clearance Required
Yes
Contract Status
Immediate Hire

About Mission1st

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Mission1st is a global IT, network and systems engineering solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence community, and homeland security markets. The company's 180+ employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Mission1st reported annual revenues in excess of $25 million, with a pipeline of growing programs and an increasing customer base.

What you'll do

In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining and updating the Linux environment for the USCENTCOM enterprise. You will build, configure, and administrate all aspects of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7, & 8. Must be able to apply security hardness according to DISA STIG requirements. Build, configure, and administrate Red Hat Satellite Server 6.x. and be able to export/import Satellite repository from connected networks to multiple disconnected networks. Familiar with Ansible and be able to deploy playbooks via the Red Hat Satellite Server. As well as manage users and groups accordingly. Other responsibilities are listed below:

 

  • Setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system-wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Assist in the implementation of policies and standards related to the use of computing resources, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.
  • Schedules, plans, and oversees system upgrades.
  • Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with the development team on systematic enhancements or changes.
  • Reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of the process for controlling problems.
  • Performs a variety of difficult assignments associated with monitoring and controlling computer operating systems.
  • Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
  • Evaluates and installs developed software during various phases of testing.
  • Reviews and prepares documentation for systems, tests, and installation of software.
  • Investigates and recommends methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Initiates preventive maintenance on the operating systems as well as repair system/environment problems.
  • Administers systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules.
  • Interfaces with vendors for trouble calls.
  • Supports the planning of system/environment requirements for individual projects.
  • Producing management information related to problem management.
  • Allocating resources to support efforts related to problem management.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of error control and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensuring problems are escalated and tracked at the proper priority level.

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of progressively responsible experience is desired or 9+ years’ experience (preferred) in lieu of education.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance is required with the ability to obtain a Top Secret / SCI if hired.
  • Active Security + CE Certification

 Desired

  • RHCSA (Red Hat Certified System Administrator)
  • MCSE

Why you'll want to join us

Impassioned strategic thinkers who are eager to learn, grow and contribute to a shared company mission. At Mission1st, the members of our team have the opportunity to broaden their minds, amplify their skills, build worthwhile relationships with the industry’s best of the best, and have a direct impact on our company’s success!

 

Along with our dynamic company culture and collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to harmonize your personal and professional life and grow immensely. We work just as hard as we play and try to coordinate company events such as happy hours, networking and wellness events and luncheons. For more Benefits material, click specifics

 

We also offer some fabulous benefits, including:

 

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
  • A generous 401(k) plan
  • A corporate wellness program
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

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