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Linux Systems Administrator

Moseley Technical Services - Sterling, VA

Posted 25 days ago

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Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator

Job ID # 2021-12931

Direct Hire

Location: Dulles, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

Minimum Clearance: Secret Clearance

Minimum Education: High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience: 4 Years

What Youll Do:

  • Performs a wide variety of technical tasks in support of processes, engineering, quality control, calibration, laboratories, production/test environment, field operations, line maintenance, etc.
  • Test, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and install a wide variety of electronic, electromechanical, mechanical, computer, laboratory, and scientific systems and/or equipment.
  • Set up and operates engineering and scientific equipment.
  • May recommend or select equipment and tools.
  • Support and provide Tier I (Help Desk) and Tier II (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • Observe, analyze, and report test data; and when appropriate makes necessary repairs to equipment.
  • Utilize various engineering and scientific drawings, manuals, and other related documentation in the performance of assigned tasks
  • Install, maintain, configure application and middleware software, equipment, and systems.
  • Monitor system health and status.
  • Provide user support including, password reset, tools, access, etc.
  • Document problems and resolutions through a tracking program.
  • Perform various administrative duties and provide technical assistance, with the supervision of a team leader to remotely located users.
  • Interface with the following groups: software development, testing, integration, deployment, sustainment, maintenance, etc.
  • Support shift work.
  • Perform Tier I support
  • May perform Tier II support
  • Perform Incident Response (tiered support model), using an Incident Management System.
  • Tier I: General troubleshooting, triage, or performance of specific tasks (i.e., user account creation, password resets/unlocks, share drive access, remote software
  • installations). Escalation to Tier II.
  • Tier II: Prioritize incidents. Perform detailed troubleshooting, root cause
  • Determine multi-user, multi-system correlations. Escalation to Tier III.
  • Tier III: Provide system administrative support to correct deficiencies noted in the trouble

What Youll Need:

  • Experience with Red Hat version 6 or 7(rhel6/rhel7) with the ability to engineer, install,administer, and maintain.
  • Knowledge with configuration management using Ansible or Puppet.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: Solaris, AIX, Red Hat, IRIS, Microsoft Windows (2000, XP, 2003), VMware, SharePoint, Citrix.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment desired.
  • Experience with ITIL methodology desired.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following shell scripts: Bourne, C, Krone, Bash, Perl, etc.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: TCP/IP, Cisco switches and routers, VLAN, firewall, VPN, storage arrays (RAID, Blades), etc.
  • ticketing system for COTS and GOTS software packages.
  • Certifications:
  • Desired certifications include: Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Cisco Certified Network Associate or Professional (CCNA, CCNP, etc.), Microsoft certifications (MCP, MCDST, MCSA, etc.), Cloud certifications.
  • 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I certification desired. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification desired.
  • DOD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I certification required.
  • Experience with disaster recovery, backup systems required.
  • Candidates must be able to lift and carry 70lbs comfortably.

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GEDE combined with 4 + years of technical support experience required.

What to Expect:

  • Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a preemployment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.
  • Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.

Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.


For questions about benefits visit:

For more information about Moseley visit:

Andrea ([email protected])

Posting Title (External): Linux Systems Administrator

Street: 22265 Pacific Boulevard

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