Date Posted: 2020-08-27
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
This position will be part of a team responsible for the design,
implementation, and management of Linux operating systems, systems
software and services, including deployment and management of
solutions across AWS and Azure cloud infrastructures.
The individual will work with other Linux administrators and
serve as a subject matter expert for diverse projects spanning
multiple teams to support ISMC's product development teams and
customer service delivery.
This position requires a well seasoned individual with hands-on
experience designing and maintaining complex IT infrastructure and
complete product solutions who can work with solutions architects,
networking and security teams, and other project stakeholders.
The IT managed service (ITMS) team provides excellent
opportunities for career growth, training and educational
opportunities, and experience in an expanding ITMS operation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, deploy, and maintain Linux-based servers in development,
testing, and production environments.
Provide mentoring to other team members as part of a continual
Provide cross-team deployment and administrative support for
managed applications including integration with external products
Work as a core-member of Linux and Windows systems
administration teams, networking, and security in supporting the
projects deployed at multiple on-premises facilities and in cloud
Work from initial concepts to final solution designs including
proposal drafting, full technical design, risk analysis, cost
analysis and business benefits.
Design and implementation of system and application automation
tools and workflows in support of a diverse set of internal and
Participation in all security processes, including security
patching and auditing, security remediation, and disaster recovery
Identify, experiment with, and adapt technologies that can
better serve the customer and ITMS’ goals.
Participation in day-to-day process and service optimization,
issue discovery and remediation, along with membership in a
rotating on-call schedule.
Project analysis, requirements gathering, analysis of
alternatives, testing, and deployment.
Author, collaborate on, and maintain project, systems, services,
and process documentation.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
BA/BS degree in a computer-oriented discipline or equivalent
experience and relevant certifications.
Proven work experience (10+ years) as a Linux systems
administrator, Red Hat-based distributions preferred, and a minimum
of 4 years experience in a team environment.
Firm knowledge in development of configuration management in
tools such as Ansible and Puppet.
Knowledge of cloud and container technologies such as AWS,
Azure, and Kubernetes.
Practical experience in Bash and one additional scripting
language such as Python.
Established understanding of DevOps principles and tools.
RHCSA and/or RHCE
AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional
AWS SysOps Administrator Associate
Azure Administrator Associate
Applicants must be able to obtain a government clearance and be
willing to travel if the need arises (up to 10% travel on
Contribution to at least one open source project a plus.
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