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Junior Linux Administrator




Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, United States


eidos is seeking a Junior Level Linux Administrator to work with a team of administrators with standard Linux system administration duties at the Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg, Mississippi.

The selected candidate will perform standard Linux System Administration duties as required to maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems consisting of Linux based application and license servers, virtual machines, and GP/GPU cluster based systems. Coordination with network administrators is required.

Candidate must be able to obtain a TS/SCI.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills :

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience (additional experience may be substituted for the degree)

  • DoD 8570 certification (Security + and OS cert, Linux+, RedHat, etc.) 90 day waiver may be provided to obtain the OS certification.

  • Willingness to occasionally work after hours and/or respond to emergency situations for problem resolution

  • General knowledge of Linux and general Unix operating systems concepts as well as systems administration experience

  • Ability to develop and maintain documentation on system administration procedures for routine and complex tasks

  • Ability to create and maintain Information Assurance (IA) compliance documentation of the Information System

  • Must have an active Secret Security Clearance.

  • Candidate must be able to obtain a TS/SCI.

It would be nice, not necessary, if you have some of the following:

  • Experience with compiling, installing, and porting software.

  • Ability to understand application scaling issues related to problem resolution, algorithm choice.

  • Experience with Storage Architectures: SAN, SAS, FC, SATA, Bandwidth, Performance

  • Ability to manage development of appropriate application benchmarks, analyze results and determine optimal configurations for processor type/speed, size of memory/cache

  • Familiar in multi-factor authentication platforms and solutions, and Identity Management such as OpenID, LDAP, and Kerberos.

  • Security implementations using multi-factor authentication, PKI, or Kerberos and Unix OS hardening to DoD STIG standards.

  • Experience programming or troubleshooting Python code

  • Experience with supporting Apache Web Server

  • Experience with Zabbix

  • Experience with Red Hat Satellite or Red Hat Identity Manager

  • Experience with BIND DNS

  • Experience with Ansible

  • Experience with Gitlab

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.