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SME - Computer Systems Engineer / Architect - Linux


Systems Architect


Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE) supports the Intelligence, DoD, and Science and Research communities with tools, domain knowledge, analyst teams and essential mission staffing services. We continually seek people with the skills, experience and passion to successfully leverage the complete intelligence lifecycle across America’s most critical initiatives. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

  • Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns.
  • Perform systems management and integration functions
  • Maintain development environments and internal networks, for both a low side and a high side. Monitor availability, deploying sprints, perform problem isolation and resolution, and tuning for performance.
  • Perform continual maintenance and provide complex solutions for security, backup and redundancy problems.
  • Update system security plans for high and low sides as needed and assist with Authority-to-Operate (ATO) activities.
  • Work closely with client and other teams to ensure open and regular communication, both written and oral.
  • Develop, implement and maintain schedule for routine maintenance (e.g., patching).
  • Develop policies and standards for performing complex builds and everyday tasks.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows Server 2016 & 2019 and Linux to include DNS, DHCP, AD, and server replication methods
  • Scripting experience with PowerShell or Ansible

Minimum Qualification:

  • Requires minimum 12 years of experience performing a combination of systems design, architecture, engineering,
  • and security with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Proven experience in deploying and managing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in a highly distributed global enterprise using Red Hat Satellite.
  • Degree / Certifications required:
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) plus one additional specialized certification relevant to the scope of the PWS
  • IAT III Baseline Certification (CISSP/CASP)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field or 15 years of related experience.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Information Technology

Travel: No

Organization: ASE

Clearance: TS/SCI

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: ASE00476