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CACI International Linux Systems Administrator in Reston, Virginia

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Position Description:

As a Linux System Administrator you will be part of a larger team of System Administrators supporting real mission initiatives. Systems administration encompasses Linux server administration. The administrator's responsibilities include:

  • Implement baseline changes to servers and storage devices

  • Respond to assigned change requests that are submitted by "internal" and "external" customers.

  • Attend TEMs to discuss and agree upon MOAs - ensure MOA is within scope of server team's work

  • Perform technical evaluations, analysis, and troubleshooting for all “supported” servers in response to help requests which include but is not limited the following activities: Server failures, full system outage.

  • Perform Operation and Maintenance of all servers

  • Build servers by providing technical configuration, setup, installation services, hardware and coordination of application projects

  • Perform operating system software updates/upgrades

  • Build servers: Provide technical configuration, setup, installation services, hardware and coordination for application projects

  • Establish server baselines

  • Understand and implement established technical and workflow procedures

You will bring to the team the following:

  • 5-8 years of demonstrated experience as a Systems Administrator.

  • Ensure vendor, industry and security best practices are followed.

  • 5-8 years of demonstrated experience implementing network security and group policies using active directory / LDAP integration techniques.

  • 5-8 years of demonstrated experience designing and maintaining stable, dynamic and high performing datacenter network topologies including multi-hop network interfaces to offsite locations

  • 5 years of demonstrated experience with IT configuration management including creating and updating network diagrams, cable run lists and rack elevations: proficiency in layer two and three system design

  • 5-8 years of demonstrated experience in configuring static and dynamic IPv4 allocation on a per subdomain basis to include configuration and maintenance of internal vLAN, WAN interfaces, DNS, NAT, clustering, application load balancing, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience with planning, configuring, deploying and implementing automated software and firmware patching for heterogeneous operation system environments (Windows, Linux) such as WSUS, SCCM, YUM, SolarWinds, etc.

  • Must have active TS/SCI with Polygraph

These skills would be nice to have:

  • Demonstrated experience in Information Security

  • Demonstrated experience conduction Certification and Accreditation scans and understanding how to mitigate issues

  • Demonstrated experience in installing, configuring, deploying administrating and troubleshooting cloud technology servers and services such as Hyper-v, Citrix, VDI, Hadoop, AWS, etc.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Candidate must have one of the following:

  • 10 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma

  • 8 Years of job related experience and Associate degree

  • 6 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree

  • 4 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree

  • 2 Years of job related experience and Doctorate

Typical Hours: Core hours 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Work location: McLean, VA

What We can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.