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Linux Systems Administrator

Laurel, MD · Information Technology
Laurel Systems Administrator
Laurel, MD

 Job Summary:
IT Veterans seeking a talented Laurel Systems Administrator with an active
TS/SCI clearance required with an FS Poly.

  • Your primary responsibility will be to provide system administration, and systems engineering for Linux-based systems in multiple highly classified facilities.
  • You will configure, install, and maintain Linux computer systems in a stand-alone and networked environment.
  • You will participate in developing complex solutions for LAN and WAN environments.
  • You will lock down Linux computers in a mixed environment based upon classified security requirements.
  • You will run user accounts for Linux systems, reset passwords, and perform annual computer recertification.
  • Research, diagnose and resolve complex computer system software and hardware issues as they arise.
  • Perform and analyze weekly security audits for nonstandard events.
  • Implement backup solution and ensure a cohesive disaster recovery plan.
  • Provide input to security relevant documentation such as security CONOPS, Security Controls Traceability Matrix 's, System Security Plan.
Required Qualifications:
  • TS/SCI clearance required with an FS Poly.
  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • Hands-on experience administering/maintaining classified computer networks
  • Have 2+ years of experience in Linux systems administration
  • Experience configuring Operating Systems, applications, and user settings.
  • Experience manually building physical systems
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting layer 2 networks
  • Experience applying STIGs to operating systems, applications and network peripherals.
  • Experience troubleshooting operating systems and applications
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with managers and technical staff.
  • Current DoD 8570 certification (Security+ or CISSP), or ability to obtain DoD 8570 certification within 6 months of employment required.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Demonstrable experience working in or directly supporting the Department of Defense or other U.S. government entities desired.
  • Working experience with VMware or other virtualization software.
  • Experience configuring managed switches.
  • Experience with endpoint protection applications
  • Some practical experience with programming / scripting languages.

At IT Veterans LLC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


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