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Linux System Administrator

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Bossier City
Posted on: October 14, 2021

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Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a Linux System Administrator in support of internal IT Infrastructure.  The Linux System Administrator will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.  The individual will maintain, manage, and deploy Linux systems in compliance with company standards.

This will include Sys Admins duties such as:

  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Evaluate and assess server security compliance and employ mitigations.
  • Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems, patches, and systems enhancements.
  • Develop system metrics beneficial to the management of a large diverse server population
  • Sets up end user and service accounts.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less experienced administrators, and end users as required.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED in order to be considered:

  • 9+ years of related systems administration experience and/or database analysis experience OR a Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of related experience

Preferred, but not required Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated Operations experience with Linux platform (i.e. RHEL, Oracle Enterprise) including administration, management, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with VMware virtual environment.
  • Experience with CLOUD platforms Azure and AWS
  • Experience processing Digital Certificates
  • Experience with Linux integration into Active Directory
  • Understanding of proactive monitoring concepts
  • Experience with patching and maintaining server builds
  • Ability to develop and maintain capacity metrics
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following infrastructure principles:
    • Scalability and Capacity planning
    • Data center organization
    • Backup/Recovery
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve moderately complex hardware/software issues, restore the environment to an operational state with minimal downtime, perform root cause analysis and provide a forward leaning mitigation strategy

The likely salary range for this position is $84,000 - $126,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:

Telecommuting 100%

Work Location:

USA LA Bossier City

Additional Work Locations:

Any Location / Remote

Total Rewards at GDIT:

Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Bossier City , Linux System Administrator, Other , Bossier City, Louisiana

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