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Linux System Administrator IRES - SAFB

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description of Duties: The Linux System Administrator supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will: * Design, implement, and sustain Linux based physical and virtual machines for the Missile Defense Space Center. * Administer VMware virtual environments. * Work closely with a team of engineers, including additional system administrators, network engineers, system engineers, and cybersecurity engineers, to provide high quality, innovative engineering services to the Government customer. * Work with system engineers to identify and define requirements for new systems/system modifications, developing designs, and implementing and testing solutions. * Conduct on-going vulnerability scanning and system patching, as necessary, to reduce cybersecurity risks. * Conduct daily system monitoring, system backup and restoral, and application upgrades to ensure optimal and continuous system operations. * Develop and maintain system administration procedures and baseline configuration documentation. * Be responsible for ensuring system software installs, maintenance, break/fix activities, and cyber security mitigations are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements. * Focus on creating, upgrading, managing and sustaining physical and virtual workstations and servers in the Missile Defense Space Enterprise Architecture (MDSEA) program. The successful candidate will: * Be willing to travel CONUS approx. 10% of the time. This is a ground breaking capability for MDA which provides a modular and extensible ground operations platform which supports multiple concurrent space missions and customers. This position will be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO This position is expected to pay $80,400 - $128,625 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position. This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed. Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies. Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave. #cjpost Basic Requirements: Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 10 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 8 years of general experience; Bachelor's degree and 6 years of general experience; Master's degree and 4 years of general experience. * Must have 6 years of directly related experience * Must have RHEL system administration experience * Must have, or obtain within 90 days of start date, a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification or higher * Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher Desired Requirements: * Have an understanding of the system engineering processes * Have experience administering a Red Hat Linux environment using Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) Servers * Have a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Linux certification * Have a VMWare Certification, such as VMware Certified Technical Associate (VCTA), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP), and/or VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) * Have experience installing, patching, configuring and troubleshooting Linux servers and workstations including associated peripherals * Have experience with DISA tools used in scanning and remediating computer system vulnerabilities * Have experience resolving hardware & software conflicts, performing server maintenance and break/fix activities * Have comprehensive knowledge of VMware 5.x/6.x environments * Have DoD networking experience with classified data networks and strong grasp of red/black concepts and IA compliance

Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Colorado Springs , Linux System Administrator IRES - SAFB, IT / Software / Systems , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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