Linux Systems Admin in Chantilly, VA at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A data enhancement, management and analytics company is seeking a Linux Systems Admin to join their team in Chantilly, VA.


  • Managing and implementing performance and security solutions with Red Hat LINUX operating systems.
  • Participating in system installations, network setups, administration and troubleshooting (TCP/IP and Virtual LANs).
  • Interacting with clients and provide IT support where needed (ie; networks, backups, test setups, printing problems, and general troubleshooting)
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software.
  • Recommending improvements for server integrity and security.
  • Adding, removing, and updating user accounts information.
  • Fine-tuning system performance.

Required Skills:

  • Active Top Secret clearance.
  • Expert level knowledge of TCP/IP/ Ethernet Windows/SAMBA.
  • A strong understanding of fault tolerant strategies and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Knowledge of scripting protocol, languages and system integrity/security practices (SSH, Kerberos, PGP, SSL, etc.).
  • Familiar with Active Directory, file permissions, Group Policy.
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization (VMWare or Hyper-V) and advanced networking (VLANs).
  • Red Hat Linux operating system on x86 platforms, TCP/IP, Ethernet, Windows/SAMBA, SSH, Apache, Kerberos, PGP, SSL
  • Thorough understanding of LAN & WAN connectivity
  • Some experience with networking hardware: routers, switches, firewalls
  • Linux+ certified or be able to attain certification within 6 months of hire.

Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Linux