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RedHat Systems Administrator

Fort Meade, MD

- Manage, build and troubleshoot servers using LINUX Operating Systems
- Maintain and build RED HAT and other Linux servers
- Perform administrative operations and maintenance functions of server hardware and software using RED HAT and other Linux operating systems
- Maintains system security and executes common practices and procedures; monitors usage statistics and logs; monitors and remedies attempts to penetrate or corrupt server files
- Maintains baseline configurations and performs modification of configuration settings
- Institutes troubleshooting and incident response procedures
- Troubleshoots system related problems
- Provides team leadership and guidance to less experienced administrators
- Responsible for the training, motivation, discipline and performance evaluation of assigned employees
- Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications
- Recommends future direction or projects to management
- Provides expertise and direction in the development or modification of software programs and applications to enhance an operating system

Must meet contract level requirements for appropriate position.  In addition, candidate must have the following Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- The candidate must be experienced in Linux Server administration, primarily RED HAT
- Has experience with Storage and Virtualization
- Experience with the Windows operating system and McAfee is recommended but not required
- Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems engineering activities
- Good communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
- Anticipates questions and is prepared with answers
- Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
- Able to review the work of others and detect errors or needed modifications
- Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience

Required Qualifications: 
- Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience
- IAT Level II (i.e. Security+CE) certification required

Preferred Qualifications:
- 1 year of related experience
- RHCSA certification or equivalent preferred
- ITIL v3 certification preferred

Immediate day shift position available.                            (Day shift, Monday thru Friday)  

Must have the ability to work extended hours as needed.