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Red Hat Linux System Administrator
Title:Red Hat Linux System Administrator
Division:Space Ground System Solutions
Location:Welcome, MD

Space Ground System Solutions has an immediate full-time opening for a System Administrator.  The position will be responsible for maintenance and synchronization of software development environments across multiple sites, synchronization of test, development and operational system environments, and R&D of new products and capabilities.


General Experience:

Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in a SELinux environment. Active DoD Secret clearance required.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency working in a SELinux environment.
  • Knowledge of industry practices, techniques and standards for Linux system administration and accreditation.
  • Experience writing scripts (examples: shell scripting, PERL, Python, etc.).
  • Solid understanding of networking technology, TCP/IP and common internet application protocols.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience administering software configuration management tools (examples: ClearCase, GIT, Mercurial, etc.).
  • Experience with VMWare and OpenStack
  • Experience with Splunk and Orca
  • Experience with Ansible
  • Experience with ActiveMQ, and IBMWebsphere middleware configuration.
  • Experience with Apache, BEA, and IBM Webservers.
  • Experience with IDM, NetApp, and Security Onion
  • Experience with RHEL Satellite.
  • Experience with databases (examples: Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, etc.).
  • Preferred experience with Satellite Ground Systems, Ground System Operations, or Satellite Operations    


Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform System Synchronization of the local development VM’s with other S/GSS offices.
  • Assist with the delivery, patching and maintenance of test and operational RHEL systems.
  • Learn and implement new tools as they become relevant in the industry.
  • Create and execute integration and system tests and document test procedures
  • Troubleshoot software system issues
  • Work as an effective team member across multiple disciplines (systems, networking, configuration management, & test engineering)
  • Work in a dynamic, fast paced, & sometimes pressured environment


Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology or other relevant Engineering field from an accredited university or equivalent combination of formal education and experience.


Security Clearance:

  • Must be a US Citizen, and possess a current, active DoD Secret clearance.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements associated with obtaining an active DoD TS/SCI clearance
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements associated with access to classified information.



If this position requires a government clearance, the applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for accessing classified information.


If you require an accommodation to complete this application, please contact the Operations Coordinator at 719-219-7472 or


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