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Jacobs Linux Systems Administrator (Mid) IRES - SSFB in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Description of Duties:

The Linux System Administrator - Mid for Missile Defense Space Enterprise Architecture supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

· Implement, and sustain Linux based physical and virtual machines for the Missile Defense Space Center.

· Administer OpenShift Container Platform and container Repositories/Registries.

· 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.

The successful candidate will:

· Be a strong innovator in process improvement and system design.

· Be able to quickly learn challenging concepts, decompose difficult software problems and provide resolution.

· Be able to create and follow standard processes and clearly document results.

· Effectively function as self-starter and identify risks, issues, and opportunities to the Lead Systems Administrator.

· Have excellent presentation, oral and written skills to facilitate effective and efficient interchanges with program and government stakeholders.

· Be able to report to Schriever SFB within 2 hours to support mission surge support events.

· Support occasional evening and weekend events for the MDA customer.

· Be able to lead a group of diverse individuals with varying backgrounds to achieve mission success.

· Have a positive, "can-do" attitude, be able to work in a very high paced and dynamic environment, and embrace change.

· Take on additional duties that may be necessary to mission success.

This position can be filled at Schriever SFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

This position is expected to pay $104,000 - $129,000 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.

Here’s what you’ll need :

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 12 years of general experience; Associate’s degree and 10 years of general experience; Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of general experience; Master’s degree and 6 years of general experience

· Must have 7 years of directly related Linux systems administrator experience

· Must have 1 year of experience in management or leadership roles

· Must have a recognized active Linux certification (Linux , RHCSA, LPIC, LFCS)

· Must have a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification or higher (CCNA-Security, CySA (formerly CSA ),GICSP,GSEC, Security , CND, SSCP)

· Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher

Desired Requirements:

· Have an understanding of system engineering processes

· Have experience administering a Red Hat Linux environment using Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) Servers

· Have a Red Hat Certified OpenShift Administrator Certification (EX280) or higher

· 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 virtualized environments

· Have DoD networking experience with classified data networks and strong grasp of red/black concepts and IA compliance.

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