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Senior Linux Administrator

Company: ECS Federal, LLC
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

ECS is seeking a Senior Linux Administrator to work in our Albuquerque, NM office. Job Description:In this position you will work with a group which provides computing capabilities and in-depth support for scientific and engineering applications. The team builds and maintains user environments, delivers subject matter expert support, and application-level software and tools to the scientific and engineering communities. You may work autonomously or as team member/lead performing the daily monitoring, maintenance, and repair of physical and virtual Server based systems.Tasks include:Perform Linux Administration dutiesSupport incident escalations requiring considerable judgment and initiative to resolve technical issues affecting hardware, operating systems, or applications.Work with vendors or external partners to diagnose and resolve issuesMaintain systems by applying operating system or application patches, install new or replace hardware, create/apply configuration changes to improve or restore system performanceDevelop instructions/procedures for System Administrators I & II.Create scripts to aid with daily monitoring, maintenance, and repair of supported systemsMonitor systems and preform hardware troubleshooting, tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance and security updatesConduct Quality Assurance checks. Perform system capacity analysis and planningAssist users in accessing and using business systemsTo accomplish this, you will need an extensive background in Linux server administration and issue resolution along with strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills. Experience with Bash shell scripting. Experience/knowledge working with Containers. And finally, knowledge and understanding of best practices and IT operations. Required Skills: The ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q level security clearance and SCI-level clearance, which may require a polygraph test BS/BA degree with a minimum two years' experience with Linux administration and troubleshootingProven track record of problem solving using strong critical thinking, analytical and troubleshooting skillsStrong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independentlyMinimum two years' experience with Linux (RedHat or Ubuntu) and are capable of OS installation, network configuration, package/patch management, and system backups - data recoveryWorking knowledge and experience with Bash Shell and Python scriptingExperience as a Linux System Programmer or Linux Distribution Package MaintainerExperience in Git source code managementAbility to work seamlessly within a team as an active contributorStrong verbal and written customer service and communications skillsExperience monitoring systems, hardware troubleshooting, tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance with security updates (i.e. STIGS/Security)Knowledge of, and desire to follow IT Operations best practices and procedures such as issue management and incident response Desired Skills: Active DOE Q and SCI security clearancesCurrent Security+ or higher certificationExperience with DevOps and CI/CD practices and tools ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.PDN-99314f76-c420-499b-8696-e410ef2e346f

Keywords: ECS Federal, LLC, Albuquerque , Senior Linux Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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