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Jacobs Linux Systems Administrator TS/SCI w/Poly in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Linux Systems Administrator TS/SCI w/Poly


Linux Systems Administrator TS/SCI w/Poly

Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting andmaintenance of IT systems. Manage the daily activities of configuration andoperation of IT systems. Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) problem identification,diagnosis and resolution of problems. Provide assistance to users in accessingand using IT systems Provide support to IT systems including day-to-dayoperations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of theclient/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. Provide Tier 1(Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis andresolution of problems. Provide support for the escalation and communication ofstatus to agency management and internal customers. Optimize system operationsand resource utilization, and performed system capacity analysis and planning.Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remainedinvolved in the resolution process. Provide in-depth experience introubleshooting IT systems Configure and manage UNIX and Windows (or otherapplicable) operating systems and installed/loaded operating system software,troubleshot, maintained integrity of and configured network components, alongwith implementing operating system enhancements to improve reliability andperformance. Provide detailed analysis and feedback to agency management andinternal customers for escalated tickets.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in troubleshooting and general system administration

  • Experience with scripting (bash, Perl, Python)

  • Experience with VMs (VMWare preferred)

  • Experience with Puppet management and script creation

  • Strong Linux

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university and 5-7 years of relevant experience OR a Master's degree and 3-5 years of experience may be accepted.

  • Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.

  • Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


Physical Requirements:

  • Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

  • General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

  • General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


  • Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements.

  • Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

  • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

  • Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed.

  • Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check.

  • Must be a US citizen.

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Job Information Technology

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Annapolis Junction-20358-MDA1

Job Type Standard

Req ID: MIS0000ET