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Jacobs Systems Administrator in Chantilly, Virginia

Your Impact:


Founded in 2015, Knack Works is focused on providing scalable, automated solutions that enable our customers to perform their national security missions in an ever-changing environment of new technologies and evolving threats. Our capabilities include DevOps lifecycle management, a full-featured secure management stack, and network automation.

Knack Works (a Subsidiary of Jacobs) is seeking a motivated Systems Administrator to join our team in Northern Virginia. This role, as part of a larger team, is integral to the success of our mission.


· Assist with system implementation, installation, de-installation, reconfiguration, modifications, and updates in Linux environments.

· Assist with system configuration assessments and testing.

· Troubleshoot system issues.

· Maintain and manage updates to documentation utilizing version control tools.

· Support Kubernetes environments

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Here’s What You’ll Need:


· 7+ years’ experience as a Linux System Administrator -or- CompTIA Linux+ certification (or equivalent).

· Active TS/SCI++ required.

· Experience with Kubernetes environments.

· Experience with Windows Active Directory Domain Controllers and Group Policy Management.

· Understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle and Agile software development practices.

· Exposure to software version control tools (Git, SVN, etc.).

· Conceptual understanding of Desired State Configuration and/or Declarative System Configuration.

· Ability to read and understand a BASH script.

· Must be willing to work on-site in Northern Virginia.

· DoD 8570 IAT II Certification (security+) or higher certification.


Previous experience managing a team.

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