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Jacobs Linux Systems Administrator IRES - HSV in Huntsville, Alabama

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Your Impact:

The government client requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for any/all positions that will require travel.

Full vaccination (against COVID-19) is defined as: an individual must be either two weeks past the last shot of a two-shot vaccination sequence, or two weeks past the only shot of a one-shot vaccination sequence.

Description of Duties:

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

  • Conduct daily battle-rhythm of checks on Red Hat Linux systems and network communication devices to include patch management activities in both test and production environments.

  • Provide support that includes network and related hardware support in an engineering test and production environment.

  • Perform engineering analysis of current configuration and proposed configurations to ensure compatibility and Cyber Readiness within the overall Lab environment.

  • Assist the Lab Lead with daily reviews of systems to ensure normal maintenance functions are performing properly as well as execution of daily/weekly system health checks/checklists.

  • Support Red Hat Linux operating systems and various NAS and SAN devices including specialty arrays including, but not limited to, EMC ISILON and other raid file systems.

  • Conduct system audit log reviews as well as continuous security monitoring using legacy LEM, HBSS, SCAP and ACAS as required to meet DoD and MDA Cybersecurity requirements.

  • Coordinate efforts with SNEM Lab management and other work center personnel to prevent mission critical test and production schedule impacts on Lab systems and supporting infrastructure.

  • Assist with engineering support documents that represent proposed changes through the SNEM Lab Configuration Management process and Change Advisory Board.

This position will be filled at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL

This position is expected to pay $99,300 - $109,300 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 3 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 1 year of general experience; Bachelor's degree, or higher, and 0 years of general experience

  • If this position requires travel selected candidate must be willing to provide proof of fully vaccinated (against COVID-19) status? (the process of which must be completed prior to the anticipated start date)

  • Must have 3 years of directly related experience

  • Must have a current DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II Certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE Certification)

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Have 4 years of work experience as a Linux system administrator or engineer

  • Have a current Linux certification

  • Have a working knowledge of IAVA/M Management, STIG Compliance and RMF

  • Have experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Have experience with RHEL patch management via YUM

  • Have experience with Red Hat Errata

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .