Jacobs Linux Administrator - IRES - Huntsville in REDSTONE ARSENAL, Alabama

Linux Administrator - IRES - Huntsville


Linux Administrator supporting the MDA on the IRES contract at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville AL. Primary duties include running through a daily battle rhythm of checks on the Linux environment, viewing and responding (as appropriate) to events reflected in the various management tools, server patch management via YUM, attending various meetings (crew/team, staff, change, configuration, etc.), the management of the RHEL Satellite and Ansible Tower servers, and administering Active Directory connections via Centrify and IDM. The Linux Administrator will be required to coordinate efforts with other work centers and personnel to resolve Incident Requests (break/fix), Change Requests (RFC), and Problem Management activities. Primary duty hours are 0600 - 1900 (MT) with shift work and on-call required to assist with after-hours maintenance activities.



Requirements : High School Diploma (or GED) and 12 years of general experience or an Associate’s degree and 10 years general experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 8 years general experience. General experience must include 6 years or directly related experience. Active DoD Secret Clearance. DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II Certification such as CompTIA Security CE Certification. Candidate must have experience supporting RedHat Enterprise Linux in a large enterprise environment. Strong analytical background with accompanying troubleshooting skills. Ability to work independently as well as collectively within a team, apply critical thinking techniques, and effectively communicate with customers and other team members, both orally and in writing. Ability to quickly adapt to new situations and a willingness to learn new technologies.

Desired : Red Hat® Certified Engineer Certification. ITIL v3 Foundations certification. Experience with RHEL Satellite and Ansible Tower, Centrify & IDM, Active Directory, Symantec Netbackup, McAfee HBSS, and ACAS. Experience working in a DoD environment. Experience working with Remedy ARS.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Alabama-REDSTONE ARSENAL

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: AS0003RY