Feb 06, 2019


  • EPS Corporation
  • Patrick Air Force Base, FL, USA
Full-Time Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

The contractor shall be responsible for all Linux administration of the Test, Development and Services enclave, in support of all systems in the Network. The contractor shall perform the following tasks:

  • Perform server configuration, maintenance, and management for Solaris 10 and 11 Oracle Enterprise Class servers (including Live Upgrade, zfs filesystems, whole root and sparse zones, jumpstart and LDOMs). Perform configuration, maintenance, and management of Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 and 7 (including Red Hat Satellite Server 6.X system registration and kickstart, patch management, network configuration, and user management). For the systems listed above, create and manage user accounts using approved account management software, file systems and file system attributes, including setting permissions, data encryption, and access control lists on local and network file systems. Monitor storage usage and manage data objects to ensure availability, integrity, and confidentiality. Address storage issues at the time they are discovered. 
  • Ensure data obtained from VS activities is analyzed on a monthly basis to determine potential impacts to the network operations. Schedule date and time for VS to be performed on a monthly basis, analyze data from VS activities to determine potential impacts to the network operations, and report results to team lead. 
  • Document and present criteria for testing of new equipment) and specifications. Conduct network tests to validate interoperability of changes on operational network, and address short comings of Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) findings; prepare and provide plans to mitigate and/or eliminate root causes.
  • Provide technical support for bare metal and VMware hosted Red Hat and Solaris servers and Red Hat VDI. Ensure UNIX and Linux system instances are compliant with all applicable DOD and AF policies with regards to hardware/software configuration and approval requirements, to ensure sustainability and availability throughout the lifecycle of the system/software, and meet current and future DOD and AF policies as they apply to hardware/software configuration and approval requirements throughout the lifecycle of the system/software and meet Info Tech Systems Security Risk Management Certification and Accreditation, certification and accreditation standards. 
  • Monitor UNIX and Linux Systems performance by utilizing all relevant Red Hat, Solaris, and VMware tools, as well as gather historical records of this performance to create effective UNIX and Linux systems performance presentations. This data will be used to present factual statistical data to represent perceived performance issues. Communicate UNIX and Linux systems performance to customers identifying real and perceived performance problems.
  • Optimize UNIX and Linux systems performance using Red Hat, Solaris, and VMware tools, and recommend corrective actions to any real and perceived performance problems. Collaborate with team members to derive a collectively agreed upon course of action while informing the team lead. Adjust all performance settings of individual storage appliances, software, data replication, snapshots, and backup configurations in order to optimize UNIX and Linux systems performance.



Security Clearance

Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)

Job Requirements

Senior Linux, System Administration shall have Red Hat RHCSA with Solaris 10 and 11 Systems Administration certification.


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