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Senior Systems Administrator - Security Clearance Required in Denver, CO at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 6/6/2019

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Senior Linux Systems Administrator
We are seeking a Systems Administrator with experience in deploying, configuring and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux in a large factory environment. In this role, the systems administrator will work on a team supporting program initiatives in secure, isolated computing environments. The administrator will be expected to team with peers, internal customers, and management to strengthen the consistency and standardization of IT infrastructure and services achieve operational excellence and program success. While this position is an individual contributor role, collaboration and strong technical knowledge and skills will be essential attributes.


  • Interface with internal customers, program security, and management teams in planning for, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting services and systems.
  • Install, maintain, and support multiple Linux-based servers on physical and virtual platforms in support of program initiatives.
  • Execute troubleshooting skills to address stability objectives both reactively and proactively.
  • Maintain a secure computing environment, including adherence to backup schedules, patching, virus updates, and regular security scanning and remediation.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • BS in Information Technology or a related technical field plus 8 or more years of related experience is required.
  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Must currently hold a TS/SCI and CI polygraph.
  • Must have certifications meeting DoD 8570 compliance.
  • Expertise in:
    • Deploy, configure, and maintain RHEL and CentOS Linux systems
    • Install and update Software packages from Repositories or local file system
    • Manage local users and groups and with active directory integration
    • Configure and manage services
    • Manage and Configure SELinux and Firewalld
    • Secure physical and virtual machines to DISA STIG requirements
    • Linux Troubleshooting
  • Must have strong documentation skills, organization skills, and the ability to interact with team members cross-functionally.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization and project management/project coordination skills.
  • Preferred: RHCSA Certified.
  • Preferred: Experience in Scripting Languages (Python, Ruby, Bash), Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat IdM, Red Hat Ansible Automation, Database Applications, Docker, VMware Virtualization Products, Real Time Kernels, MacAfee Antivirus, and VEEAM.

Work Conditions:

  • Some travel will be required.
  • Office location will be dependent on program being supported.
  • Normal hours are M-F, 8AM-5PM, and system change hours are Saturdays and after hours.
  • On-call/after-hours support on a rotational basis.

Relocation is available for this position.

This is an opportunity for a systems administrator to be a key part of satellite systems integration. They will be working very closely with software and hardware engineers on mission critical machines. It is an opportunity to work with and see the actual product (sensors, satellite payloads, satellite bus systems, etc) that the company produces in support of our national defense. The Linux team works under a single team lead who is exceptionally knowledgeable, driven to succeed, and always willing to help teach others. It is a great time to be a part of this team as we continue to grow our business and win new opportunities in the Aerospace business sector.