LINUX Systems Administrator (Government) Collinsville

Published date: October 8, 2017
  • Location: Collinsville, Collinsville, Illinois, United States

The candidate will maintain the smooth operation of multi-user computer systems running Redhat Linux but also includes Windows Server on a global network management system.

Provides support on a M-F business hours schedule, also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations. A
pproximately 10% of the job will require domestic and international travel.
Be familiar with performing based on service level agreement (SLA).
Work is performed based on the customer Accepted Level of Performance.
Candidate is familiar performing within a fixed price, performance-based environment where performance is based on pre-determined Service Level Agreement's (SLA's) or Acceptable Levels of Performance (ALP's).
Candidate is required to support the development, documentation and tracking of measurements and metrics relevant to the ALP's


Be able to work in a rapid paced environment and must be able to work independently.
The candidate works independently to maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.
Duties include setting up administrator and service accounts, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.
Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
Creates, maintains, and implements detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures.
Provides coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff.
Provides support on a M-F business hours schedule, also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations.

Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 3 years of overall related experience with Unix, Redhat Linux required. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.
Shell scripting (e.g. bash) and experience in other languages like Perl.
Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.
Currently possess an active Secret security clearance and the ability to acquire a Top Secret security clearance is required for this position.
Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at least IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce.

Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:

Integration of Network Management (NM) and Element Management (EM) systems with network performance, trouble ticketing, and security subsystems highly desired.
Experience with support systems to include enclave Ethernet switches, storage area networks (SAN), and network attached storage (NAS).
Candidates with a thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus.
Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.
ITIL v3 Foundation certified-
Windows Server experience.
Experience working with virtual environments.

Required Clearance: Active SECRET, clearable to Top Secret

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Company Name: AT&T


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