System Admin Linux

Fort Meade, MD
Defense – Systems Administration /
Regular /
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Requisition #: 229

Job Title: System Admin Linux

Location: 6912 Cooper Avenue Fort Meade, Maryland 21777

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret

Required Certification(s): 
·       Security+ or equivalent certificate

WHAT IS DISA JITC TEC II?  DISA's mission is to conduct DODIN operations for the joint warfighter to enable lethality across all warfighting domains in defense of our Nation. DISA is a combat support agency of the Department of Defense (DoD).  The agency provides, operates, and assures command and control and information-sharing capabilities and a globally accessible enterprise information infrastructure in direct support to joint warfighters, national level leaders, and other mission across the full spectrum of military operations.  Agile-Defense is seeking a Red Hat Linux  System Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) II contract
The selected candidate support the FGGM lab environment.  Provide all activities related to Linux Red Hat Administration.  STIG the lab environment on a regular basis.   Monitor JITC remedy tickets and respond as required.  Stay up to date on any emerging technology and/or updates that may benefit the customer.   Maintain regular communication with all customers and programs connected to this task.

·       Provide Red System Administration support to meet JITC Testing and Evaluation (TE) requirements to JITC and other Department of Defense (DoD) services and agencies.
·       Maintain the current FGGM Lab.
·       Conduct Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) (installing, configuring, patching, troubleshooting)
·       Provide YUM Server configurations and administration
·       Conduct DISA STIGs, SCAP scans.
·       DNS IPv6 configuration and management (some knowledge of)
·       Provide VMWare 6.7 (some administration, use, maintaining)
·       Conduct ACAS/Nessus scanning (some scanning required to manage and implement RHEL updates)


Required Certifications
·       Security+ or equivalent certificate

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Requires a Master’s degree; or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of experience; or an Associate’s and at least 6 years of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree.
·       Additional certifications (other than those required for the position) in the area of specialization may be substituted for experience but varies by certification. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.


Required Skills
·       Maintaining lab environment.
·       Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) (installing, configuring, patching, troubleshooting)
·       YUM Server configurations and administration
·       STIGs,
·       SCAP scans.
·       DNS IPv6 configuration and management (some knowledge of)
·       Provide VMWare 6.7 (some administration, use, maintaining)
·       ACAS/Nessus scanning (some scanning required to manage and implement RHEL updates

Preferred Skills
·       Windows 2016,  Active Directory (AD) and Domain Controller (DC) (some knowledge).


Environmental Conditions
·       Government site with 0%-10% travel possible. Possible off-hours work to support releases and outages. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
·       Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; See; Push or Pull
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)