System Administrator

Scott AFB, IL
Defense – Information Technology /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 257

Job Title: System Administrator

Location: 203 W. Losey St., Bldg 1700Scott AFB, Illinois62225

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret

Required Certification(s): 
·       DOD 8570-01M certification: IAT Level II or better (e.g., Security+CE).

​The SDDC provides integrated and synchronized Global Deployment and Distribution capabilities to the point of need, delivering innovative transportation solutions on time, on target, every time.  Whenever and wherever Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, Guardians and Coast Guardsmen are deployed, SDDC is involved in planning and executing the surface delivery of their equipment and supplies.
Agile Defense is seeking a RHEL Administrator that will assist in supporting multiple programs in separate AWS virtual cloud environments.

·       Provide Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) virtual server administration utilizing AWS Cloud
·       Support multiple programs hosted in separate AWS Virtual Private Clouds
·       Complete Security Technical Implementation Guides on RHEL products
·       System configuration and patching using AWS System Manager
·       Install, configure, test and maintain RHEL operating systems utilizing AWS system management tools
·       Planning for and responding to service outages and other problems
·       OS installation and upgrades, managing system resources and optimizing system performance; performing system startup, shutdown, diagnostics, file management, user and group setups.
·       Develops/maintains systems configurations and executes administration and operational duties on computer systems while maintaining data/information as required
·       Unix shell scripting (Bash/shell, Python, etc)
·       Good communication and collaboration skills
·       Some on-site support required
·       VMware experience a plus


Required Certifications
·       DOD 8570-01M certification: IAT Level II or better (e.g., Security+CE)

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years’ experience in related field or 6+ years of experience in related field
·       Active Secret clearance.


Required Skills
·       Demonstrated, hands-on technical experience with maintaining and patching RHEL based systems.
·       A strong understanding of AWS/cloud-based technologies with a desire to learn more.
·       Demonstrated customer focus and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


Environmental Conditions
·       Typical office and WFH settings.

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
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; See
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)