Linux Systems Administrator (SME) w/Active Secret Clearance

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Linux Systems Administrator (SME) w/Active Secret Clearance

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DOJ/DEA/Leidos – Fairfax, VA
W2 with full benefits
1 year contract position
Must be a US Citizen w/Active Secret Clearance

Job Description:
- Perform Operations and Maintenance on Red Hat Linux (future) and HP-UX (current) operating system and its associated software. 
- Migrate systems off of HP-UX onto Red Hat Linux 
- Engineer and administer Red Hat Linux in support of Oracle databases 

Required Skills:
•Provisioning, management, and orchestration with automation tools such as Puppet. 
•Web technologies and services including LAMP, Java technologies such as and Tomcat, and load balancers. 
•Familiarity with RDBM systems such as Oracle (primary), SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and MySQL. 
•Authentication and authorization technologies including LDAP, SAML, SSSD and Kerberos 
•Scripting repetitive tasks using open source programming languages such as shell script and Python. 
•Virtualization technologies including VMware, vSphere, and Citrix Xenserver 
•Considerable experience developing tools and processes that help provide a robust and reliable information technology service portfolio. 
•Understanding of Enterprise standard methodologies including Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) as well as governance frameworks such as ITIL 
•Understanding of email transport including SMTP, mail transfer agents, and mail security. 
•Experience with storage technologies including SAN and NAS. 
•Strong verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to work on project teams, with stakeholders, and across departments. 
•Capable of working with minimal guidance / oversight.

Desired Skills:
•Highly desired is any prior experience working with Cross Domain Solution products such as ForcePoint’s Trusted Gateway System 
•Experience working with multiple Linux distributions is desired 
•Experience with cloud services is desired. 
•Familiarity with Microsoft technologies. 
•Container technologies such as Docker is desired. 
•Being an agent for change, and assisting with developing organizational processes. 

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