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Senior Unix Systems Administrator



Full Time

On Site


Fort Huachuca, Arizona, United States


Job Description:

If you're interested in being a part of an extraordinary mission, working with our customer who leads global operations for the Army's portion of the DODIN, we could use your experience and enthusiasm!

You will be providing your UNIX Systems Administration expertise to ensure the infrastructure in place allows freedom of action in cyberspace while denying the same to our adversaries.

All of your work will be performed on customer site in Ft Huachuca, AZ and an Interim Secret Clearance is required to begin work on the program.

So, what will you be doing in this role?

  • Supporting a 24x7 enterprise support organization, providing daily maintenance of RedHat Linux and Solaris UNIX systems.

  • Installing, configuring, and maintaining servers using the RedHat Linux and or Solaris operating system based on internally developed processes

  • Monitoring log files, performance issues, and the production environment for mission critical systems

  • Participating in an on-call rotation for UNIX/Linux support issues

  • Following standard operating procedures to ensure the security posture of the environment

  • Engaging in continuous learning to stay abreast on new and emerging technologies that relate to the Linux environment

  • Working independently as well as with a team member

  • Demonstrating ability to set priorities and organize work to meet deadlines

  • Ensuring compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines

  • Maintaining a cooperative working relationship with those contacted during the workday

These are the required qualifications...

  • Must hold an active in scope SECRET clearance or have the ability to obtain Interim SECRET eligibility prior to start. (US Citizenship required)

  • Must hold high school diploma and 8 year of Information Technology (IT) experience, or AA/AS and 6 years or BA/BS and 4 years at minimum

  • Must hold current DOD 8570 IAT II certification prior to start

  • Able to obtain RHCSA or similar Linux OS professional certificate within 180 days of hire

  • Available to support on-call rotation and after duty hours as needed

  • Able to learn and work within the UNIX environment

  • Communicates effectively both orally and in a written form with users and office staff

  • Able to work independently and within a team structure

  • Able to set priorities and organize work to meet deadlines

These are the preferred qualifications

  • Server Administration experience

  • VI Editor experience

Work Environment:

  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.