Linux Systems Administrator

Job ID
Experience (Years)
Security Clearance

Job Description

NetCentrics Corporation is a leading provider of enterprise systems management, solutions engineering, applications development, information assurance, computer network defense and cybersecurity for the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies.


NetCentrics has an outstanding opportunity for a Linux Systems Administrator who is ready to join our rapidly growing Cyber Operations team in Alexandria, VA.  This is a fantastic work environment with tons of growth and learning potential!


Day-to-day Responsibilities:


  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of applications, to include day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all network devices with a Linux Operating Systems (OS)
  • Administrator level expertise with virtual technologies such as VMware and Hyper-V
  • Performs software Linux OS installations, upgrades, patches and overall maintenance for application software
  • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to Government management and customers, as appropriate
  • Assists in on-site management of software support requirements and installations
  • Analyzes, and evaluates new software requirements and prepares specifications for software maintenance and upgrades
  • Coordinates other required technical resources to support software upgrades and installations
  • Coordinates pre- and post-installation operations and maintenance support, and documentation


Required Skills/Experience/Education

  • A Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field. Additional technical / systems administration experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
  • 4 or more years of professional experience as a Linux Systems Administrator or Engineer within a DoD or IC environment
  • Responsible for the design, deployment, installation, configuration, maintenance, and reporting of Linux OS based systems
  • Responsible for hardening, securing, and protecting Linux based systems according to DoD policies and guidelines
  • The ability to travel to remote sites to deploy or repair web based devices or attend meetings as needed
  • Must have active DoD Secret Clearance; A Top Secret clearance is preferred
  • Must possess the IAT II or Security +
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a full background investigation including criminal history, education and employment verifications.  


Desired Experience/Skill sets (Nice to have but not required):

  • VMware certifications (VCP)
  • Linux Certification



NetCentrics is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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