AT&T Linux System Administrator (Government) in Oakton, Virginia
Linux/Unix System Administrator (SA) position is in support of a Government Solutions customer in the Northern Virginia area. This candidate for this position will have both Linux/UNIX system administration and software development skills. The candidate will work closely with the other SAs, system vendors, and the end-users to troubleshoot and resolve issues. Skills and familiarity with the Linux Red Hat Operating System is a must. This position also requires strong problem solving and communication skills, as well as the ability to work alone and as a member of the support and development team.
Operate, maintain and troubleshoot Linux RedHat systems within an enterprise server environment
Install O/S patch updates and third party application updates to maintain reliability and security posture.
Install, setup and maintain HP enterprise servers and SANS systems.
Operate, maintain and troubleshoot ESXi virtualization systems.
Support a Lab environment for testing software and patch updates before installing them in the Production environment.
Create shell scripts as needed to support various monitoring and collection needs.
Create and maintain backup of the Redhat/Unix systems and maintain and update the disaster recovery plans of the Redhat/Unix systems.
Create and update documentation to support system administration procedures for installing, operating and maintaining the systems.
Education requirements are flexible depending on experience.
The following skills / prerequisites are required:
5+ year of system administration experience
Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness to work in Northern Virginia
Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly
Desired: - BA in Computer Science - SA experience with Microsoft software
AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V