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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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