Linux Systems Administrator

Job Description
At BAE Systems, we promote a strong, collaborative culture and provide our employees with the tools and skills they need to succeed. We are about trust, camaraderie, and a shared ambition to solve some of our nation's hardest problems. You will get to work alongside a team of talented professionals who are passionate about their work and the mission. We offer competitive pay and benefits, a flexible work environment to support work/life balance as well as a learning environment and training opportunities to further develop you professionally. Come be a part of a company that is driven to improve our customers, our future, and to protect our freedom.

We are seeking a motivated, customer focused, Linux Systems Administrator to join our highly respected, experienced Cedalion Operations & Sustainment team. As part of the team, you will use your knowledge and experience to provide Tier II and III support in a Red Hat Linux environment. You will provide operations support including technical investigation, troubleshooting, workarounds and emergency fixes to keep the Cedalion system operating in a 16x5 environment. The successful candidate will interface with other system segments of the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence (NSG) to maintain softcopy product availability and maintain JACORB transaction management. The successful candidate will use his/her knowledge and experience to:

•Apply problem solving to identify and resolve a wide array of complex system issues
•Monitor system health and respond to problems, as required
•Assist end users with the use of the system and applications
•Interface with Cedalion development contractor for problem resolution and to ensure enterprise system availability
•The candidate will capture and document problems through investigative techniques and provide information in the form of PBIs (Problem Based Incidents)
•Recommend and develop new processes and tools to enhance system monitoring and troubleshooting
The system administrator will: maintain system security and troubleshoot system and software problems; Establish and update procedures and documentation; Analyze, correct and test software related issues; Provide software related support to customers; Develop, compile, test and deploy custom scripting to user specifications for problem resolution; and performs routine system preventative and restorative maintenance. The successful candidate will also participate in technical exchanges meetings (TEMs) with various Government Technical Officers and external customers to determine needed software of hardware modifications or future capabilities related to data management or data validation.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
•5 - 8 years relevant experience or equivalent relevant experience.
•3+ years of experience with Unix/Linux server administration
•Comprehensive knowledge of internetworking concepts such as TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP, firewalls, LAN/WAN
•Strong written/verbal communications, problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills - ability to document and share information
•Knowledge of IT security concepts and practices, including familiarity with technical modifications and documentation required to obtain/maintain Government customer System Security Accreditation.
•Ability to work flexible shifts when necessary to support mission critical activiites

Preferred Skills and Education
•6+ years of relevant experience or equivalent relevant experience.
•Knowledge of Cedalion and other systems and segments of the NSG
•Security + certification

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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