Linux Systems Administrator

Seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to support the N6 IT Fleet Weather Center San Diego (FWCSD) department as it relates to system administration requirements and compliance. FWC-SD provides an asymmetric warfighting advantage to Fleet Forces through application of METOC forecasts, warnings, and recommendations for Fleet Commanders afloat and facilities ashore in support of asset protection responsibilities and risk management decisions. The selected candidate will work with certified members of the Cyber Security Workforce (CSWF). Therefore, the Command requires a Linux System Administrator support with the CSWF certification and/or training.

- Perform routine hardware and software system administration, information assurance, and desktop/server support functions in support of Fleet Weather Center San Diego CA personnel and systems on unclassified and classified (up to SECRET) networks.
a. Support Linux, Web, and database operating systems. Install, patch, and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. Review, analyze, and interpret system logs and audit files
- Develop, test, document, implement, and maintain PHP scripts and automated web delivery of meteorological sensor data and forecast products.
- Implement directed information assurance testing and updates, and complete information assurance compliance reporting activities
- Maintain operational readiness of installed IT systems including hardware and software integration
- Maintain the operational readiness and compliant cyber security posture of IT assets assigned to the contractor to perform system administration.
- Ensure implementation of information assurance best practices and reporting procedures.
- Provide Cybersecurity remediation support, on an as needed basis.
- Provide technical and engineering support for IT change management and upgrades at Fleet Weather Centers San Diego and JTWC Pearl Harbor.

This position is a direct opportunity with our client, and is an onsite opportunity. Please contact Elite Technical for additional information!

Required Skills

- Current / Active DoD Secret Clearance
- DoD 8570 IAT/IAM II certified is required
- 6+ years as a Linux Administrator with knowledge of RHEL 7 or 8. Prior expertise in supporting Linux, Web, and database operating systems. Install, patch, and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems. Review, analyze, and interpret system logs and audit files
- CSWF certification - The Linux CSWF requirement is minimally a training completion certificate in the relevant OS (in this case, Linux - preferably Red Hat). This doesn't have be a an actual industry cert (e.g, Linux+, RHCSA, etc.), though that would be ideal. It does need to be at least some sort of proof of completion for training related to the Linux.

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San Diego, CA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, April 29, 2024

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration

Direct Placement

Date Posted

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

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