Linux System Administrator (Government)

in OAKTON, VA

Linux System Administrator (Government) Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    15700676

  • Req #

    2012794

  • Job Location

    OAKTON, VA, US

  • Job Category

    IT \ Engineering \ Technology

  • Job Type

    Full Time

AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.


AT&T has an opening for a Linux/Unix System Administrator (SA) position is in support of a Government Solutions customer in the Northern Virginia area. The 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.
    Required Skills, Experience, and Education:
    • Education requirements are flexible depending on experience.
    • 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 (#polygraph)

      Desired:
      • BA in Computer Science
      • SA experience with Microsoft softwareAT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws. 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








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