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Linux System Administrator

Job ID 3697 Date posted 07/26/2016
Location VA - Northern Virginia
Job Description


As a Linux System Administrator, you will have the opportunity to work with industry leaders in the cyber intelligence community providing support as it relates to our client’s mission objectives. This position is a challenging role in a multi-contractor team supporting a fast moving program for the customer and their project issues of today, while at the same time focusing and preparing for the challenges of tomorrow. Cyber criminals and cyber terrorist are working around the clock everyday day to develop new means and ways to methodically compromise networks, seize valuable intellectual property and personal data, and to gain an advantage wherever/whenever they can. Boeing Intelligence & Analytics is committed to providing the most advanced solutions and protection for our customers against the various, and unpredictable forms of cyber warfare.


Performs computing delivery system integration, hardware and software installation, configuration and disposition of servers and workstations to support the architecture. Provides problem resolution and technical support for delivery systems. Provides support for the design, validation and configuration management of computing delivery systems. Administers user’s system access to meet security requirements. Monitors system performance to support capacity planning, backup and disaster recovery planning.


  • In-depth understanding of Linux operating systems (e.g. Centos, Ubuntu, Fedora, Scientific Linux, Debian, etc.). 
  • 7 Years IC/Military experience must be in support of intelligence collection operations or approximately 7 years of specific sponsor identified experience.
  • Ability to research the latest technological developments in relevant operating systems to identify impact and anticipate changes in the organization’s operating environment.
  • Experience buying, configuring, and maintaining Linux servers. 
  • Experience with network and server hardware procurement and detailed record keeping supporting mission networks.
  • Experience with infrastructure troubleshooting, to include direct interaction with vendors and service providers.
  • Experience patching and updating Linux server operating systems and configuring Linux server network integration
  • Experience monitoring network activity and network traffic redirection. Familiarity with proxy implementations (e.g. iptables, mod_proxy, digital certificates etc.).  
  • Experience in the design, implementation, procurement, tradecraft, or maintenance of various layers of network infrastructure.


BI&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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