RestonRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Reston jobs

Linux Systems Administrator (Remote/Telework)

Company: Leidos
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:


Job Description:


Leidos is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator that will support the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program which provides Information Technology Service to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability. The successful candidate will provide direct support to HUD enterprise network systems and manage Linux server infrastructure solutions across multiple solution areas within the environment.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Serves as the technical expert responsible for the engineering, implementation, installation, operation, and maintenance Linux Red Hat.
  • Responsible for setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space.
  • Handles networking support, administration, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.
  • Schedules, plans, and oversees system upgrades.
  • Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with development team on systematic enhancements or changes.
  • Performs fault isolation and diagnostic/assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective action(s) on real-time basis.
  • Assists in planning for upgrades and replacements for the program assets reaching the end of their life cycle.
  • Performs administrative level installation, configuration, and maintenance on all components/assets associated with the program.
  • Supports the Information System Security Manager as directed.
  • Supports senior staff as required and ensures customer requirements and project milestones are met.
  • Interfaces with functional users in both routine and reactive monitoring situations. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others.
  • Also required are communication and presentation skills and the ability to operate independently.
  • Additional duties, as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT related technical discipline and 8+ years of operating systems experience. Additional relevant experience, training or certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with Linux System Administration in Red Hat.
  • Also required are communication and presentation skills and the ability to operate independently.
  • Ability to work as a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry Linux specific certification (RHEL, Linux+ etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience supporting and troubleshooting network services using protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP, SSH, SSL, TLS, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP and NFS
  • Demonstrated experience working with other technical experts, customers, and providing explanations of complex technical procedures and process clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments
  • Experience with virtualization technologies, in particular VMware
  • Familiarity with Windows environments, in particular Active Directory
  • AWS and Azure infrastructure support experience a plus

Must be able to pass a HUD Public Trust background investigation. Due to contract requirements, U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residence status is required.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:




Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Administration

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00


Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Linux Systems Administrator (Remote/Telework), Other , Reston, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Reston RSS job feeds