Kforce Systems Administrator (Unix) in Dahlgren, Virginia

A direct Kforce client is looking for a Systems Administrator (Unix) in Dahlgren, Virginia (VA). The ideal candidate will be responsible for system administration and customer support of servers and workstations in a Research, Development, and Testing, and Engineering (RDT&E) environment.Essential Functions:

  • Must demonstrate experience in Linux system administration and will be expected to provide technical problem solving and in-depth consulting for problems involving system operations

  • Working as part of a team responsible for administration and management of servers, end-user workstations, and potentially clustered systems operating in both unclassified and classified network environments

  • Analysis, design, and implementation of modifications to the system software in order to improve system performance, correct errors, or fulfill specific needs

  • Participate in planning new hardware acquisitions, developing operating policy, interacting with vendors, educating customers, and communicating and collaborating with other projects within the organization

  • Work closely with scientists and engineers to help them use workstations and servers to solve their computationally intensive problems

  • Support of individual user workstations and associated software will be required

  • Provide support for application installation, licenses management, software tracking/distribution and backup/recovery of system configurations and user data files; Assist users in applying for accounts, and approving user access

  • Demonstrated experience in system administration of Linux-based servers and Linux-based workstations

  • Well-developed Linux system management skills are required

  • Hardware experience with HP and Dell systems

  • Demonstrated experience working in an environment with rapidly changing job priorities

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:110000.00Maximum Compensation:115000.00