KEYW Corporation

Systems Administrator, Staff

2 months ago
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System Administration


Be a part of an exciting team! KeyW Corp is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to support our customer in the Columbia, MD area. TS/SCI Clearance Required The successful candidate must have experience providing technical, installation, test, configuration, LAN, OS and network component communication management in a Linux/UNIX-based environment. As part of a team, the Linux/UNIX system administrator will work closely with many different disciplines and will absolutely need to have excellent customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively and remain organized and professional at all times. - Work with the Operations Support Engineer providing technical solutions implementing and supporting operational mission systems. - Manage and monitor backup configuration of systems. Provide service desk management and monitoring for operational systems and account management.




  • Experience with the implementation of Linux changes, and response to change requests (CR) and discrepancy reports (DR)
  • Past performance with technical evaluations, analysis, and trouble shooting for all Linux and/or servers
  • The ability to build Linux servers by providing technical configuration, setup, installation services, test plans, and security lock downs for security hardening and physical hardware support/builds.
  • VMWare and Virtualization experience is highly desired. 





  • Linux OS experience (RHEL 6+, CentOS, Ubuntu, etc)
  • Linux provisioning experience (kickstart, autoyast, Vmware templating)
  • Experience with Linux management tools (Satellite, SUSE Manager, Spacewalk, Foreman,YUM, etc)
  • Experience with scripting skills (shell, perl, python, ruby, etc)
  • Experience with Linux software/package management (rpm, yum, zypper)
  • Experience with multiple hardware types and hardware management
  • Experience with configuration management

Clearance Requirement: This position requires a TS/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation. 


KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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