Unix (RHEL) Systems Administrator (Up to 25% Profit Sharing Benefit!)- 226291 -Springfield, VA

Systems Administrator in Springfield, VA

Posted 2019-10-24

BITS, a CACI Company, offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-qualified profit-sharing retirement plan, to which BITS annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account. The second component consists of BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the BITS benefit package are paid for by BITS, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at

We are seeking a passionate Linux System Administrator to manage and maintain operational systems.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Maintain and deploy Linux images via kickstart across multiple networks
Deploy and manage both classified and unclassified desktop hardware
Perform typical System Administrator role; account creation, reboot, restart, reimage, create, serve as applicable and track and close service tickets etc.
Perform all facets of systems administration of a network supporting a variety of services on Linux.
Handle desktop, laptop and related property management responsibilities in conjunction with the customer property team
Handle management and inventory of computer peripherals (keyboards, mice, CAC readers, etc.)
Provide general IT support to the Beethoven operations and engineering team.
Willing to support multitasking abilities.
Candidate must be highly motivated and a self-starter with ability to take ownership of assigned tasks.
Responsible Tier 1, Tier 2 O&M support, DR management to a mission critical operational system
Support documentation tasks, working with CM to ensure documentation quality and completeness.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Typically requires a: Master’s Degree and 3 years of relevant experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience, Associate Degree and 7 years of relevant experience, or High School/GED and 10 years of relevant experience.
Active TS/SCI with CI Poly is required
Must have Security + Certification (or be able to obtain Security+ Certification within 45 days of starting)
Required Skills:

Experience providing physical and virtual support, maintenance, and security for Red Hat (RHEL 5, 6, 7), and Sun Solaris
Experience with Nagios, Splunk, Tripwire, Spacewalk, and/or Netbackup.
Experience with Authentication and Account Management (Active directory, DNS, LDAP, IPA, SSSD, TACACS)
Experience with virtualization (VMWare, KVM, ESXi, VCenter)
Experience with SAN (EMC, NAS/DAS)
Experience installing and configuring various COTS products
Experience with configuration management tools (GIT)
Networking experience with Cisco switches and firewalls, F5 load balancers
Hardware experience with: servers, workstations, peripherals, tape robots
Database experience (Oracle, SQL Server)
Monitor and track trouble tickets and change requests to ensure high quality customer service
Experience with Puppet or similar operations management software
Strong command skills and bash scripting, including kick starts & startup scripts, regular expressions
Strong troubleshooting and interpersonal skills, possess a positive, helpful, and professional demeanor
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

Working Experience with NRO IT systems as System Administrator
Red Hat Certification
High Speed Guards
Tape Library/ Backups (Symantec NetBackup)
What we can offer you:

We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.
For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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