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Unix System Administrator Manager

Job ID: 217780


Date Posted: 2021-06-09

Category: Information Technology

Subcategory: Sys Administrator

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Potential for Remote Work: Yes


SAIC is currently seeking a UNIX Systems Administrator Manager to support the US Army Corps of Engineers Revolutionary IT Services (USACE RITS) program.

NOTE: This is a 100% virtual / work from home / remote position located anywhere in the CONUS.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers.
  •  Coordinates, directs and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Plans and implements the modernization of servers. Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.
  •  Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.


Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience in Lieu of Degree
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, specializing in UNIX/LINUX operating systems to include RHEL 6, RHEL 7 and RHEL 8 and Solaris 
  • Must possess a Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent.  
  • Must possess a Security+ CE certification.
  • Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting perl modules for different versions.  
  • Including OS and other application/software requirements.
  • Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting python modules for different versions.
  • Including OS and other application/software requirements.
  • Familiarity with re-creating or bundling custom modules for perl and python to the lifecycle environments (dev, stage, prod)
  • Familiarity with Red Hat packaging (rpm, yum, etc.) for  RHEL 6, RHEL 7 and RHEL 8
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • Must have Interim Secret to Start

Target salary range: $105,001 - $115,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.
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