By Light Professional IT Services

  • Linux System Administrator (Secret)

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    By Light is seeking a System Administrator to join our Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program team in Hanover, MD. This is an exciting key position to a major Department of Defense initiative. The candidate will help drive solutions and management architectures and needs to possess a good working background in Linux administration on the latest products.


    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • The candidate will help drive solutions and management architectures of the Systems team of the JRSS Tier 3 team 
    • Will work in the JRSS lab to provide feedback on current solutions, keep current on vendor products and help drive future architectures
    • Document and brief system architecture and changes
    • Will require occasional on call duty (weekends and after hour)

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems
    • Min 3 years Linux system administration (RedHat Enterprise or CentOs), management, and support experience within a MS Active Directory environment.
    • Prior experience with Satellite
    • 2+ years managing and supporting VMWare VSphere virtual server environments


    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Experience with SAN storage, Linux clustering or HP Proliant servers a plus.
    • Experience with network and security management tools (such as IBM NetCool, HP IMC, ArcSight) a plus.
    • Working experience with network security products (Firewalls, IDSs, SIEMs) a bonus
    • Good understanding of networking concepts
    • Good system documentation skills and customer service skills
    • Minimally requires an active Secret clearance

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Minimum DOD Secret clearance required
    • Little to no travel
    • This is a Tier 3 support position which may at times require after hours or weekend support.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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