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proteus1999 09-19-2008 03:49 PM

Sr. Linux System Administrators in Fort Meade, MD with a TS/SCI CI Polygraph Desired
Linux System Administrator
Location: Fort Meade, MD

PROTEUS Technologies - Join our dynamic company, specializing in developing robust software and systems engineering solutions and solving problems commonly found in the collection, analysis, production, and dissemination of signals intelligence. We proudly support our client base in the Intelligence Community, Government Health Services, and Commercial Industries.

PROTEUS is an innovative, rapidly growing, leading provider of professional software and systems engineering solutions. Engineering excellence is a core value that drives us to deliver results that make a difference for our clients. Join the PROTEUS team and enjoy a comprehensive benefits package for you and your family. Some of the highlights include 6 weeks of paid leave, 100% company paid premiums for health, prescription, dental, and vision insurance for employees and their families, a 401k plan with generous company match and full vesting on enrollment, flexible work schedules, and a variety of social, cultural and sporting events. Our employees also benefit from the company’s strong support for personal and professional development through mentorship, in-house seminars, technical training and degree coursework.

PROTEUS Technologies is seeking experienced Linux system administration candidates. Successful candidates must be comfortable installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Red Hat Enterprise Linux in production or development environments. The ideal candidate is experienced in a wide spectrum of related technical skill areas including TCP/IP networking, scripting, system backup and restores, software packaging and deployment, and peer mentoring in a leadership capacity.

Required Skills:
• BS in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or another IT related curriculum
• 8+ years experience as a System Administrator in a production datacenter or team development environment
• Proficiency in both manual and automated Red Hat Enterprise Linux installations
• Proficiency in system and network configuration and troubleshooting
• Experience in scripting languages, (e.g. Bash (preferred), Bourne, C shell, Perl)
• Experience planning for and performing backups, restores, and disk imaging (e.g. dump, restore, dd)
• Experience in installation and monitoring of Application Servers (e.g. Tomcat, Apache)
• Experience with virtualization technologies (e.g. VMware, Xen, kickstart)
• RHEL 4/RHEL 5 experience
• Experience with integrating Linux and Windows environments
• RPM (RedHat Package Manager – building, scripting, executing)
• Experience with the following: Remote support (PIXIE boot servers), Errata patching/updating, Building Linux Kernals, tweaking, Cisco Catalyst Switches (POE or otherwise), and Ghost Utilities.
• Experience providing guidance to less experienced system administrators.
• Self motivated team player who can work as a high-level independent contributor or Team Lead.
• Ability to integrate into a multi-contractor Team.

Desired Skills: • Experience in database installation, upgrades and maintenance (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL)
• Knowledge of the certification & accreditation (C&A) process and requirements defined by NISCAP and DITSCAP
• Applicable recognized certifications (e.g. RHCT, RHCE) are preferred
• Satellite Server experience
• Experience with Dell 1650, 1750,1850,1950 is a plus

Security Clearance:
• A current TS Security Clearance with Full Lifestyle polygraph is highly desired but not required. You must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Contact: Please send an email with your resume to

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