Linux Administrator


Bluemont, VA

Industry: Information Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 392 days ago

Roles and Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for Linux System Administrator for production servers and disk storage in an enterprise environment. This position requires applications support in a Linux – Red Hat environment.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or Linux certification is preferred, but not required.


Required Experience & Skills:

  • Typically requires at least 10+ year’s relevant experience without a Degree; 6+ years’ relevant experience with Undergraduate Degree; 4+ years relevant experience with Graduate Degree.
  • Independent problem-solving, self-direction with good documentation skills.
  • Expert in all aspects of server administration; for example, configuration of disk sub-systems, server operations and maintenance, server migration, server protection and disk-to-disk backup/restore.
  • A solid understanding of Linux-based operating systems and the storage utilities used by them.
  • In-depth understanding of fiber channel and network-based storage concepts.
  • Ability to write scripts in various administrative languages (Tk, Perl, VBScript, a shell).
  • 5+ years of system administration in a Linux environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.


This position requires an Active Top Secret Clearance.


Physical Requirements:

  • May be required to help physically install and/or uninstall servers in racks.


This is a full-time salaried position with a group company within NTT DATA.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors will NOT be considered. This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities.  We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC
Job Segment: System Administrator, Linux, Open Source, Technology.

Req ID: 5073