Unix Systems Administrator


Montgomery, AL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 47 days ago

This is primarily a sedentary role; however, some mobility and filing is required. This would require the ability to move from one location to another, lift files, open filing cabinets, and bending or standing on a stool as necessary. This position requires the ability to make read, analyze and interpret data for long periods and make decisions in a high pressure environment.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full time position working an average hours of 40 per week to meet the needs to the contract hours requirement. The employee must be available during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and is expected to work at least 8 hours a day. After hours or work in addition to 40 per week may be necessary.


Limited travel is expected for this position, less than 10% throughout the year.

Education and Experience:


  1. DoD 8570 Information Assurance Technical Level II (IAT-II) and Computing Environment (CE) Certifications

  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline plus 6 years of experience providing DBMS application development support and administration or;

  3. Providing UNIX system administration support in network and software development environments ensuring mission success in support of DoD unclassified/classified networking environments;

  4. Equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted.

  5. Minimum active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance/Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) indoctrinated


  1. DoD 8570 IAT-II Certification: CompTIA Security+CE

  2. DoD 8570 CE Certification: UNIX/LINUX Operation Environment certification preferred

  3. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Version 3 Foundation Certification


  1. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Version 3 Foundation Certification


  1. Demonstrates technical expertise and comprehensive knowledge in UNIX based operating systems to include performing a variety of complex assignments Proficient with installation, configuring, managing, monitoring and controlling UNIX operating and supporting system software

  2. Ability to perform a variety of complex assignments to include analysis of system faults, troubleshooting incidents, and conducting a series of diagnostic tests on both systems and hardware to detect, prevent and resolve problems effectively and efficiently

  3. Proven experience reviewing and preparing technical documentation, testing and installing software, researching and recommending methods and techniques to improve operations, conducting preventive maintenance, and managing/administering multiple technical projects with varying schedules to achieve optimal operation efficiency