Linux System Administrator (NEW HIRE BONUS UP TO $20,000)

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 16.AUG.2021


Responsibilities for this Position Linux System Administrator (NEW HIRE BONUS UP TO $20,000) Job ID: 20 USA-MD-Annapolis Junction Requir...


Responsibilities for this Position

Linux System Administrator (NEW HIRE BONUS UP TO $20,000)

Job ID: 20

USA-MD-Annapolis Junction

Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Posted Date: 7/28/2021

Category: Information Technology

Employment Type: Full Time

Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance with a Polygraph is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position


* This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $20,000 for New Hires Only
* Our Employee Referral Program offers a $20k Referral Bonus for any candidate referred by an employee and hired for this position
* A Relocation package may be available for this position

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of what's possible. Here you'll work with the best and your talent will be front and center on projects that impact the world. Are you up to the challenge?

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

As a Linux System Administrator, you'll serve as a front-line interface to users with technical issues by conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies. Your duties may include installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications and training users. You'll also be responsible for the day-to-day support of server services by performing server administration for physical and virtual server operating systems and configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware and network related interfaces on servers. And, you'll perform OS and vendor software patching on servers and monitor physical and virtual servers performance using monitoring tools.

Linux System Administrators have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies including:

Technologies: Microservices, AWS, Docker, Kafka, Kubernetes, Cassandra, Java 11, ReactJS, Spring Boot/Cloud/Data, Redis, Postgres

Tools: Maven, Node, Git, Sonar, Eclipse, IntelliJ, Atlassian Jira (Bitbucket, Confluence, Bamboo, Crucible)

Basic Qualifications:

* Minimum of 5 years System Administration experience with computer systems
* Minimum of 5 years of experience with Linux System Administration for Redhat 7/8 or similar, to include user account administration, installation and configuration of workstations and peripherals, kernel parameter and disk partition modification, client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, troubleshooting, and shell script programming
* Minimum of 5 years of experience with SSH, TCP/IP Networks, Network File System (NFS) and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
* Familiarity with AWS
* A Redhat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification is desirable and can substitute for 1 year of experience
* One of the following certifications is desirable: A+, Network+, or System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

What you'll experience:

* Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
* A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
* Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discovered

What you bring to the table:

* A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience
* Solid understanding of server based operating systems
* Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies
* Working knowledge to create and run scripts to automate repetitive processes

What sets you apart:

* Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
* Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
* Commitment to ongoing professional development


Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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