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Systems Administrator - Linux in Dulles, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dulles, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Our client, a major technology company and aerospace/defense contractor, is seeking a Linux System Administrator for their location in Dulles VA.  This position will work closely with the engineering team to help us further automate the processes of managing, patching, troubleshooting, optimizing and securing our Linux infrastructures. You will have an opportunity to be part of our next architecture refresh that will utilize the latest technologies to streamline our service delivery while maintaining system uptime and optimal performance.


  • Install, configure, patch and upgrade assigned systems.  Perform system monitoring utilizing enterprise tools, performance tuning and troubleshooting.
  • Research, design, and test automated approaches for system administration tasks.  Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Support applications, web administration, account management, backup/recovery, automation/scripting, manage system storage, monitoring event logs and system health, virtualization, and clustering
  • Perform security scans, remediation, and compliance reporting. Perform vulnerability assessment, monitoring, and reporting.


  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or another related Technical field or relevant work experience
  • Red Hat 6.x and 7.x experience is required
  • Scripting experience (e.g. Bash, Python or Perl)
  • Familiarity with configuration management tools
  • Familiarity with network and security tools and applications like A/V, SELinux, SCAP, Nessus
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Strong team player and able to provide guidance to less experienced team members

Volt Workforce Solutions offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration.  Submit your resume today!  To learn more about Volt, please visit and to see more of our job postings, please visit

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.