Systems Administrator V in Hampton, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hampton, VA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an opening for a System Administrator for a client in Hampton, VA. We are looking for someone with experience in Linux/Unix operating system administration. Volt's Client is a leading client provides government services and information technology support.

Linux Systems Administrator (contract to hire role)

Position Description

The position is for a Linux Systems Administrator who provides dedicated support to two high profile.  The position requires a self-starter who can work closely with the customer teams to maintain operational reliability, resolve issues, and propose/implement improvements and new solutions.   

Required Skills

  • Solid Linux system administration (6+ years) experience using the command line; experience with RHEL/CentOS a plus
  • Experience with basic shell scripting
  • Ability to compile and install open source applications
  • Understanding of IT security best practices
  • Understanding of basic networking concepts
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal / communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and documentation

Experience in the following areas is considered a plus

  • Supporting a research computing environment.
  • Programming experience, with exposure to C is a plus.
  • Use of system monitoring tools such as Xymon, Nagios, etc.
  • Experience administering MacOS X and Windows desktop OSs
  • Experience managing virtual machines using VirtualBox, VMWare, or similar
  • Experience managing apache web servers
  • GNU's Environment Modules.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt 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.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.