Job Details

System Administrator - Linux




Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Smartronix, Inc., is an information technology and engineering solutions provider specializing in Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Health IT, Network Operations, and Mission-Focused Engineering. Smartronix has unparalleled expertise providing advanced technology solutions worldwide to the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal, State and local Governments, as well as to Fortune 1000 commercial clients. Smartronix is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Partner and a Gold Microsoft Hosting partner.
The Systems Administrator will provide networking and systems design, development, implementation and maintenance. Will perform asset management and inventory of IT resources. Provide accurate system documentation to include but not limited network diagrams, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), software and hardware inventories, etc. The candidate will provide end users customer support by coordinating software, hardware, network, and security issue resolution. Document and record action on service requests and tasking in help-desk software. The candidate will perform in a team environment with other members of 452 CSWF staff to provide overall IT operations support and cybersecurity services to all 452 projects.

The Linux Systems Administrator will provide technical expertise support to a Department of Defense (DoD) military communications program as well as setting up and maintaining Linux-based systems or specific components of a system. Some tasks include:

+ installing, configuring, troubleshooting and updating hardware and software
+ establishing and managing user accounts
+ overseeing or conducting backup and recovery tasks
+ implementing operational and technical security controls
+ adhering to organizational security policy and procedures
+ perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.


Required Skills  

+ Demonstrate extensive experience of Linux-based operating system administration, especially Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS (at least 6 years' experience)
+ Demonstrate working knowledge of Linux-based networking administration and management, including familiarity with Android and other Linux-based mobile operating systems.
+ Demonstrated professional experience hardening Linux-based systems to DoD mandated security standards.
+ Demonstrated experience administering HBSS (e.g. McAfee E-Policy Orchestrator [ePO], Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), and ACAS, etc.)
+ Experience planning and implementing enterprise systems backups and creating system images.
+ Demonstrate professional experience maintaining a network/operational environment (at least 6 years' experience)
+ Demonstrated experience in dual-boot and virtualized environments.
+ Demonstrate working knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST 800-53 security controls.

Required Experience  

+ Minimum of TS/SSBI security clearance or ability to receive it within 6 months of hiring.
+ Certification in CompTIA Security+
+ Certification in CompTIA Linux+ or equivalent

Job Location
Ridgecrest, California, United States

Position Type

US Citizenship Required
Degree Required
Clearance Level Required
04. Secret


Tracking Code: 2336-749
Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret
Job Category:
IT - Hardware
Unspecified annual salary
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