Hill Afb, Utah

Summary / Description

We are seeking an experienced Linux System Administrator to join our IT support team.  The successful candidate will be part of our UNIX Administration Team responsible for supporting and maintaining a secure, mission critical production environment in Northern Utah.  This position is responsible for planning, implementing and performing all the various tasks required to build, administer, monitor, operate and maintain a variety of Linux branded systems.


Roles and Responsibilities


  • Candidate shall perform Systems Administration and provide technical support for the Linux and Solaris systems in a large Department of Defense (DoD) Data Center environment.
  • Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in a diverse, mission critical datacenter environment. S
  • Installing and configuring Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Must be knowledgeable in all aspects of Linux system administration and have proficiency in the use of standard tools and utilities.




Well qualified candidates will possess the following specific skills:


OPERATING SYSTEM: Senior working knowledge in the following areas of Linux system administration: General system administration, Software management and configuration, Patch management, Security and auditing, Kernel configuration and management, File system management and configuration, Software installation, configuration, and management, Netbackup, and Scripting. Experience with Solaris and HPUX is also a plus.


COMMUNICATIONS: Working knowledge with the communications interfaces between Linux servers and network infrastructure (firewalls, routers, VLANs, VPNs, PKI, Certificates, Encryption etc.).


ORACLE: Experience configuring and managing RedHat Linux servers to support large databases and applications.


OTHER responsibilities include but are not limited too:

  • Installation, configuration, and management of Solaris/Linux servers
  • Provide 2nd/3rd level support including on-call after hours support as required
  • Coordinate support efforts between inter-departmental groups
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system problems and performance issues
  • Administer users, groups, passwords, and other aspects of security
  • Monitor system logs and activities on all servers
  • Maintain formal documentation of managed systems
  • Active participation in the ITIL processes, Change, Incident, Release and Problem management.
  • Implement Cybersecurity policies and procedures to ensure the security and integrity of the environment.

This position requires work outside of core hours and rotating on call responsibilities. Some limited travel may be required.


Education / Certification / Security Clearance Requirements


  • An active Top Secret DoD clearance is preferred.
  • Bachelors Degree in an IT related field and a minimum of 5 years of Linux Systems Administration experience. Additional years of IT work experience can be substituted for the lack of an advanced degree.
  • Linux and CompTia Security Plus certifications are a plus. Security + Certification is required within six months of hire.



About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.

Hill Afb, Utah

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