Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Summary

Amentum is currently seeking a Senior Linux System Administrator to support an IT Managed Services program for a major national laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The overall program includes a 500+ work force performing Enterprise IT support, Service Desk, and Telecommunications support across multiple facilities and locations, for classified and unclassified telecommunications and information technology (IT) systems.

In this role you will work with a group that provides computing capabilities and in-depth support for scientific and engineering applications. The team builds and maintains user environments, delivers subject matter expert support, and application-level software and tools to the scientific and engineering communities. To be successful in this role, you will need an extensive background in Linux server administration and issue resolution along with strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills.

As a member of the team, you will:
  • Perform Linux Administration duties.
  • Perform installations and patching of Linux operating systems.
  • Assist customers with the installation and updates of applications.
  • Install software and troubleshoot software install issues.
  • Monitor systems and preform hardware troubleshooting, tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance and security updates.
  • Perform system backups and provide data recovery.
Minimum Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship required; must not possess dual citizenship with any other country other than the United States.
  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of experience OR an Associates Degree and 6 years of experience OR High School Diploma / GED and 10 years of experience.
  • Must be able to obtain a TOP SECRET (TS) or DOE Q clearance and maintain it for the life of the contract.
  • Minimum two years' experience with Linux (RedHat or Ubuntu) and are capable of OS installation, network configuration, and package/patch management.
  • Working knowledge and experience with bash shell scripting and other languages (Python, Perl, or Ruby)
  • Experience with Ansible and Ansible playbook creation.
  • Knowledge of, and desire to follow IT Operations best practices and procedures such as issue management and incident response.
  • Experience monitoring systems, hardware troubleshooting, tracking, resolution, and routine maintenance with security updates (i.e. STIGS/Security)

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

We are looking for skilled Veterans interested in continuing your career in aviation, global logistics, IT and Network support, and also unmanned systems. 

We currently have positions open nationwide and globally to include: Kuwait, Iraq, and other overseas locations!

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

What happens after I apply? 

First, you will want to ensure your RecruitMilitary profile is up to date, and you also have the most up to date resume to provide. Once you apply for the role you will be re-directed to complete your employment application on Amentum's career site. Once you complete that application a recruiter will review your skills and qualifications and reach out to you about the role as appropriate. 



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