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System Administrator

Pensacola, VA 32501
MANDATORY SKILLS: Must be a US Citizen
Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
4+ years of system administration in Linux, ideally Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 or 8 (RHEL7 / RHEL8) with the ability to engineer, install, administer and maintain complex system architectures
Experience with Linux OS installation, security hardening, and maintenance
Experience with administration and management of Linux servers to include installation, configuration, optimization, backup & recovery
Experience with Linux performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc
Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
Experience with products such as Red Hat Satellite Server, Puppet, Chef and/or Ansible
Ability to manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes
Integration & implementation experience with various services, LDAP, Samba, NFS, Bind, Apache, and other core technologies
Familiarity with configuration management
Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
Good communication skills including preparing and presenting results, findings and alternatives and influencing management decision making based on the best available data

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Desired Skills:
Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Ansible or other comparable products
Experience working in an agile development environment
Experience with software development using java, RESTful services
Comfortable with multilevel security systems, SELinux, and/or Cross Domain Solutions
Experience with data orchestration software such as Apache or StreamSets
Experience with distributed compute environments such as Hadoop
Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities, including good understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework, AWS certification
Experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console. Knowledge and experience configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)
Experience working in DevOps and/or DevSecOps environments
Familiarity with the following technologies in a cloud environment: ELK Stack (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana), Ansible, Nessus, Zscaler, ClamAV, AIDE, Splunk, DNS, NAT, git, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Jenkins

Desired Certifications:
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level I
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

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