UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator

  • Aleut Management Services
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Feb 09, 2018
Information Technology

Job Description


Aleut Management Services

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UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator

Tracking Code
1111-209

Job Description

Performs system patch management and account creation/management. Performs system tuning and recommend corrections if required. Assists users and operators. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Perform system administrative tasks for UNIX, Linux, and legacy mainframe platforms to include OS/390 and VMS
• Provide 2nd and 3rd tier support across multiple system environments • Examine operational requirements and identify areas where changes can be made to equipment or operational procedures to improve performance of mission systems, equipment availability, and utilization • Perform trouble shooting of systems and correction of discrepancies. Determine corrective actions and prepare recommendations to aid in the solution of problems • Administer and review system backups to ensure data is correctly backed up; perform system restorations from systems backups • Manage all system accounts, file architecture and configuration management • Manage disaster recovery procedures and plans for all systems • Prepare software environment for new projects to include creating user packs and validating/testing of resources • Monitor data pertaining to systems operation and performance to include the examination of test results, and composition of reports on system operability and performance

• Review technical documentation to include, but not limited to: engineering requirements, design specifications, theory of operation, operations manuals, software listings,schematics, and maintenance manuals to perform daily functions

• Responsible operating system maintenance to include, but not limited to: file management, anti-virus updates, security patches, and security audits • Work closely with Configuration Management to ensure current and valid baseline resources are available • Assist users and operators on day-to-day issues • Provide technical assistance and software engineering analysis for various formal and informal meetings • Recommend and implement process improvement initiatives

Required Skills
  • Must meet 8570 requirements, including Security+ certification
  • Must have experience in the following systems – Unix, Linux, VAX and VMS
  • OS/390 experience is desired, but not required
  • Must have a SECRET security clearance for access to classified information, and will be subject to ongoing government security investigations. Background investigation and accesses must be current.


Required Experience
  • Must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for SECRET clearance for access to classified information, and will be subject to ongoing government security investigations. Background investigation and accesses must be current.
  • Experience in UNIX, Linux, VAX and VMS systems; experience with help desk, anti-virus software, network trouble shooting, account management and disaster recovery
  • 100% of the time: Must be able to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, sit for extended periods, and be able to lift 40lbs.
  • Must be able to work in high and low noise level, temperature, ventilation, lighting areas inside and outside of buildings.


Job Location
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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