Linux Systems Administrator IRES - SAFB/HSV - (ADV0000IJ)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB-20348-SHRV
  • Oct 15, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



Description of Duties:

The Linux Systems Administrator supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:


  • Administer Linux operating systems to include servers and end-user workstations
  • Manage the Satellite and Ansible Tower systems and perform server patch management via YUM
  • Provide engineering design documentation for system updates, OS upgrades, and other changes
  • View and respond (as appropriate) to events reflected in the various management and monitoring tools
  • Attend various meetings (crew/team, staff, change, configuration, etc.),
  • Participate in forward thinking activities and automating as much as possible
  • Perform administration of Linux environment to include troubleshooting, break fix activities, the patching and remediation of servers, and system audit log reviews as required
  • Coordinate efforts with other work centers and personnel to resolve Remedy Incidents related to systems and supporting infrastructure, troubleshooting any system errors or user issues, tracking resource utilization and performance of systems, and performing modifications and upgrades as needed


The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to quickly adapt to new situations
  • Have a strong commitment to a team environment
  • Have the capacity to work with moderate supervision
  • Have the willingness to learn new technologies
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills


Primary duty hours fall between 0700 (MT) and 1700 (MT) with periodic shift work (and on-call) required to assist with after-hours maintenance activities and occasional weekend coverage.


This position can be filled at Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL.


This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.


Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position.  The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of the following teammate companies: HX5, GCS, ERC, MEIT or Aerodyne.





Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 1 year of general experience; Associate’s degree, or higher, and 0 years of general experience.


  • Must have at least 2 years of experience as a systems administrator/engineer in a medium to large Enterprise environment supporting a variety of operating systems
  • Experience with RHEL 7 and/or 8
  • Experience with implementing Cyber-Security best practices
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II Certification such as CompTIA Security+ CE Certification or higher
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

Desired Requirements:

  • Current Red Hat certifications
  • Experience with RHEL Satellite and Ansible Tower, IdM Server, DNS, Active Directory, McAfee HBSS, and ACAS
  • Experience with VMware administration
  • Experience using Remedy software
  • Experience supporting a DoD customer

 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Colorado-Schriever AFB-20348-SHRV

Other Locations

: United States-Alabama-Redstone Arsenal-20348-RDST, United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs, United States-Alabama-Huntsville

Job Posting

: Oct 15, 2020, 7:07:10 PM


: Information Technology



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations


730 Irwin Ave 

 Schriever AFB 80912

Capabilities: Design