Unix System Administrator

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • May 26, 2021

Job Description


SAIC has an opportunity for a System Administrator to support the US Army Corps of Engineers Revolutionary IT Services (USACE RITS) program.

NOTE: This is a 100% virtual / work from home / remote position located anywhere in the CONUS.

  • With advanced knowledge and appreciable latitude in decision-making, provide infrastructure support services for USACE operating systems, workstations, and servers in accordance with USACE’s cloud migration strategy.
  • Manage and maintain existing infrastructure, to include RHEL/UNIX/LINUX/AIX/TOMCAT servers; ensure systems and applications operate seamlessly.
  • Coordinate, direct, and perform software installation, configuration, maintenance, upgrades, and version currency and refresh of infrastructure and devices.
  • Schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with most current vendor release levels.
  • Continually monitor and tune multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels and cybersecurity standards.
  • Monitor and maintain all hosted servers for potential-for-error conditions requiring preventive maintenance, and ensure ongoing security patch deployment.
  • Ensure workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.  
  • Provide Apache webserver/website administration and integration support with application teams to ensure that the hosting platform can adequately and securely support the application configuration and workload.
  • Familiarity with Red Hat packaging (rpm, yum, etc.) for RHEL 6, RHEL 7 and RHEL 8


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and two (2) years or Additional four (4) years of experience in lieu of degree
  • CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Must have an Interim Secret clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
  • Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting perl modules for different versions.  Including OS and other application/software requirements.
    Proficient with compiling/installing/troubleshooting python modules for different versions.  Including OS and other application/software requirements.
    Familiarity with re-creating or bundling custom modules for perl and python to the lifecycle environments (dev, stage, prod)

Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.