McKean Defense Systems Administrator (Unix) in Dahlgren, Virginia

Tracking Code 2691-317 Job Description

McKean Defense is an employee owned Naval Life Cycle Management, Engineering, Enterprise Transformation and Program Management business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean’s engineers, developers, technical staff, programmers, analysts, and program managers identify and deploy new shipboard technologies, integrate information technology across shipboard platforms, and develop strategies to support the Warfighter. McKean’s employees create strategic solutions to help customers reach new levels of mission support and transform their organizations.

McKean is looking for a Systems Administrator in Dahlgren, VA. Responsible for system administration and customer support of servers and workstations in a Research, Development, and Testing, and Engineering (RDT&E;) environment

Required Skills

  • Must demonstrate experience in Linux system administration and will be expected to provide technical problem solving and in-depth consulting for problems involving system operations.

  • Working as part of a team responsible for administration and management of servers, end-user workstations, and potentially clustered systems operating in both unclassified and classified network environments.

  • Analysis, design, and implementation of modifications to the system software in order to improve system performance, correct errors, or fulfill specific needs.

  • Participate in planning new hardware acquisitions, developing operating policy, interacting with vendors, educating customers, and communicating and collaborating with other projects within the organization.

  • Work closely with scientists and engineers to help them use workstations and servers to solve their computationally intensive problems.

  • Support of individual user workstations and associated software will be required.

  • Provide support for application installation, licenses management, software tracking/distribution and backup/recovery of system configurations and user data files. Assist users in applying for accounts, and approving user access.

Required Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in system administration of Linux-based servers and Linux-based workstations.

  • Well-developed Linux system management skills are required.

  • Hardware experience with HP and Dell systems.

  • Demonstrated experience working in an environment with rapidly changing job priorities.

  • DoD Secret clearance required. Security clearance must have been based on a fully adjudicated SSBI investigation type.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

McKean Defense is an E-Verify company.

Job Location Dahlgren, VA, Virginia, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Tracking Code: 2691-317

Job Location: Dahlgren, VA, Virginia, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular