• Linux Systems Administrator, Level 1

    Location US-VA-Alexandria
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/25/2018 12:53 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    Linux Systems Administrator


    WOOD is currently hiring Linux Administrators to join our team in Dulles, VA. As a Linux Systems Administrator you will be supporting a support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilities on a Mission Critical program supporting the DHS.

    Experience supporting DHS preferred. TS SSBI within the last 5 years REQUIRED- TS/SCI highly preferred. Please do not apply if you do not have the require clearance.  

    WOOD Consulting Service, Inc. is a Management Consulting and IT Services firm providing innovative results to our Federal customers.  Our diverse array of services and solutions are designed to help our clients leverage, protect, and maximize their information technology investments.  We offer a fantastic benefits package including but not limited to:


    • 4 weeks PTO, 10 paid holidays
    • Company Sponsored Health, Dental and Vision through BCBS
    • Team culture that promotes personal and professional growth
    • Matching 401K
    • Educational Reimbursement up to $4500 annually
    • Continued training and learning through WOOD University
    • PMI certified training
    • Competitive salary and much, much more…


    Responsibilities Include:

    • Deploying, managing and troubleshooting physical, virtual, and cloud-based Information Technology (IT) environments consisting of Windows/Unix/Linux servers, workstations, storage, Active Directory, DNS, user identity and access controls, host-based security software and network configurations, and installed applications.
    • Assessing present and future capacity requirements, conducting trade studies, providing specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, developing Bill of Materials
    • Conducting automated installation and testing
    • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.
    • Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.
    • Supporting risk assessments and the implementation of risk mitigation countermeasures


    Desired Skills (not all required):

    • Systems Administration certifications preferred such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and VMware Certified Associate or Professional (VCA or VCP).
    • Ability to develop automation scripts using one of more of the following shell and scripting languages: Bourne, C, Korn, Bash, Perl, Python, VBScript, and PowerShell.
    • Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology and Cybersecurity.
    • Experience working in a DevOps environment or a Network/Security Operations Center
    • Experience and/or familiarity with trouble-ticket or other tracking system.
    • Experience with capacity planning, conducting trade studies, identifying detailed information for hardware and software selection, and developing Bill of Materials

    We are also looking for AWS/TAXII experience with DHS, although not required.



    • U.S. Citizenship
    • Must have a Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
    • Practical experience with Windows, Unix, and Linux operating systems, VMware, TCP/IP networking, encryption, host-based security, DNS, Directory Services, Storage, cloud-based environments (AWS, OpenStack).
    • Labor Categories:
      • Level I Candidates must have 1 year of Systems Administration experience and the willingness to learn new technologies
      • Level II Candidates Must have a 2+ years
      • Level III Candidates must have 4-6 years


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