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Jr Unix System Administrator in Layton, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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Jr Unix System Administrator
Hill Air Force Base
Contract 2 Hire
Pay Rate: 25-30/hr


- Be able to work in a rapid paced environment and must be able to work independently.

- The candidate works independently to maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.

- Duties include setting up administrator and service accounts, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.

- Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

- Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

- Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

- Creates, maintains, and implements detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures.

- Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

- Provides coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff.

- Provides support on a M-F business hours schedule, also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations.


- Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 8 years of overall related experience with Unix, Redhat Linux or Oracle/Sun Solaris (9, 10 or 11) required. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

- Shell scripting (e.g. bash) and experience in other languages like Perl.

- Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

- Currently possess an active Secret security clearance and the ability to acquire a Top Secret security clearance is required for this position.

- Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at least IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce.


- Integration of Network Management (NM) and Element Management (EM) systems with network performance, trouble ticketing, and security subsystems highly desired.

- Experience with support systems to include enclave Ethernet switches, storage area networks (SAN), and network attached storage (NAS).

- Candidates with a thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus.

- Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.

- ITIL v3 Foundation certified

- Windows Server experience.

- Experience working with virtual environments.