Lockheed Martin Linux Systems Administrator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description: Are you looking to join a growing, dynamic team supporting a critical mission for the government? Do you enjoy systems administration and creating solutions for complex system problems? Lockheed Martin Space is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator 3 to join a support team located at our Schriever AFB, CO location.

This position will require the ability to effectively work alongside software developers, testers, operations specialists throughout the full lifecycle development of hardware and projects.

Responsibilities Include:

•Managing and maintaining secure, minimally-interrupted operations of Linux servers and virtualized environments.

•Supporting bare-metal and virtual machines; coordinating actions with peer system administrators, network administrators, security teams, software teams and Operations; devising, recommending, and implementing performance-enhancement, reliability-enhancement, and automation solutions.

•Installing, hardening and patching Linux operating systems.

•Working in a command-line environment

•Creating/modifying shell scripts (ex: bash, perl, python)

•Partition disks, create logical volumes, create/mount Linux filesystems.

•Create and manage user accounts in a hybrid Linux / Windows environment

•Query LDAP/DNS services for information and troubleshooting purposes in a Hybrid Linux / Windows environment.

•Troubleshooting end-user issues.

•Developing and documenting technical procedures.

•Install and configure COTS software

•Interacting with and successfully utilize boards-of-approval to maintain required security controls and configuration management

•Perform technical research on Information Technology topics, as requested, and produce presentations and recommendations

•Independently learn and apply new technologies as appropriate, while coordinating actions with the team as required.

•Build complex VMware environments and experience with ESXi, vSphere , Horizon View, vMotion, vCenter and VDI's.

•Configure and maintain SANs for use in virtual environments.

•Providing on-call (24 hour) Ops support as needed

•After hours and weekend work as needed

•Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication

***Position contingent on final adjudicated TS/SCI with CI Polygraph ***

Basic Qualifications:

•Hands on experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux

•Hands on experience installing and configuring COTS software

•Hands on experience using VMWare products

•Hands on experience with Linux Operating System

•Current Security+

Desired Skills:

•RedHat Certified (Example: RedHat Certified System Administrator , Redhat Certified Engineer)

•NAS storage device administration

•Solid Understanding of Enterprise-level storage concepts to include commonly-used RAID-levels

•RedHat Satellite Server v5/6 configuration/usage experience

•Solid understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities to include hardening RedHat systems in accordance with RMF and STIGs

•Identity Management (Single Sign-on) experience

•VMWare ESXi (6.x+) configuration and management experience

•Experience implementing/configuring Linux software based firewall implementations (iptables/firewalld)

•Ability to create custom RPM packages for RedHat platforms.

•Windows (7, 10, Server 2008, Server 2012) administration experience

•Windows GPO experience

•Windows Active Directory management experience

•Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility

•Ability to obtain and maintain a Counter Intelligence Polygraph

•Ability to obtain and maintain SCI clearance



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.


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