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Parsons Corporation Linux Systems Administrator in Springfield, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

Linux System Administrator

System Administrators incrementally install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of systems.

Duties include:

  • Plan and sustain Red Hat and Oracle Linux systems in a virtualized VMware environment; maintain centralized management and patch deployment

  • Manage user accounts and settings utilizing LDAP and Windows Domain integration

  • Manage Forcepoint UAM virtual collectors and cross domain guards

  • Implement Security Technical Implementation Guidance, hardening, and other technical controls to meet security requirements and address system findings identified in the system's Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) document

  • Install, implement and configure software and applications

  • Plan and sustain remote access solution that consists of Citrix Xen Desktop and VPN

  • Perform routine and ad-hoc maintenance on systems

  • Implement system backup and restoration strategies and Continuity of Operations

  • Maintain documentation of installations and modifications made to systems software

  • Monitor performance data daily and modify systems tuning parameters to optimize overall systems performance and correct and prevent problems with the systems environment

  • Participate in multi-functional teams and manage work through JIRA

  • Lead planning and development of new architecture changes and system enhancements

Required Qualifications:

  • Must currently possess a TS/SCI Security Clearance and be able to obtain a polygraph level clearance after hire

  • Possess a minimum of eleven years system administration experience

  • Possess a minimum of seven years of experience in Linux Administration


  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator or Oracle Linux Administration

  • Experience providing system administration services for network, system, software, database systems, and/or data warehouse implementations

  • Experience with VMware, allocating SAN storage, and/or cross domain systems

  • Experience implementing Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Red Hat Yum or repo services

  • Experience working in DevOps and Agile projects

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.