KBR Systems Administrator - 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Title: Systems Administrator - 3

Location: US-US-CO-Colorado Springs

Job Number: 1064274

Linux Administrator 3

This position will require the ability to effectively work alongside software developers, testers, operations specialists throughout the 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


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 Linux


Query LDAP/DNS services for information and

troubleshooting purposes in a Linux 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


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


Providing on-call (24 hour) Ops support as


After hours and weekend work as needed

Strong oral, written, and interpersonal



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related

experience or 10 years of related experience in lieu of degree.

Hands on experience installing and configuring

COTS software

Hands on experience using VMWare products

Hands on experience with Linux Operating System

Current Security

Active DoD Top Secret security clearance with

SCI eligibility

Ability to obtain and maintain Counter

Intelligence Polygraph

Ability to obtain and maintain SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

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


Solid understanding of remediating security

vulnerabilities to include hardening RedHat systems in accordance with RMF and


Identity Management (Single Sign-on) experience

VMWare ESXi (6.x ) configuration and management


Experience implementing/configuring Linux software

based firewall implementations (iptables/firewalld)

Ability to create custom RPM packages for RedHat


Windows (7,10, Server 2008, Server 2012)

administration experience

Windows GPO experience

Windows Active Directory management experience

*Position contingent on final adjudicated TS/SCI with CI

Polygraph *

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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