UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator in Chantilly, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Chantilly, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator with our industry-leading client in Virginia.

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Providing computing support to programs in a UNIX, Solaris and Linux environment
  • Troubleshooting and resolving incidents related to software and hardware
  • Assisting in designing, implementing, supporting and integrating UNIX, Solaris and Linux environment
  • Expected to work well independently under limited supervision
  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 6+ years of prior relevant experience or in lieu of degree candidate must have an additional 8+ years of experience
  • Self-directed, able to prioritize work, possess excellent problem solving, verbal, written and communication skills, customer focused, and organized
  • Experience in providing technical solutions to a wide range of complex issues.
  • Advanced AWS Cloud exp, Ansible/Tower exp, Linux/ Solaris build automation/recovery, Admin 2, RH Linux / Solaris Unix, Veritas vxvm/vxfs, Veritas Cluster, Linux/ Solaris build automation/recovery, OpenShift
  • Ability to obtain public trust clearance
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with UNIX, Linux and/or Solaris operation systems
  • Strong understanding of server backup
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning and threat mitigation technologies
  • Understanding of common security products (Splunk, Lumension/Ivanti, etc.)
  • Experience with Centrify
  • Familiar with Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy Management, VMWare VSphere (e.g. ESXi, vCenter) administration and support, UNIX/Linux Systems Administration, Storage Experience with Net App, Cloud computing service provisioning (e.g. Amazon Web Service, Azure, etc.), Infrastructure as Code experience (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, etc.)
  • Advanced Shell scripting (e.g. ksh, bash, yaml, PowerShell, etc.)

Job ID: 345906

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group 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.

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