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Huntington Ingalls Industries Linux Systems Administrator/Engineer - 19099 in San Antonio, Texas

Linux Systems Administrator/Engineer - 19099

Position Location San Antonio, TX

Requisition # 19099

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII - MDIS is currently seeking a Linux Systems Administrator/Engineer to work out of their San Antonio, TX office.

Duties and Responsibilities (toinclude but not be limited to the following):

  • Configuration Management: Utilize Puppet, Ansible and BladeLogic to configure systems

  • Systems Administration: Experience administtering RedHat and Debian variants, including intallation on bare-metal and virtual machines utilizing automated provisioning as well as VMware templates.

  • IT Information Security: Knowledge implementing PCI-DSS, CIS, and NSA security guidelines

  • Knowledge of Linux internals

  • Able to follow policies and procedures while performing change requests, documentation, communication, security, monitoring, and alerting.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's and a minimum of eight (9) years’ of IT experience

Required –

  • Linux Systems Administration Skills (desired: RedHat Linux)

  • Virtualization experience (desired: VMware)

  • Extensive knowledge of Unix shells and scripting including Bash, Bourne shell, and Korn shell

Preferred –

  • Hardware Support Skills (HP Hardware Platforms - Blades & EVA)

  • Systems Monitoring Experience (desired: Zabbix)

  • Backup and Restore (desired: NetBackup)

  • Network Administration Experience (related to firewalls, LAN, etc.)

  • Software container technology (desired: OpenShift, Docker)

  • Application installation, support, testing, and troubleshooting

  • Deployment & Configuration Automation Experience (desired: Blade Logic)

  • Some database administration experience (desired: MySQL, Informix, Oracle)


  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.