Flash Technology Group

Unix/Linux System Administrator

US-VA-Springfield | US-TX
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UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator to support NGA.


Must have an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph. Work based out Ft. Meade, Maryland.


Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification 


The scope of this contract relates to the management of NGA’s Research Labs across the US.  The effort will provide both system administration for networks, servers, cloud and audio/visual devices and security engineering support services to include architecture documentation and testing.


Apply to www.flashtg.com or send resume to dmagruder@flashtg.com.





Work for a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


They are an official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using AWS. We promote the advancement of our staff in achieving AWS certifications.


Responsibilities/Job Function:

  • Performs systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. System management responsibilities involves account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions

  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems

  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems

  • Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.

  • Provides Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems

  • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers

  • Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process

  • Configures and manages UNIX/Linux operating systems

  • Installs/loads operating system and application software

  • Isolates and resolves hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination thereof

  • Troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

  • Integrates new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems



  • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with FS Poly
  • Demonstrated experience working with Linux (CentOS and Red Hat) and some or all of the following: Microsoft Windows (Server and Workstation), Amazon Web Services (AWS), databases (Oracle, MySQL), web services, internet protocols, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) systems

  • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency on PC platforms

  • A basic understanding of UNIX files structure and capabilities

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and eight (8) years of relevant technical experience

    • An additional four (4) years of relevant technical experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification



  • Previously worked in a Research Lab environment
  • Previously supported NGA IT operations
  • Previously worked in an O&M environment where ITIL best practices were employed
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)


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