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Linux System Administrator

Company: SciTec
Location: Boulder
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

SciTec, Inc. is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver Advanced Sensor Data Exploitation technologies and Science Instrumentation Capabilities in support of National Security and Defense. SciTec has an immediate opportunity for a talented Linux Administrator. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for helping to architect, as well as implement, administer and manage the various Linux technologies deployed across the organization.


At least three years ongoing professional experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Microsoft in the following areas is required for the position.

Installation and configuration of workstations and servers in accordance with a defined baseline

Security, system hardening, system integrity, system backup, and continuous monitoring/auditing

Patch / package management, third-party software installation and maintenance

Virtualization technologies

Server and switch installation and configuration

Troubleshooting hardware and software issues, providing user support

Networking configuration in a mixed Linux and Windows environment

Strong oral and written communications skills

Ability to work with others in a constructive and collaborative manner

Enthusiastic, dynamic self-starter able to own issues to conclusion

A 4-year degree in Information Technology, Network Engineering, Computer Engineering, or another technical field is preferred.

Candidates who have at least one-year ongoing professional experience in any of the following areas will be preferred:

Dell switches, servers and SAN

VMWare vSphere and vCenter

DISA SCAP Compliance Checker and configuration in accordance with DISA STIGs


RHCSA / RHCE and/or Microsoft certification

Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL7)

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Network-attached storage (NAS) and/or Storage Area Network (SAN) configuration and maintenance

Automation using shell / perl / python / powershell

Git / Gitlab / Continuous Integration

Configuration management using Ansible or similar

Docker, Kubernetes

Database maintenance and web development

Ability to document, track and execute requirements, policies, procedures, and system modifications

Secret Clearance


As a small business, SciTec, Inc. offers room for growth and a flexible, fast-paced work environment. We work daily to develop one-of-a-kind solutions for challenging national problems. SciTec encourages collaboration across our offices in Boulder, El Segundo, Dayton, Huntsville, Virginia, and our headquarters in Princeton, and provides access to opportunities across the corporate spectrum. Initiative is expected and encouraged, all employees have the opportunity and flexibility to broaden their technical horizons, and our daily work makes an impact on the world around us. SciTec offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including a variety of benefits including health insurance, parental leave, vision, life, and disability insurance, 401(k)plan with employer contribution, holidays and paid time off plans (including vacation and sick time), an annual profit-sharing plan, and an annual performance bonus plan. The salary range for this position is $72,000 to $139,000. This is not a guarantee of compensation. SciTec is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: SciTec, Boulder , Linux System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Boulder, Colorado

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