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Cleared Linux Systems Administrator II - Spacecraft Development Systems

Company: Ball Aerospace
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

**C** **learance Requirement:** A current, active TS/SCI CI Polygraph security clearance is required. Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. At our core, we're passionate, committed people who believe together we can achieve extraordinary things. We work collaboratively with each other, our customers and partners to solve the world's greatest challenges. That means listening to one another, providing feedback and partnering across all levels. We value our inclusive culture where everyone is heard equally and creativity thrives. Each team member is fully invested in our mission and we bring an energy to work every day that propels our business and motivates us all to Go Beyond. For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter or Instagram . The Enterprise Assurance Strategic Capabilities Unit delivers critical assurance disciplines that protect and enable people, data and missions. We provide a comprehensive approach to managing risk across the enterprise for current and future information environments where the business and missions execute. We apply the use of innovative tools and robust processes to ensure mission and business success. **Cleared Linux Systems Administrator II Spacecraft Development Systems** We are seeking a Cleared Linux Systems Administrator with experience in deploying, configuring, and maintaining large Linux enterprise environments to support the development and testing of spacecraft and ground systems. In this role, the systems administrator will work on a team support hardware and software engineering efforts and program initiatives in secure, isolated computing environments. The administrator will be expected to team with peers, internal customers, and management to contribute strengthen the consistency and standardization of IT infrastructure and services achieve operational excellence and program success. While this position is an individual contributor role, collaboration and strong technical knowledge and skills will be essential attributes. **What You'll Do:** + Interface with internal engineering customers, program security, and management teams in planning for, developing, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting Linux based systems. + Install, maintain, and support multiple Linux-based servers and applications on physical, virtual, and container platforms in support of program initiatives. + Execute troubleshooting skills to address stability objectives both reactively and proactively. + Maintain a secure computing environment, including adherence to backup schedules, patching, virus updates, and regular security scanning and remediation. + Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule. + Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units, and the Company.Interact appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment. + Perform other duties as necessary. **What Youll Need:** + Related Bachelors and 5 or more years of related experience; or HS Diploma and 11 or more years of related experience. + Each higher-level degree, i.e., Associates, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for additional years of experience. + Related certifications may count towards years of related experience. + Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education. + Valid Drivers license. + A current, active TS/SCI CI Polygraph security clearance is required. + Certifications meeting DoD 8570 compliance. + Expertise in the following preferred: + Red Hat Enterprise Administration with Identity Management, Satellite, and Ansible Automation. + Knowledge of DOD Information Assurance practices and System Accreditation processes including configuring physical and virtual hosts to DISA STIG requirements. + Experience supporting Software and Enterprise Application development environments and technologies including Docker. + Deploy, configure, and maintain RHEL and CentOS Linux systems. + Install and update Software packages from Repositories or local file system. + Container technologies and platforms including Docker and Podman. + Manage local users and groups and with active directory integration. + Configure and manage services. + Manage and Configure SELinux and Firewalld. + Linux Troubleshooting. + Must have solid documentation skills, organization skills, and the ability to interact with team members cross-functionally. + Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. + Solid organization and project management/project coordination skills. + RHCSA Certified preferred. + Experience in Scripting Languages (Python, Ruby, Bash), Database Applications, Docker, VMware Virtualization Products, Real Time Kernels, MacAfee Antivirus, and VEEAM preferred. **On-Site Work Environment:** This position requires regular in-person engagement by working **on-site five days** each normally scheduled week in the primary work location.Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required. **Working Conditions:** + Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies. Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. This includes the use of some CBD products.A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment. + Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Verification that your current security clearance or government customer access meets the requirement for this position will be required. Relocation for this position is available. **Compensation & Benefits:** + **HIRING SALARY RANGE:** $91,500 - $124,500 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.) + This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste into your browser or visit our careers site. **US CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED** Ball Aerospace 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. #LI-LO1 Equal Opportunity Employer Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans

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