Linux System Administrator

Brunswick, GA

Abacus Solutions Group: We're built on our shared core values! We are difference-makers, passionate about serving, we work hard with integrity and do the right thing. Difference makers means that we look at every opportunity as a chance to make a difference. Passionate about serving means that we are always looking for ways to serve our customers and coworkers. Working hard and doing the right thing with integrity means that for every decision we make we 1st ask, “Is the decision consistent with our moral and ethical principles”.  We hire, review, reward and recognize our teammates based on these characteristics, so it is important that you share these values to be part of the team.

Position Overview:  We’re hiring for a Linux System Administrator to work at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Brunswick, GA.  In this position you’ll become part of a technically diverse team to include but not limited to other Help Desk Specialists, Network Engineers, System Administrators, and Database Professionals.  Together this team provides IT Operations and Support to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Agency which is responsible for training Law Enforcement Professionals from over 90 different agencies.  

Position Responsibilities:

  • Installation and configuration of Linux environments; To include RHEL Versions 7 & 8, Apache, Nginx  
  • Create backups for internal and customer systems
  • Design and execute disaster recovery scenarios for enterprise applications
  • Proactively manage and monitor servers, storage, network, and security components of system landscapes
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues
  • Develop and implement automation and toolsets for system administration
  • Train and support the next generation of system administrators
  • Implement and maintain configuration management solutions
  • Perform Automated Scripting using tools such as PowerShell, Perl, or Python
  • Perform Linux Server hardening and firewall configuration
  • Perform Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG’s) in accordance with Federal regulations
  • Perform other job duties as required/assigned 

Federal Security Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must pass a Federal Law Enforcement Background Investigation

Technical Experience/knowledge:

  • 4 years of experience working as a Linux System Administrator
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and analytical abilities
  • Understanding of system hardening and security concepts from a system administration perspective
  • Shell, Perl, and/or Python scripting experience
  • Proven ability to design and administer systems based on project and client requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills using the English language

Education/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis on Information Technology; Experience may be considered in lieu of the Degree
  • Prefer candidates with a Linux Certification such as:  CompTIA Linux+ RHCT, RHCE or LPIC

Pay and Benefits:

  • This position is partially remote and you will be required to work onsite at least one day per week
  • We offer a wide range of medical benefits, employee resources and strategic discount alliances.  These benefits include co-pay medical benefits, company matching 401K, Choice Time Off, Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and other ancillary benefits

We are an equal opportunity employer.   We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.