Unisys Federal Systems

UNIX System Administrator

Job Locations US-UT-Hill AFB
Req ID
Federal Systems
Customer Service/Support
Travel Percentage

Summary / Description

We are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Unix Systems Administrators, interested in joining our team at Hill AFB, Utah, and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems. 


Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Perform Sun Solaris and Unix system administration for a large 24x7 DoD enterprise data center. 
  • Installing, configuring, tuning and troubleshooting Sun Solaris and other Unix operating systems and applying DoD Information Assurance hardening requirements (aka DoD STIG).
  • Effectively evaluate and track multiple operating environments for known and new vulnerabilities. 
  • Once vulnerabilities are identified, must be able to effectively collaborate with developers and systems administrators to mitigate without detriment to end user capability. This includes the identification, tracking and change management coordination for vulnerabilities across the enterprise. System administrators also assist with plans of action and mitigation (POA&M) for vulnerabilities that cannot be immediately closed.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of related experience or equivalent.
  • Must be familiar with all supported versions of the Solaris OS and have advanced hands on keyboard experience with day-to-day system administration
  • Demonstrable skills in a multi-platform environment including other versions of Oracle Solaris, Linux, HPUX and Windows operating systems.
  • High level of the Unix Operating system theoretical expertise and technical experience. Other areas of expertise should include, but are not limited to, system administration, performance tuning, Veritas backup solutions, RAID implementation, FIBER channel storage mediums and knowledge of Storage Area Networks (SAN).

  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of physical and virtual Solaris operating environments.

  • Knowledge of DoD information assurance requirements is a plus. 

  • This position requires work outside of core hours and rotating on call responsibilities.  Some limited travel may be required.
  • Well qualified candidates will possess the following specific skills:
    • SOLARIS: Expert working knowledge in the following areas of system administration: General system administration, Software management and configuration, Patch management, Security and auditing, Kernel configuration and management, File system management and configuration, Software installation, configuration, and management.  Versions All: HPUX and Linux working knowledge.
    • COMMUNICATIONS: Advanced working knowledge with the communications interfaces between Sun Solaris servers and the communications infrastructure (firewalls, routers, etc.).
    • GENERAL UNIX: Good working knowledge of UNIX systems such as HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, AIX, etc. Versions: Latest.
    • Successful candidate will be required to obtain Comptia Security + certification within six months of hire.


About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?


We are always looking for team members that have what it takes to be mission critical.   At Unisys Federal Systems, our team supports the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.


Our team members gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.


Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


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