Unisys Federal Systems

  • Linux Administrator

    Job Locations US-LA-NEW ORLEANS
    Req ID
    Federal Systems
    Information Technology
    Travel Percentage
  • Summary / Description

    We are seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Linux Administrator interested in joining our team in New Orleans, LA and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


    The Linux Administrator models and applies software or systems engineering methods and techniques to the design, definition, development, evaluation, integration, qualification and/or support of complex products, tools, or technologies in one or more areas of expertise.  May work independently or cooperatively with other engineers, often assuming technical and project leadership roles.  Considered a technical authority in a knowledge domain and may function as a technical consultant or researcher.


    Key Responsibilities:
    • Manage installation, upgrades, and application configurations of Linux systems. 
    • Support enterprise Linux systems by providing system administration support to include installation, upgrades, and application configurations, patching, backup and tuning.
    • Analyze performance indicators such as system response time, number of transactions per second, number of concurrent processes, resource usage such as CPU, memory and storage.
    • Collaborate with the other server, SAN and application teams, identify operational characteristics, determining the presence of a problem, identifying possible solutions, selecting the most appropriate solution, and implementing that solution in a timely manner in accordance with Change Control Process.


    Average of 6 years implementation and planning experience in two or more areas of technology or application specialization or equivalent certifications and/or experience. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.


    Prior work experience should include:

    • proposing opportunities for follow-on business that resulted in new business.
    • sufficient exposure to clients across a variety of industries and domains
    • configuring and installing a wide-range of technology and COTS solutions and tools for clients that resulted in profitable revenue growth
    • experience in two or more project related roles such as implementer, integrator, test analyst, system administrator, tool specialist, support engineer, or architect.
    • knowledge and proficiency in infrastructure architecture, design, development and/or implementation techniques.
    • completion of the appropriate technologist learning discipline course sequence.  


    Candidate must be able to hold and maintain a NACI Minimum Background Investigation Public Trust clearance.

    About Unisys

    Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

    Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting 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.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll 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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