Unisys Federal Systems

Junior Linux System Administrator

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

Summary / Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Linux Systems Administrator to join our team at Hill AFB, Utah, to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.


This position is for an entry level Linux System Administrator. Candidates for this position must have some experience with system administration and understand the basic concepts. Candidates should have a firm grasp of Linux command line and file structures.


Roles and Responsibiolities:


  • Candidate shall perform Linux Systems analysis and provide support for the Linux server systems in a large Department of Defense (DoD) Data Center environment.
  • Candidate shall possess demonstrable skills in a multi-platform environment.
  • Skills include installing and configuring Linux operating systems.
  • Candidates should have basic proficiency in the use of standard Unix tools and utilities.
  • Candidate must have knowledge of communication protocols used between Linux servers and Wide Area Networks.





Required Skills:


  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Working knowledge in the following areas of Linux 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, Perl Scripting and Veritas NetBackup. 
  • COMMUNICATIONS: Working knowledge with the communications interfaces between Linux servers and network infrastructure (firewalls, routers, VLANs, VPNs, Encryption etc.).

Education / Certifications: 

  • Bachelors Degree in an IT related field and a minimum of 1 of Linux Systems Administration experience. Additional years of IT work experience can be substituted for the lack of an advanced degree.
  • Linux Plua and CompTia Security Plus certifications are a plus.



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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