Jr. Systems Administrator (Linux)

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 10-01-2017
Visual Soft, Inc is seeking qualified  candidates (US Citizens  with active TOP SECRET clearance - a requirement on its Project with a Major Prime)  for the following position for a federal agency.
Title:  Junior Linux Administrator
Location:  FBI HQ, Washington, DC
(no metro fares or parking reimbursement)
Salary: up to a max of $100-130k/yr  based on experience, certifications and education qualifications,with standard benefits, however, we will also entertain 1099 candidates or w-2 candidates with no benefits or no 401k match of our company on a case by case basis
Job Description
  • Provide critical system administration support to operate and maintain the current system and related subsystems reporting to a senior system administrator. Work within the team management processes and to show initiative to complete work. While the majority of the system administration work is done remotely, a large portion is hands-on at the physical hardware. Customer is looking for a system administrator with current Linux experience.
  • Supported systems provide the Customer Community with an unprecedented capability to process massive amounts of data at unmatched speeds, to extract meaningful information efficiently from the massive data holdings, store and monitor the massive data sets, and discover relationships between new data and existing knowledge on terrorists.
Only Applicants with Active TS clearance will be considered
Have current and demonstrated Linux (3+ years) experience in the following areas:
  • Experience with the implementation of Linux changes, and response to change requests (CR) and discrepancy reports (DR); Past performance with technical evaluations, analysis, and trouble shooting for all  Linux and/or servers; The ability to build Linux  servers by providing technical configuration, setup, installation services, test plans, and security lock downs for security hardening; and physical hardware support/builds. VMWare and Virtualization experience is highly desired
  • Intel Agency's experience highly recommended
Our standard benefits include: Our standard benefits include 3 weeks of Paid time off (PTO that includes sick leave). Any unused PTO will be issued as a check at the end of an employee's anniversary with us. we also provide 2 floating and 8 public holidays. Floating and holidays expire at the end of every year of service of an employee. In addition, company will cover 50% of health and dental insurances only for all full time employees, however, dependents can be added at extra cost. Employee's health and dental coverage becomes effective after 30 days or first of the month after an employee completes initial 30 working days, we cover 50% for the employee's health and dental insurances. An employee has to finish all of your paper work for health and dental in the first 30 days of your employment with us. We provide STD, LTD and one time salary equivalent of life insurance at NO cost to all full time employees. All full time employees or w-2 employees with no benefits will be eligible to participate in company's 401k program after 90 days of employment with a company match of 4%, immediate vesting.  In addition,  all w-2 employees are eligible to be part of company's profit sharing, no employee contributions required.
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