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CACI International Linux Systems Administrator (Up to 25% Profit Sharing) in Aurora, Colorado

Job Description

BITS, a CACI Company, offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-qualified profit-sharing retirement plan, to which BITS annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account. The second component consists of BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the BITS benefit package are paid for by BITS, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at

Do you enjoy working with customers to solve challenging problems? Does supporting critical national security missions have special meaning to you? Are you the type that thrives leading and working with multi-disciplinary technical teams? If so, this is a terrific opportunity for you to lead the delivery of game-changing solutions that are protecting critical assets and saving lives.

More About This Role:

We are seeking a passionate Linux and Hardware System Administrator to manage and maintain operational 24/7 systems.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Optimize, Maintain, and deploy Linux images across multiple networks and systems

  • Architect, deploy and manage classified desktop and server hardware

  • Be proactive in optimizing the configurations of database, storage, and processing hardware.

  • Support Security personnel in hardening servers and processes.

  • Perform typical System Administrator role; account creation, reboot, restart, reimage, create, service as applicable and track and close service tickets etc.

  • Perform all facets of systems administration of a network supporting a variety of services on Linux.

  • Handle server, desktop and related property management responsibilities in conjunction with the customer and company property teams

  • Handle management and inventory of computer peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)

  • Provide support to the Resonator engineering and development team.

  • Willing to support multitasking abilities.

  • Candidate must be highly motivated, proactive, and a self-starter with ability to take ownership of assigned tasks.

  • Responsible for T3 support and DR management to multiple mission critical operational systems

  • Support documentation tasks, working with Systems Engineering to ensure documentation quality and completeness.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a: Master’s Degree and 3 years of relevant experience, a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience, a Associate Degree and 7 years of relevant experience, or a High School Diploma/GED and 10 years of relevant experience.

  • Active TS/SCI with CI Poly is required to start

  • Must have Security+ Certification (or be able to obtain Security+ Certification within 45 days of starting)

Required Skills:

  • Experience providing physical and virtual support, maintenance, and security for Red Hat (RHEL 6 and 7)

  • Experience with Authentication and Account Management (Active directory, DNS, LDAP, IPA)

  • Experience with RedHat virtualization

  • Experience with revision management tools (GIT)

  • Networking experience with Cisco switches and firewalls, load balancers

  • Hardware experience with: servers, workstations, peripherals

  • Database experience (Oracle, SQL Server)

  • Monitor and track trouble tickets and change requests to ensure high quality customer service

  • Strong command skills and bash scripting, including kick starts & startup scripts, regular expressions

  • Strong troubleshooting and interpersonal skills, possess a positive, helpful, and professional demeanor

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with NFS, Lustre, Nagios, Puppet, and Spacewalk.

  • Experience with NETAPP SAN storage

  • Database experience (Oracle, SQL Server)

  • Working Experience with NRO IT systems as System Administrator

  • Red Hat Certification

  • Python programming

  • Understanding of X-Midas

  • High Speed Guards

What We can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.