Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) System Administrator, Fort Carson, CO or Fort Knox, KY

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) System Administrator Job Description


  • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software, and infrastructure
  • Troubleshoots and resolves system hardware, software, and communications problems; creates shell programs and utility scripts; performs configurations and adjustments to enhance database file capacity; performs automated and manual backup/restore processes
  • Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure/environment
  • Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational/industry/Government standards
  • Configures and provides on-going support for RHEL builds
  • Responsible for securing systems according to Department of Defense Information Assurance rules, IAVA Patching, ACAS Scans, and STIG guidelines
  • Works with system engineers to engage in joint project planning
  • Performs hardware/software diagnostics
  • Works effectively in team environments



  • 2-5 years minimum experience as a RHEL system administrator
  • SECRET security clearance
  • CompTIA SEC+ and Red Hat Certified System Administrator certifications (certs must be obtained within 6-months)
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux satellite server
  • Experience with and an understanding of operating systems, operating environments, network requirements, and system automation to include enterprise Linux and enterprise storage
  • Experience with and an understanding of security standards for operating configurations, security constraints, and procedures for managing software
  • Experience with and an understanding of production operations, servers, storage, networks, systems management, discrepancy reports, and business recovery practices
  • Experience with and ability to configure TCP/IP, network interfaces, and IP security
  • Experience with VMware environments
  • Understanding of UNIX/Linux shell scripting and applications (e.g. NFS, SAMBA, Apache, yum repos, etc…….)
    • A thorough knowledge of server and system administration principles

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