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CACI International Systems Administrator in Sterling, Virginia

Systems Administrator

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

What You’ll Get to Do:

As the Systems Administrator you’ll work with the team using agile development methodologies to support the development environment for a common software baseline delivered to multiple customers. As someone who thinks outside the box, you’ll enjoy designing and implementing solutions to interesting engineering problems involving both traditional System Administration as well as DevOps. You will help find ways to make automation do the heavy lifting of DevOps. Your experience with the Linux operating system, bash shell, and scripting in languages such as Python will be indispensable assets.

More About this Role:

We are looking for a Systems Administrator to join a technically diverse team that develops and supports infrastructure for software based signal processing applications. The successful candidate will provide hands on support to implement baseline changes, maintain DevOps pipelines to ensure timely delivery of software on customer schedules, troubleshoot supported software applications and equipment, create and maintain required documentation, install and setup servers and workstations, and will interface with internal teams as well as external customer support organizations. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work on a diverse team are critical. Must have good organizational skills and be able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a dynamic work environment.

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 Co32' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the benefit package are paid for by CACI, 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the DevOps environment to ensure software delivery

  • Maintaining operating system baselines utilizing configuration management tools and ensuring compliance with corporate and government security standards

  • Ensuring secure configuration of systems with Puppet

  • Linux scripting (bash, python, perl, etc)

  • Configuring Linux workstations and servers

  • Diagnosing hardware failures, repairing failed equipment

  • Interfacing with external customers on issues, diagnosing and fixing customer problems

  • Deploying operating system level patches to factory systems

  • Familiarity with security requirements for classified environments

  • Able to setup and move workstations and other equipment

  • Other system administrative and documentation duties, as needed

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related fields

  • Linux (Red Hat) System Administration experience

  • Network familiarity (CISCO)

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with scripting

  • DoD 8570.1 certification (Security+ or better)

  • Experience with RPM management (Spacewalk)

  • Experience with Continuous Integration environments

  • Experience with configuration management tools (Git)

  • Experience with HP and/or Dell Servers

  • Experience with Red Hat Virtualization (RHEV)

  • Vulnerability Scanning (NESSUS) and remediation

  • Experience with building binary RPMs for Red Hat systems

  • System Administration experience in provisioning bare-metal servers, configuring switches, and configuring storage arrays

  • Virtualization experience

  • Networking experience / knowledge

  • Experience with scripting and with Puppet

  • Cisco switch/router experience (NEXUS and Catalyst)

  • Configuration of L2 multicast including IGMP queries

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Able to setup/rack equipment and run cabling

  • Familiarity with Linux-based network tools

  • Cisco IOS experience

  • ASA VPN config

  • Network optimization over low bandwidth, high latency paths

  • Updating/patching firmware, software, etc.

  • System O&M (kernel panics, PCI bus errors, faulty RAM, fiber card errors, down VPN tunnels, RAID rebuilds, encryption)

  • Infrastructure Stack O&M (Ovirt, VMs, Atlassian, etc.)

  • Communications (ALIX, BGAN, VSAT, ASA, Iridium, Starlink, network accelerators)

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.

  • For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview: 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 an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with CACI.