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  • Linux Systems Administrator III

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Overview

    Axom Technologies is currently seeking a skilled Linux Systems Administrator to join our growing team! The Administrator provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.


    • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
    • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems
    • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
    • Provide assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems
    • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
    • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and  resolution of problems
    • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers
    • Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning
    • Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
    • Provide in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems
    • Configure and manage UNIX and Windows (or other applicable) operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoot, maintain integrity of and configure network components, along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
    • Provide detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers for escalated tickets
    • Support the design of systems, mission architecture and associated hardware
    • Possess a working knowledge and understanding of system administration interdependencies as part of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
    • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration


    • Fifteen (15) years experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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