Linux System Administrator

Information Systems Solutions - San Diego, CA

Information Systems Solutions (ISS) is looking for a candidate to provide Linux System Administration for a Government customer on the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) network.  The selected candidate will work as the primary System Administrator, maintaining Linux desktops, primarily Red Hat, for customers who require access to a cloud-based development environment in Amazon Web Services  (AWS).  No prior expertise with AWS or cloud-based environments is required. 

Specific job duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting the overall operating environment.
  • Provide Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administration for client operating systems.
  • Run ACAS scans of host systems and interpret results.
  • Update and patch host software elements in accordance with the applicable STIGs.

Why Work For ISS?

At Information Systems Solutions (ISS), we pride ourselves on providing an employee-focused and family first environment. Being a small business, we take the time to get to know our employees and have a vested interest in helping them achieve their career goals. We work to schedule regular social gathering to foster camaraderie within the company. ISS values their employees by providing a comprehensive benefits package that includes a fully vested 401(k) matching program, coverage of family medical deductibles, spot bonuses, and educational assistance to further your career.

Clearance Level

  • Secret

Certifications (IAT Level II)

One of the following:

  • Security+ CE
  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
  • Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)
  • System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

and one of the following:

  • Linux +
  • LPIC-2 Advanced Level Linux Professional
  • LPIC-3 Senior Level Linux Professional
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Red Hat Certified Data Center Specialist (RHCDS)

Required Skills

  • 2 + Years of Experience with Linux

Desired Skills

  • Windows 10 experience
  • Experience with the IAVM process
  • Amazon AWS or other Cloud experience


Posted On: Thursday, January 10, 2019



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