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System Administrator - Linux

System Administrator - Linux                                        

Job number: 171039
Location:  China Lake, CA
Position Type: Full-Time
Trowbridge & Trowbridge is seeking a Linux System Administrator to join our outstanding T&T team in China Lake, CA.
Position Description:
The Linux Systems Administrator will be able to demonstrate proficiency in area of a Microsoft Windows System Administrator with an understanding of Linux. Provide Technical assistance in the test, installation, scanning, hardening, patching and modernization of RDTE lab customer PC systems. Tasks performed will include maintenance and teardown for various PC systems, systems test, systems patching, Systems Scanning. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate, and install applications software and hardware for desktop operating systems.
  • Interpret and implement DoD DON IT security policy and compliance measures.
  • Install, operate, and maintain DoD standard security toolsets (ACAS, HBSS, etc.).
  • Implement appropriate STIGS, IAVA/B/M patch management, and work with ISSE and user community to either remediate or mitigate vulnerabilities.
  • Interface with IA support staff on matters of information assurance to support and maintain Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues and interface with vendor and other technical support representatives as needed.
  • Install software, apply patches, manage file systems, create users and groups, review log files, diagnose and solve permission issues, monitor performance, and troubleshoot alerts from DoD, commercial, opens source, and local monitoring tools.

Position Requirements:

  • Five to ten years of direct experience. Hands-on experience with installing and repairing desktop PC’s and/or servers using Windows 7/10.
  • Compliance with DoD 8570/8140 is required.
  • Understanding of customer relations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-motivated/directed individual with attention to detail.
  • Analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Working knowledge of Windows 7/10 operating systems.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with a variety of backup solutions and audit logs.
  • Familiarity with major PC software packages such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook and experience with installing software and willing to learn other software packages.
  • Experience with workstations, Windows development, system security, servers, and networking in a Windows environment.  

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a computer or technical discipline. Substitution two (2) years of college work in a computer or technical discipline and three (3) years of directly related experience, or any equivalent combination of relevant education. 
  • Certification in Microsoft Windows 7/10, Server 2008/2012 and COMPTIA Security+ within 60 days of hire required.

Clearance Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Current active or interim security clearance with SSBI investigation is required.

Additional Information:

  • The typical schedule is:
  • Flex Schedule: 44/36 alternating work weeks. Which include:
  • 9-hour work days Mon-Thursday.
  • 8-hour work day for working Fridays.
  • Every other Friday is a non-work day.
  • Typical day is 7am-5pm with one hour for lunch.
  • Attire is desert casual. Long pants, enclosed shoes, button or polo style shirt.

About T&T

Trowbridge & Trowbridge
, LLC is an award-winning woman-owned and managed small business providing premier IT, cloud computing, cyber security, and unified communications services to the Federal Government in the civilian, defense, and health markets.  We sustain vital systems and respond to emerging requirements for IT modernization, with broad experience supporting the mission-critical, performance-driven demands of our clients.  Our success has capitalized upon our commitment to an employee-centric corporate culture with a conscience.

At T&T we believe in investing in our employees. T&T provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance coverage, 401 (k) Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and holiday and birthday recognition programs.

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Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We are an eVerify participating employer.       

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