Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Linux System Administrator in Huntsville, Alabama

Job Description:


Linux Server administration for the Network Enterprise Center – Redstone Arsenal under the Army Logistics Transformation (ALT) – Global Combat Support System (GCSS-Army) contract.

Primary responsibilities will be to provide Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) server administration of Production, QA, and Development systems including design, administration, installation, configuration, troubleshooting, monitoring, integration, backup/recovery, and optimization of RHEL servers.

Secondary support will be to provide server administration support for AIX servers.Candidates that can exhibit proficiencies on other UNIX/Linux platforms will be considered but should be able to show experience that relates to support of enterprise class hardware platforms.



  • Support and administer RHEL servers and related hardware and software systems to ensure the high availability of client/server applications on these systems. These applications include ERP systems hosting SAP applications and Oracle databases.

  • Responsibilities will include systems administration, security implementations, operations and support. This will include maintenance and research to ensure continual innovation, optimal operation, security, and high availability.


  • Maintaining documentation & adhering to change management processes

  • Backup and Recovery Operation

*********WORK ENVIRONMENT*********

The employee will likely be placed in an office/cubicle. The work environment characteristics are representative of those of an employee encounters while performing essential functions of the job in a typical office/cubicle situation. Able to work sitting or standing at desk and operate a computer via standard input devices such as using a keyboard and reading information on a monitor. Can be called upon to perform general work in a datacenter performing tasks such as running cables, installing computer equipment, etc. Work environment may also be fast-paced and will require work under pressure to meet deadlines and at times will include afterhours, weekend, and on call work.

Experience and Skills:


Required –

  • Linux Server administration specifically RHEL 6.x/7.x

  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks.

*Preferred –*

  • Experience working in a DoD related environment

  • UNIX server administration specifically AIX

  • VMware, ESXi, vCenter

  • Shell scripting



  • NetBackup

  • IBM storage

  • Brocade SAN


  • 6+ years directly applicable experience

  • BA/BS in a related field preferred

  • CompTIA Security+ certification required

  • Computing Environment certification preferred* *

Job Tracking ID: 85347-253341

Location: Huntsville, AL

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: November 29, 2017

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Number of Openings: 1

Years of Experience: More than 5 Years

Level of Education: BA/BS

Starting Date: ASAP