Linux System Administrator

Bethesda, MD

Linux System Administrator

Category: Project Management

Main location: United States, Maryland, Bethesda

Position ID: J1223-0419

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is looking for a highly skilled and experienced Linux Systems Administrator to manage and maintain our organization's computer systems and networks. The successful candidate will be responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining hardware and software systems, ensuring their optimal performance, security, and reliability.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Responsible for systems administration of Enterprise Cross Domain Service (ECDS) system.

• Experience with project long-range requirements for database administration and design.

• Recommend system improvements, optimizations, development, and/or maintenance efforts.

• Translate requirements and data into a usable document by creating or recreating ad hoc queries, scripts, and macros.

• Mitigate risks, controls costs and schedule variance, and effectively manages large scale, integrated projects.

• Establish and follow a formal procedure for coordinating system integration activities among multiple teams, ensuring complete coverage of all interfaces.

• Capture all interface designs in a common interface control format, and store interface data in a commonly accessible repository.

• Analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high-level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications.

• Analyze system requirements and leads design and development activities.

• Guide users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:


• 5-8 years’ experience with Linux

• Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field.

• DoD 8570 Level II - Security+CE

• Able to direct development of complex database systems including schema and architectural design.

• Experience using Cloud methodologies.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including a demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to non-technical staff.

• Experience with Red Hat, Apache Storm, Nimbus, Zookeeper, NiFi, Salt Stack, Elk Stack, vCenter, Purifile, Cylance, Glasswall, Macafee, Clam AV, Cyber Soft vFind, Splunk

This role can be supported from Reston, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD or Washington D.C.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $124,190 - $200,080.





  • Linux

  • Server - Linux

  • Unix

What you can expect from us:

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