The Squires Group

Linux Systems Administrator

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IT Infrastructure


Our client is a global leader in end-to-end mobility solutions.  Experts in mobile strategy and development, they have an excellent opportunity for a Linux Systems Administrator to join their team. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth, to include hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments.


The Linux Systems Administrator is needed to support an Information Management System for a Federal Government customer in Northern Virginia.  In this role, you will operate and maintain all system management tools to improve the operation of the managed production systems.  Per our Government Contract, candidates must be US Citizens with an active Top Secret clearance and be SCI eligible.


  • Support the team by updating the configuration of system management tools to meet with new and changing requirements
  • Prepare, review, and evaluate documentation, specifications, test plans, and procedures
  • Design, install, configure, administer, tune and optimize systems servers and related components for the supported applications
  • Troubleshoot common network problems, hardware and software upgrades, and provide technical support as required
  • Conduct and maintain the Enterprise Backup solution as required
  • Install, upgrade, maintain and troubleshoot the approved backup software, databases, and product patches
  • Set-up and configure high availability environments utilizing clustering, load balancing, data replication, and failover capabilities
  • Develop and implement disaster recovery plans
  • Implementation and support of enterprise SAN, NAS


  • Bachelor’s degree, related technical training, plus 2 years of related experience
  • 3 – 5 years of Linux (Red Hat) experience
  • 2 – 4 years of Shell Scripting experience
  • 2 – 4 years of SAN Storage support experience
  • 2 – 4 years of Tivoli monitoring
  • Security+ Certification
  • Per our Government Contract, candidates must be US Citizens with an active Top Secret clearance and be SCI eligible 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Tivoli storage experience


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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:                           

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism and trust.
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



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