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Linux Administrator

Computer World Services (CWS)Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Tampa, FL posted July 31, 2021.

CWS has an immediate opportunity for a Linux Administrator supporting the C4ES program at USCENTCOM, located at MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL. This Candidate will be responsible for maintaining and updating the Linux environment for the USCENTCOM enterprise.

  • Build, configure, and administrate all aspects of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7, & 8
  • Must be able to apply security hardness according to DISA STIG requirements
  • Build, configure, and administrate Red Hat Satellite Server 6.x
    Be able to export/import Satellite repository from connected networks to multiple disconnected networks.
  • Familiar with Ansible and be able to deploy playbooks via the Red Hat Satellite Server
  • Manage users and group accordingly

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Assist in the implementation of policies and standards related to the use of computing resources, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.
  • Schedules, plans, and oversees system upgrades.
  • Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with development team on systematic enhancements or changes.
  • Reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of the process for controlling problems.
  • Performs a variety of difficult assignments associated with monitoring and controlling computer operating systems.
  • Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
  • Allocating resources to support efforts related to problem management.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of error control and making recommendations for improving.
  • Ensuring problems are escalated and tracked at the proper priority level.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of error control and making recommendations for improving.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of progressively responsible experience is desired or 9+ year’s experience (preferred) in lieu of education.
  • Experience working with Linux, Windows Server, VMware, and Active Directory.


  • Security + CE is required
  • RHCSA is desired
  • MCSE is desired

Security Clearance

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance is required with the ability to obtain a Top Secret / SCI if hired.

Other (Travel, Work Environment, DoD 8570 Requirements, Administrative Notes, etc.)

  • Potential for Teleworking: No
  • Travel: potential for minimal travel into the USCENTCOM AOR if required

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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