Linux Systems Administrator/Field Engineer (Hybrid) - 18734

Date: Jun 30, 2024

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 

We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator/Field Engineer to support operational systems at multiple military locations, both CONUS and OCONUS the majority of the time. Will interface with users at all levels to help them understand our product. Must be interested in traveling up to 50% of the time. Hybrid work the rest of the time locally with our Ft. Belvoir, VA customer. 


#Mid-Senior Level

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot moderately complex problems which may involve the server and network infrastructure.  
  • Provide technical support to the development teams for integrating/deploying applications into the production environment.  
  • Provide guidance, recommendations and technical assistance on hardware and software as needed to development teams and project managers.  
  • Have a broad understanding of software systems, along with backup and monitoring software, network storage and file storage technologies.  
  • Tune, optimize, and troubleshoot environments for the customer.  
  • Support the test and deployment of new applications and/or upgrades.  
  • Support the maintenance of the accreditation package for software packages.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance: A current Secret level clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. Can consider candidates with a TS+ level clearance as well.
  • At least 9 years of experience in Linux Systems Administration with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Must have experience with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, etc.
  • Experience performing software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software applications.
  • Experience working closely with Software or Systems Development teams to troubleshoot systems and applications.
  • Experience leveraging a ticketing system for support requests (JIRA, ServiceNow, etc.)
  • Must have a DoD 8140 / 8570 compliance certifications (i.e. Security+).
  • Ability to interface with users/customers at multiple military locations both CONUS and OCONUS. Travel will be up to 50% of the time and the rest of the time is 25% on customer site in a hybrid schedule out of Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Preferred Requirements

  • Configuration management tools experience a plus (Puppet, Ansible, Chef, etc.)
  • Experience with Big Data technologies is a huge plus (Hadoop, Kafka, Accumulo, Storm, Hortonworks, Cloudera).
  • Experience with Cloud technologies a plus (AWS, Azure)
  • Higher level clearance is desired, but not required. Can consider up to a TS/SCI with a Polygraph.

We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions. HII Is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force.