Zenetex LLC

Linux Network Administrator

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2018 8:35 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Location
US-MD-Patuxent River
Information Technology


ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We are looking for a Linux Network System Administrator to provide program support. This position will be responsible for maintaining unclassified and classified Linux-based systems. The Linux Network System Administrator will be capable of resolving issues in every aspect involved in maintaining the network to include reporting data availability and server activity, maintaining backups, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, and occasionally building up desktop systems. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform IA (Information Assurance) or Cyber Security tasks within the computing environment (CE)
  • Provide end user IA support for computer environment systems, peripherals, and applications.
  • Support, monitor, test, and troubleshoot hardware and software IA problems pertaining to their CE
  • Apply CE specific IA program requirements to identify areas of weakness
  • Apply appropriate CE access controls
  • Work within guidelines set by Department of Defense Information Assurance manager
  • Understanding of LAN/WAN architecture
  • Establish and maintain network security
  • Assist Information Assurance Manager with install patches and run vulnerability assessments on Windows and Linux based platforms using Assured Computing Assessment Solution (ACAS) vulnerability scanner, and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC) scripts as required
  • Implement and maintain backup and recovery strategy
  • Coordinate Certification and Accreditation activities with Information Assurance Manager
  • Support Security Test & Evaluations or Validation Tests (Part of Certification and Accreditation Process)

Education and Experience Requirements

Education and Experience

  • 2-6 years Linux Network Experience (Installation/Development/Architecture/Troubleshooting) within
    • Cumulus
    • RedHat OS
    • CentOS
    • Ubuntu
  • MUST be 8570 Complaint (IAT II/OS or CE Cert) for privileged access
  • Working knowledge of NIPR/SIPR
  • Experience with a virtualized server computing environment (VM Ware)

Desired Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, or related discipline

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active Top Secret security clearance based on a current SSBI 

ZENETEX is an Equal Opportunity/affirmative action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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