Zenetex LLC

System Administrator / Linux

Posted Date 2 days ago(5/22/2020 9:49 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Location
US-MD-Patuxent River
Information Technology

Position Overview

ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations nationwide. Our Security Business Division helps protect sensitive government program information across a spectrum of industrial security activities to include physical, document, personnel, and data systems. We have an immediate opportunity for a System Administrator to support our government customer at NAS Patuxent River, MD. In this position you will be responsible for providing cybersecurity analysis and support, applying DoD security controls to operating systems and applications. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team which supports a vital DoD network environment, and an important DoD mission. 


The System Administrator will utilize knowledge and experience with standard Information Assurance (IA) concepts, practices, and procedures to plan and accomplish goals pertaining to the enclave environment. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Install, configure, maintain, and administer both a physical and virtual Windows based server / client infrastructure.
  • Manage Virtual environment utilizing MS Hype-V technology
  • Manage and maintain HPE network printers
  • Procure and repair components necessary to maintain information technology systems.
  • Conduct systems analysis and summarize the data collected in a technical document written in a manner that is understood and usable by the decision makers.
  • Maintain and audit system backups.
  • Manage and Maintain implementation of MS SQL server
  • Perform Flaw Remediation / Patching utilizing WSUS
  • Utilize native information systems tools in performing analytical and advisory functions related to OS functionality.
  • Maintenance of the engineering team's software, for System Engineering or Modeling and Simulation
  • Recommend and schedule IA related repairs in the computing environment.
  • Manage accounts, network rights, and access to systems and equipment via both active directory and local policies.
  • Analyze system performance for potential security problems.
  • Assist IA staff in identifying system vulnerabilities and performing incident response.
  • Configure, Optimize, and test client/server infrastructure to ensure they comply with security policy, procedures, and technical requirements utilizing DISA SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) tool & DISA STIGs
  • Maintain, and upgrade network operating systems software (licensing/versioning) and hardware to comply with IA requirements.
  • Evaluate potential IA security risks and take appropriate corrective and recovery action.


  • Must have demonstrated Linux Redhat Systems Administration experience
  • Must have network storage administration experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain the appropriate OS certification(s)
  • DoD 8140/8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II cybersecurity certification is required(CCNA Security, CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP) 

Security Clearance

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship an active DoD Top Secret Clearance

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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