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Linux Systems Administrator, Mid-Level

Company: Simulation Technologies Inc
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Linux System Administrator, Mid-Level


SimTech, Inc., named as a 2024 Best Place for Working Parents, is seeking an experienced candidate for a Linux System Administrator, Mid-Level, to join our growing, diverse and dynamic team in Huntsville, AL.


Provide technical support for the Hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) THAAD simulation lab to include monitoring and updating.

Perform firmware updates, software updates, network configurations, and standing up new systems.

Installation, configuration, and maintenance of system hardware and software on multiple Linux platforms.

Provide support for systems and users during MDA test events.

Complete cybersecurity scans for the lab systems.

Provide troubleshooting support for hardware and software.

Manage user accounts on classified systems using multi-factor authentication, perform system backups and restores.

Develop Plans of Action & Mitigation (POA&M) to document deviations from approved DISA STIG requirements as required.

Ability to step through automating Operating System builds (Ansible).

Candidates will be required to travel for a portion of each year during Flight tests and other travel activities. This lab supports an independent test platform for the THAAD weapons system. Travel of 20%-30% is required for this position.

Other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications & Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in computer science, or a related field, from an accredited institution preferred. Equivalent experience may be substituted for degree.

5+ years of demonstrated Linux systems administration experience.

Large, classified lab networking and hardware knowledge.

Linux+ and Security+ certifications.

Strong Cybersecurity knowledge.

Demonstrated experience networking, security, and Linux.

Knowledge with a configuration management focus preferred.

THAAD Weapon System experience preferred.

U.S. Citizenship with Active Secret Security clearance required.

Physical Description

Employees in these positions will function in a general office/cubicle setting environment, laboratory/testing setting using standard office equipment and various electronic testing equipment, including a computer, telephone, printers, video equipment, computer software and testing equipment. Will interact in a general office setting environment with various personnel; participate in meetings and contribute to team success; deliver timely results and produce reports; receive and communicate information; may include telework. May function in a laboratory/testing environment using electronic testing equipment, computer software and complex systems. May move and test equipment of various weights. Laboratory environment may require use of protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to safety glasses and protective hearing and footwear. May be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization due to business demands; travel occasionally for assigned work.

About SimTech, Inc.

SimTech's mission is to be the most reliable and cost-effective source of Signature Models, Simulations, Hardware, S.oftware, Cyber, Test and Evaluation. SimTech was incorporated in 1983 by an experienced group of scientists and engineers to pursue and perform on high-technology defense-oriented contracts. Named as a 2024, 2023 and 2022 Best Place for Working Parents and winner of the 2021 Best Places to Work by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce!

SimTech provides an industry leading comprehensive compensation and benefit package. Come be a part of 40+ years of excellence. Join our team today!

To learn more about our incredible team, extensive employee benefit programs, contact SimTech HR for assistance and more visit for more information.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

SimTech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. SimTech, Inc. is a committed EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

SimTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, and/or phone number (256.428.2911) to contact us about your interest in employment with SimTech.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. SimTech participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Simulation Technologies Inc, Huntsville , Linux Systems Administrator, Mid-Level, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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