Linux Systems Administrator - 6126 in Fort Belvoir, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 6/15/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 6126 

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for a Linux Systems Administrator to support operational systems at multiple military locations, both CONUS and OCONUS.  Will interface with users at all levels to help them understand our product.   

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.
  • Must be able to travel 75% of the time. 

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 6 years of experience in Linux Systems Administration (but will consider more senior level candidates).  
  • 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.)
  • Security + Certification required.
  • Ability to interface with users/customers at multiple military locations both CONUS and OCONUS. Travel will be 75% of the time.

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.


This opportunity resides with Enlighten - Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. HII works within our nation’s intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Next Steps

Join the HII's Mission Technologies division talent network today and stay up-to-date on our openings as they continue to become available! As a member of our network, you will receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests and have the ability to share job opportunities through social media or email. Join now!

Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.


Woman smiling