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Thursday, September 29, 2022

GES - System Administrator I (Linux)

GES - System Administrator I (Linux)

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Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Certification: IAT Level II

Zavda was founded in 2006 and is a SDB certified, Service Disabled Veteran owned, and Woman owned small business that offers leading IT management, Intel, and Cyber opportunities in both the private and public sector. Zavda is looking for a System Administrator I.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage, build and troubleshoot servers using LINUX Operating Systems
  • Perform administrative operations and maintenance functions of server hardware and software using RED HAT and other Linux operating systems
  • Maintains system security and executes common practices and procedures; monitors usage statistics and logs; monitors and remedies attempts to penetrate or corrupt server files
  • Maintains baseline configurations and performs modification of configuration settings
  • Institutes troubleshooting and incident response procedures
  • Troubleshoots system related problems
  • Remains current in operating systems/software analysis and technological developments and applications


  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • One year of experience with background in Red Hat Linux
  • RHCSA certification or equivalent preferred
  • ITIL v3 certification preferred

Relevant Experience:

  • The candidate must be experienced in Linux Server administration, primarily RED HAT
  • Has experience with Storage and Virtualization
  • Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems engineering activities
  • Good communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
  • Anticipates questions and is prepared with answers
  • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand information systems and ensure accuracy of work
  • Able to review the work of others and detect errors or needed modifications
  • Provides technical guidance and leadership to engineers with less experience

Job Location:
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veteran/Female/Minorities/Individual with Disabilities. With Zavda you have the opportunity to provide dependable solutions and support that with benefit the national security missions. Zavda prides itself to providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.

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