Senior Linux Systems Administrator (TS/SCI with Poly required)

Systems Administration Annapolis Junction, Maryland


A day in the life:  

As a Senior Linux Systems Administrator, you will join an operations support team responsible for dataflow implementation including transitions from legacy to modern systems and monitoring of implemented data flows.  For this position, you should be able to work independently, learn new tasks over time and can expect to: 

  • Run security scans
  • Perform Linux system administration
  • Monitor system performance and troubleshooting issues with Elastic products such as Grafana and Kibana
  • Work with Jira for workflow management (ticketing)
  • Use Confluence for documentation and artifact sharing
  • Provision virtual machine resources
  • Use TPAM for account management
  • Coordinate planned and unplanned outages     


What you bring to the table:  

  • Ten (10) years' experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • An active US Government TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph


Why Red Alpha?  

Every day, our elite customers are pushing through "the grind" to defeat the enemy, even putting their lives on the line for our freedom. Rise to the occasion with us to deliver engineering excellence, to match their dedication to this nation. Join us as we bring digital transformation to the fight.      

Some of our perks and benefits:      

  • You can retire sooner rather than planned: Get closer to retirement with up to 12% in 401k contributions.
  • You can have a career AND a life: Enjoy up to 5 weeks of leave (25 days of personal time off) and 11 paid floating holidays.
  • You can stay at your best: As a member, we'll pay 100% of your premiums for comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. We'll also pay the majority of the premiums for your family.
  • Free access to a fully equipped state of the art gym!
  • $300 per year in company branded merchandise (Under Armour, Nike, Carhartt, YETI, etc.)
  • Fun events throughout the year including a holiday gala, whisky tastings, fall festivals, happy hours, and more.