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IMC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

Sr. Linux Systems Administrator (IMC00719)

Dahlgren, VA
Travel Required:
Level/Salary Range:
$110,000 - $120,000
Position Type:
Date Posted:
Posting Expires:
Until filled
Mandatory Job Requirements:
  • At start date must possess an Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II Certification in ACTIVE status
  • Pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship
  • Current DoD TS/SCI clearance eligibility day one and prior to entry on duty
Applications Accepted By:

Email: Michelle Might, Corporate Recruiter,

Email Subject Line: Sr. Linux Systems Administrator (IMC00719)

The senior Linux systems administrator will support IT services systems administration tasks for the Joint Warfare Analysis Center (JWAC). JWAC provides combatant commands, the Joint Staff, and other customers with effects-based analysis and precision targeting options for selected networks and nodes in order to carry out the national security and military strategies of the United States during peace, crisis, and war. 

Duties/Responsibilities: This position will include, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Use detailed understanding of Windows and Linux systems to perform systems administration and operation of JWAC networks and systems.
  • Operate, administer, and upgrade computer systems, devices, and software to include configuration, provisioning for use, integration with storage and networking, load balancing and optimization, patching, software installation, updating, backup, restoration, and electronic and manual data transfer.
  • Create, maintain, update Ansible plays and/or playbook.
  • Perform Ansible scripting for automated configuration management.
  • Deploy software which includes scheduling, executing, and troubleshooting the deployment of software applications.
  • Deploy security patches which includes scheduling, executing, and troubleshooting the deployment of security patches.
  • Apply understanding of Windows and Linux systems to emerging JWAC projects. 
  • Provision and deliver computer systems and services.
  • Maintain computer systems in a fully operational state through monitoring, alerting, troubleshooting, and performing repair and restoration activities to a compliant operational state.
  • Perform reporting of system status to include uptime, incidents, problems, and open issues, etc.
  • Provide input for, and maintain, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and provide documentation of service workflows, system configurations, and routine tasks.
  • Possess and apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high-impact assignments. Plan and lead major technology assignments. 
  • Evaluate performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. 
  • Function as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.

Basic Required Qualifications and Skills: Note: These are mandatory items that all candidates must have when making application to IMC for this position. Please ensure that your submission addresses each of these requirement items. Candidates without these required elements will not be considered.

  • Minimum of five years of experience in Linux system administration. 
    • Ability to view logs and troubleshoot to resolution. 
    • Maintain system configurations in desired state configurations.
    • Scripting at an intermediate or advance level in Python, PowerShell or similar tool.
      • Experience with Ansible. 
    • Experience with SELinux.
  • Experience with containerization (Rancher, Kubernetes, Docker).
  • At start date must possess an Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II Certification in ACTIVE status: 
    • Security+ CE
    • CCNA Security
    • CySA+ (formerly CSA+)
    • GICSP
    • GSEC
    • CND
    • SSCP
  • Interest in learning new technologies and tackling challenging problems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Self-motivated and ability to stay focused. 
  • Be able to obtain network, server, and workstation administration rights on JWAC networks. 
  • Pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • All applicants must have current DoD TS/SCI clearance eligibility day one and prior to entry on duty.   

Desired Qualifications and Skills:  It is desirable that the candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE).
  • Former DoD experience as military, government, or contractor.
  • Experience with Windows Server Administration in a DevSecOps environment, maintaining system configurations in Microsoft Desired State Configurations, and developing workflows in Cloudbolt. 

Salary and Benefit Information:

Please see the salary information listed at the beginning of this document, which is not a guarantee of compensation or salary. All salaries will be based on relevant experience, geographic location, and position and/or contractual requirements, which could fall outside of the listed range. For more information about IMC’s benefits, please visit our website at

Background Information:

Innovative Management Concepts, Inc. (IMC), a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, provides a broad range of information technology IT services to government and commercial customers by placing a high priority on modernization, enhancing business processes through  technology, and creating efficiencies through automation. Since its founding in 1989, IMC has offered solutions and expertise in: IT operations and maintenance, data management, cyber security, systems and network engineering and administration, cloud/hosting services, software development, website services, software quality assurance and testing (including IV&V), and project management. IMC is certified in International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 Quality Management, ISO 27001 Information Technology Security Management, ISO 20000 Information Technology Service Management, and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System. Committed to continuous improvement and information security, IMC has been appraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration for both Development and Services and we are CMMC Level 2 (Ver 2.0) compliant. Find out more about IMC at

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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