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Unix Administrators

San Antonio, TX 78226

Posted: 03/07/2019 Specialty: IT Infrastructure Job Number: 9158

Your UNIX experience is needed for a Federal project in San Antonio, TX.  As a Unix Administrator, you will administer UNIX operating systems running on multiple domains.   This is a 6 month contract role, where you will keep the systems up and running while the office moves its location.


Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with an active Secret clearance.


  • Execute startups and shutdowns of each system and domain
  • Installation of operating systems, patches, bug fixes and advisories (P)
  • Configure the OS and server to conform with current Security policy and procedures
  • Monitor and apply all necessary OS security patches (M)
  • Create, monitor, and manage logical volume and mirror disk features
  • Create shell programs and schedule jobs to run through "cron"
  • Maintain an inventory of system level hardware and software configurations
  • Perform system backups and recoveries
  • Create, administer, and monitor all OS-level accounts
  • Comply with IAW DoD Directive 8570.1M


  • 3 years of Unix experience
  • Experience with the following:
    • File System Management (JFS and JFS2 file systems and logical volume management)
    • Shell and Python scripting
    • Storage
  • Security + Certification
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with an active Secret clearance


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