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Senior Windows/Linux Systems Administrator in Falls Church, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Senior Information Engineer – Unix/Linux Systems Administrator to join our team in Falls Church, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

In this role you will provide:

Unix/Linux Systems Administration, with primary responsibilities for supporting the operations and maintenance activities for the Unix/Linux platform within the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Data Center.


  • Operate, maintain, and trouble-shoot Linux RedHat systems within an enterprise-server environment
  • Install, maintain and ensure the reliability and security of computer operating system software, third party products, and server hardware infrastructure components
  • Implement O/S patches
  • Maintain and monitor production systems
  • Provide 24x7x365 on-call support as part of a larger team
  • Optimize system performance to ensure the fastest response time and system availability
  • Maintain and monitor production systems used to support the administration of all major products offered by our client


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Position Requirements:

  • Candidate must have extensive RedHat Linux experience
  • Master’s degree and minimum of 15 years of IT related experience or equivalent.
  • RedHat Certification Desired
  • Cloud computing environment experience
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience with major system upgrade/enhancements for UNIX systems
  • Experience with Veritas Storage Foundation, Veritas NetBackup, and large-scale SAN implementations (50+ TB) is desirable.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated experience with some of the following products and languages: Oracle, Perl, Java, C
  • Candidate should have experience with various server hardware such as Fujitsu, IBM, HP, Dell and Oracle (SUN).
  • Familiar with SAP and web services in a large UNIX environment (WebSphere, Tivoli Access Manager, Tivoli Identity Manager) also a plus.
  • Candidate should have experience with disaster recovery planning
  • Ability to provide off-hours coverage and support for maintenance during outage windows
  • Previously supported an SAP implementation environment.

Specific Job Requirements:

  • United States citizenship
  • CBP-BI Clearance or ability to obtain one.

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.