Linux System Administrator (Government) at AT&T Careers - AT&T Careers
Skip to Main Content

connect our nation to
powerful possibilities.

Government Support Jobs

Keep the wheels of government turning 24/7. In a Government Support role, you’ll join a trusted team of experts who connect over 1,200 different agencies to serious security and mobility. Your work will help make the networks that our country runs on more protected, agile and effective. And with a wide range of opportunities (from Engineers to IT and Cyber Security), your continued growth can always be a top priority.

Linux System Administrator (Government)

Oakton, Virginia

Apply
AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.


AT&T has an opening for a Linux/Unix System Administrator (SA) position is in support of a Government Solutions customer in the Northern Virginia area. The candidate for this position will have both Linux/UNIX system administration and software development skills. The candidate will work closely with the other SAs, system vendors and the end-users to troubleshoot and resolve issues. Skills and familiarity with the Linux Red Hat Operating System is a must. This position also requires strong problem solving and communication skills, as well as the ability to work alone and as a member of the support and development team.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Operate, maintain and troubleshoot Linux RedHat systems within an enterprise server environment
  • Install O/S patch updates and third party application updates to maintain reliability and security posture.
  • Install, setup and maintain HP enterprise servers and SANS systems.
  • Operate, maintain and troubleshoot ESXi virtualization systems.
  • Support a Lab environment for testing software and patch updates before installing them in the Production environment.
  • Create shell scripts as needed to support various monitoring and collection needs.
  • Create and maintain backup of the Redhat/Unix systems and maintain and update the disaster recovery plans of the Redhat/Unix systems.
  • Create and update documentation to support system administration procedures for installing, operating and maintaining the systems.

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:
  • Education requirements are flexible depending on experience.
  • 5+ year of system administration experience
  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work in Northern Virginia

Required Clearance:
TS/SCI with Poly (#polygraph)

Desired:
  • BA in Computer Science
  • SA experience with Microsoft software
AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws. AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V








Job ID 1966128 Date posted 02/16/2020

AT&T a good place to be

Pros

I believe in AT&T and know they are at the edge of technology. The company believes in their people and offers all kinds of training to enable us to take on new jobs and to stay at the front of technology. The software defined network which we are building is the newest technology and AT&T has been involved since early 2000s. You have a great deal of autonomy at AT&T as long as you get the job done. You have the ability to do different jobs and to be challenged at all times.

Cons

I really have little negative to say about AT&T I have worked here for 35 years on March 23rd of 2016.

Current Employee - PROFESSIONAL-NETWORK DESIGN ENGINEER+
  • One Star Rating
  • Two Star Rating
  • Three Star Rating
  • Four Star Rating
Glassdoor

LifeAtATT

This is the life – the #LifeAtATT, that is. We’re creating what’s next and having a blast doing it. You’re looking for proof? Well, see for yourself.

Back to top