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Linux System Administrator

Linux System Administrator

locationBoulder, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/18/2024
Full Time

SciTec has been awarded multiple government contracts and is growing our creative Team! SciTec, Inc. is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver advanced sensor data processing technologies and scientific instrumentation capabilities in support of National Security and Defense. We support customers throughout the Department of Defense and U.S. Government in building innovative new tools to deliver unique world-class data exploitation capabilities.

SciTec has an immediate opportunity for a talented Linux System Administrator. Our ideal candidate will be responsible for helping to architect, as well as implement, administer and manage the various Linux technologies deployed across the organization.


  • Installation and configuration of workstations and servers in accordance with a defined baseline
  • Troubleshoot systems running RedHat Enterprise Linux 7/8
  • Security, system hardening, system integrity, system backup, and continuous monitoring/auditing
  • Patch / package management, third-party software installation and maintenance
  • Manage VMware virtualization infrastructure
  • Server installation and configuration
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software issues
  • Networking configuration in a mixed Linux
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A 4-year degree in Information Technology, Network Engineering, Computer Engineering, or another technical field is preferred
  • Ability to work with others in a constructive and collaborative manner
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic self-starter able to own issues to conclusion
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance
  • At least 1 year of Linux admin experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Candidates who have at least one-year ongoing professional experience in any of the following areas will be preferred

  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 7/8
  • Dell switches, servers and SAN
  • VMware vSphere and vCenter
  • DISA SCAP Compliance Checker and configuration
  • Security+
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Network-attached storage (NAS) and/or Storage Area Network (SAN) configuration and maintenance
  • Automation using shell / perl / python / powershell
  • CI/CD
  • Configuration management using Ansible or similar
  • Docker


SciTec offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 3% Fully Vested Company 401K Contribution (no employee contribution required)
  • 100% company paid HSA Medical insurance, with a choice of 2 buy-up options
  • 80% company paid Dental insurance
  • 100% company paid Vision insurance
  • 100% company paid Life insurance
  • 100% company paid Long-term Disability insurance
  • 100% company paid Hospital Indemnity insurance
  • Voluntary Accident and Critical Illness insurance
  • Short-term Disability insurance
  • Annual Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
  • Flexible Work Hours

The pay range for this position is $75,000 - $140,000 / year. SciTec considers several factors when extending an offer of employment, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. This is not a guarantee of compensation.

SciTec is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.