System Administrator (Linux)

Job Locations US-VA-Stafford
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/11/2018 1:38 PM)
Job ID
Information Technology


AnaVation is looking for a talented Linux/Unix Administrator who is passionate about technology and working with cutting edge software and hardware. The ideal candidate appreciates partnering with our customer and a group of engineers to create innovative engineering solutions. 


Our team of engineers is working to provide our customer with enterprise level system engineering, integration, scripting and hardware experience. The candidate will be responsible for providing feedback, recommendations and implementation of new requirements, monitoring existing system for issues and proactively maintaining both physical and virtual systems with upgrades, patches, firmware updates and design improvements for efficiency. The candidate will also be responsible for providing support to a major datacenter migration, data recovery and remote systems management by maximizing uptime and minimizing disruptions to the user community. 
Our engineers are continually learning and setting the standards for our customers. If you are looking to be challenged and grow as an engineer then this is the environment for you!



  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience planning and engineering hardware and software technology refresh efforts
  • 5+ years of experience managing Linux systems in an enterprise environment
  • 5+ years of experience with system management tools such as Red Hat Satellite Server, Kickstart and Puppet Enterprise

Desired skills: 

  • Experience developing and supporting system management automation tools to deploy, patch and monitor servers in Perl, Python, and/or Ruby
  • Experience managing network services such as DNS, LDAP, Kerberos, Postfix, NFS, Samba
  • Experience with VMWare software including VSphere and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Experience managing Solaris 10 systems
  • Experience supporting Oracle databases, Endeca, Solr, Apache, Archiva, Jenkins, Subversion, Git 

EEO Statement

AnaVation is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address


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