UIC Alaska

Linux Systems Administrator

Information Technology
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement




Bowhead seeks a Linux Administrator to join our team in Dahlgren, VA. The Linux Administrator is responsible for system administration and customer support of servers and workstations in a professional environment. 


  • Providing technical problem solving and in-depth consulting for system operations.
  • Will work as part of a team responsible for administration and management of servers, end-user workstations, and potentially clustered systems operating in both unclassified and classified network environments.
  • Analysis, design, and implementation of modifications to the system software in order to improve system performance, correct errors, or fulfill specific needs.
  • Participate in planning new hardware acquisitions, developing operating policy, interacting with vendors, educating customers, and communicating and collaborating with other projects within the organization. 
  • Work closely with scientists and engineers to help them use workstations and servers to solve their computationally intensive problems. 
  • Support of individual user workstations and associated software will be required. 
  • Linux Admin will provide support for application installation, licenses management, software tracking/distribution and backup/recovery of system configurations and user data files. Assist users in applying for accounts, and approving user access.


  • A minimum of two to five (2-5) years demonstrated experience in system administration of Linux-based workstations. 
  • Must have well-developed Linux system management skills. 
  • Must have experience with hardware experience with HP and Dell systems. 
  • Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Workforce (IAWF) criteria or Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification at time of hire.
  • Must have demonstrated experience working in an environment with rapidly changing job priorities.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time 
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for this contract.




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