Sr. Linux Systems Administrator

Tampa, FL


Job Description:

Government Tactical Solutions (GovTact) is currently seeking a Senior Linux Administrator in Tampa, FL.


  • The Candidate will be responsible for maintaining and updating the Linux environment for the USCENTCOM enterprise.

  • Build, configure, and administrate all aspects of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7, & 8

  • Must be able to apply security hardness according to DISA STIG requirements

  • Build, configure, and administrate Red Hat Satellite Server 6.x

  • Be able to export/import Satellite repository from connected networks to multiple disconnected networks.

  • Familiar with Ansible and be able to deploy playbooks via the Red Hat Satellite Server

  • Manage users and group accordingly

  • Setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space.

  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

  • Assist in the implementation of policies and standards related to the use of computing resources, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.

  • Schedules, plans, and oversees system upgrades.

  • Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with development team on systematic enhancements or changes.

  • Reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of the process for controlling problems.

  • Performs a variety of difficult assignments associated with monitoring and controlling computer operating systems.

  • Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.

  • Evaluates and installs developed software during various phases of testing.

  • Reviews and prepares documentation for systems, tests and installation of software.

  • Investigates and recommends methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

  • Initiates preventive maintenance on the operating systems as well as repair to system/environment problems.

  • Administers systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules.

  • Interfaces with vendors for trouble calls.

  • Supports the planning of system/environment requirements for individual projects.

  • Producing management information related to problem management.

  • Allocating resources to support efforts related to problem management.

  • Monitoring the effectiveness of error control and making recommendations for improving.

  • Ensuring problems are escalated and tracked at the proper priority level.



  • Active Secret clearance is required and have the ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance is required.

  • Bachelor's degree and 9+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 13+ years of experience.

  • Active Security + certification is required.

  • Experience working with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6, 7, & 8, Windows Server, VMware, and Active Directory.


Desired Qualifications:


  • MCSE

Equal Employment Opportunity:

GovTact and Insperity provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, (or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to lactation), physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.