Systems Admin I

BAE Systems Merrimack, NH
BAE Systems has a Job opening for a junior systems administrator in Merrimack, NH to support classified and unclassified lab environments that use Linux and Windows networked systems. A successful candidate will join a team of IT professionals supporting BAE Systems internal business units, implementing and managing computer workgroups in labs to meet the customer requirements.

In this role, you will build, configure, administer, patch and troubleshoot Windows and Linux servers and user workstation hardware and software; work with facilities security staff to apply hardening procedures for systems for classified use in accordance with NISPOM, JAFAN, FISMA, and other customer standards; and document system configuration for new and existing systems.

Installing operating systems, creating and managing file systems, administering user accounts in NIS context, managing Unix and SELinux access control mechanisms, configuring network interfaces for TCP/IP operation, building and installing software are some of the everyday tasks for this position. Familiarity with Windows 7 and Linux operating systems distributions, preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS and/or Ubuntu, is desirable.

You should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated and work well in teams. Flexibility in approaches to finding solutions, the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities, and learn new technologies quickly, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills are some of the qualities a successful candidate will have. You may be asked to respond to occasional off-hours system outages and take part in service restoration efforts.