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Linux Systems Administrator

Company: AMEWAS, Inc.
Location: Patuxent River
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, built on the premise of "Innovating Tomorrow's Solutions Today." We've created a close knit family culture focused on continual learning, professionalism and high-performance. Our customers give us praise for the quality of our product: our employees.

Come find out why.

The position:
AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Linux Systems Administrator to support RDT&E Lab Information Assurance Support Team.

This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Systems Administrator.

About the location: Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary's.

This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.

A typical day as a Linux Systems Administrator may include:

  • Install and configure application updates for all software.
  • Application software support for scheduled maintenance and trouble response calls for all software.
  • Maintain Host Based Security System (HBSS) installation on the devices.
  • Maintain hardware configurations for all hardware listed.
  • Assist with hardware moves between workspaces, buildings and labs.
  • Ensure hardware replacement and upgrades.
  • Provide Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) support for all devices.
  • Assist with periodic vulnerability scans to assess and maintain system integrity and compliance.
  • Provide existing Communication Tasking Order (CTO) compliance support for all devices.
  • Assist Information Assurance Team in the generation and maintenance of RMF accreditation documentationMust-haves:
    • Minimum of 3 years' of relevant work experience
    • DoD Top Secret security clearance
    • CompTIA Security+ CE
    • Operating System Training
    • DoD Top Secret security clearanceCOVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

      AMEWAS, Inc. requires employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or submission and approval of a request for accommodation prior to your first day.

      Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
      Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets. Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

      Physical environment and working conditions:
      The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday. Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

      The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site. In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site. In rare occasions, overnight travel may be required.

      Refer to a friend:
      If you know someone who may be interested, please share this posting. We are a growing team and there may be more opportunities like this one here at AMEWAS, Inc.!

      More about Us:
      AMEWAS, Inc. is a small, Veteran-run company that has been providing excellent technical, engineering, administrative, and management services to the Department of Defense for more than 35 years. At AMEWAS we understand the need for a successful work/life balance and are focused not just on fulfilling customers' needs, but ensuring our employees are a top priority as well.

      Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS easily recognizes and rewards performance, dedication and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits.

      AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

      It is the policy of AMEWAS, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities for all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Additionally, AMEWAS, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known or perceived disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process may call 301-863-7102. Finally, AMEWAS, Inc. strictly follows guidelines regarding the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

      Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company, benefits & family!

      Our excellent benefits and perks include:
      • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
      • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
      • Generous tuition & training assistance program
      • Relocation assistance
      • Sign-on bonuses
      • Employee longevity recognition
      • Community involvement & outreach
      • Team building events
      • Recognition program
      • Wellness program
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • Mobile service discount
      • Discounted gym membershipIf you're still interested (and we hope you are!), please submit your application.

Keywords: AMEWAS, Inc., Alexandria , Linux Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Patuxent River, Virginia

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