Boeing Intelligence & Analytics

Position Description

Senior Linux System Administrator
Location MD - Annapolis Junction
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Boeing Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) is seeking a Senior-Level Linux System Administrator to join our Prime contract team. 


As a U.S. government contractor, Boeing will require all new hires and employees located in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Individuals who are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals who are approved for a reasonable accommodation will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing and possibly other health and safety measures. Employees working in certain positions may be required to undergo frequent COVID-19 testing prior to December 8th if they are not fully vaccinated.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The selected candidate will serve as the sole System and Network Administrator in a lab environment


LOCATION: Annapolis Junction, MD (and Customer Site when needed)


DUTIES TO INCLUDE: Duties will include administering and troubleshooting systems running Linux



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields of applied science and 11 to 16 years applicable systems administrator experience; or
  • 13 to 19 years applicable system administrator experience
  • Certification in at least one of the following: A+ CE, CCNA-Security, Network+ CE, or SSCP



  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Proficient with Linux and Solaris
  • C/C++ and/or Java development experience
  • Direct experience in the administration of collection systems and/or related components within the IC
  • Experience serving as a System and Network Administrator in a lab environment
  • Experience with software processing frameworks such as XMidas, SCA, GNURadio, etc.



  • Vast experience with Linux, Windows, CentOS, Ubuntu, RedHat Linnx installation and configuration.
  • Experience in installation and configurations of server hardware, including RAID and SANs
  • Server Network, Storage Device configuration management and experience
  • System security, Policy procedures
  • Work with developers to configure and maintain operating system platforms including virtualized environments
  • Troubleshoot network connections utilizing Thin and Thick client platforms
  • Work with developers to transfer unclassified code from unclassified development facility to classified production environment
  • Install, configure and maintain operating system and host servers
  • Create user accounts, set user group permissions, create user directories, and set ownership permissions
  • Work with developers to tweak and customize user security settings to ensure data transport for systems integrity
  • Monitor application network connection and data flow ensuring end user satisfaction
  • Implement disaster preparedness plan, including remote backup and restore plan utilizing corporate COTS solution
  • Install and update system server security patches ensuring consistent secure operating environment.  Work closely with team developers to troubleshoot and correcgt any issues resulting from installed patches
  • Coordinate equipment moves and ensure that system is tested and operational once installed

Special Tools/Applications Required/Work to be Performed:

  • Hadoop Clusters



BI&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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