LINUX Senior System Administrator

HITSS, LLC. is seeking a LINUX Senior System Administrator with strong knowledge of creating plans to assure effective management, operations and maintenance of systems and/or networks. We are looking for extensive knowledge in LINUX Administration. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of a wide variety of systems and networks to include high volume/high availability systems. We are considering highly technical individuals that are team players and possess a positive attitude. This is a full-time opportunity supporting our federal customer on site in Austin, TX. Veterans are encouraged to apply. Must be able to pass a background check and security screening.

Salary Range- 90-100K a year, dependent on experience.


  • Linux Administer maintaining all customer servers, both physical and virtual in a Windows and Linux environment
  • Analyze and report on daily event logs – provide corrective action as is required
  • Maintain a 99.999% operational availability not related to any VA related or responsible event
  • Perform monthly security/system patches and updates manually and through SCOM
  • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuous innovation within the infrastructure
  • Resolve a wide range of hardware and network technology issues in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Responsible for all assigned Windows trouble tickets from creation to resolution
  • Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values
  • Troubleshooting ranges from basic issues to email related issues for Executive level users
  • Train and/or advise mid-level and/or junior-level System Administrators performing similar work
  • Provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and network infrastructure
  • Create manuals and detailed sets of instructions for Administrators (Application, System, Data, Network, and Security)


  • Bachelor degree in computer science, systems engineering or related technical discipline is preferred
  • 8+ years of experience as a LINUX System Administrator or similar role
  • LINUX and Windows System Administration expertise a must
  • Experience providing IT support to multiple work sites
  • Excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills are required
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills for Desktops and Laptops
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction providing technical and non-technical support to multiple users
  • Capable of working under pressure, while handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience providing services to the federal government is preferred
  • Experience in a DevOps environment
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion
  • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time


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