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Sr. Systems Administrator (Linux)

$100,000 – $100,000 yearly

Alpha Omega Integration

Last Updated: 12/20/21

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Job Description

Alpha Omega Integration, LLC., a Virginia Business Best Places to work for 2012-2019, along with recognition such as the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fantastic 50, Inc. 5000 #143, Washington Technology Fast 50 #11, and the Vanguard Top Service Company Award is actively seeking passionate leaders to join our team, support our nation’s government agencies, and make a difference!

Why Us?

We foster a culture that values hard work and integrity. We are constantly awarding those who are self-starters, trustworthy, and have a good work ethic. If you like working with the latest in IT solutions and are looking to join an organization that is consistently voted one of the best in which to work, then check out your next career opportunity below!

We are actively seeking a System Administrator to join our current team on an active project supporting a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) IT Support Services contract. The AOI team provides data center management and consolidation, cloud migration, and associated IT services.

Systems Administrator, Asheville, NC

Clearance Required: Public Trust (US Citizenship required)

Position Description/Scope of Work:

The Systems Administrator will be responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring the infrastructure; also, to collaborate with other team members to develop automation strategies and deployment processes. You will become an integral part of a close-knit team, making every problem of the platform a problem of your own, and solving them accordingly. Also innovating to come up with infrastructure improvements.


  • Responsible for architecting and designing and building new systems.
  • Manage and maintain Infrastructure with Ansible Codebase. Contribute to ongoing platform within IaC approach.
  • Communicate to IT leadership and our Business partners regarding production issues
  • Identify and implement methods to measure, monitor and report on SLAs and team productivity metrics
  • Participate in Incident, Problem, and Change ticket management
  • Automates routine processes and identifies and installs tools to improve daily operations
  • Implementation of preventative measures to ensure application reliability, availability, and uptime

Required Skills:

  • Must have Architectural level experience designing systems from ground up.
  • Hands on exposure to evaluating and implementing new tools, automation and integration is a must.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and working experience in both Linux (RHEL/CentOS 7.x+) and container technology.
  • Linux administration in Virtualized environments (KVM, RHV-Ovirt)
  • Strong scripting experience. Bash, Python or Go preferred.
  • Experience in configuration management tools such as Ansible, Puppet or Chef
  • Experience with web servers Tomcat, Apache or Nginx. Familiarity with web-based technologies, including but not limited to, reverse proxy servers, SSL certificate configuration.
  • Storage knowledge and experience with filesystems configuration along with Logical Volume Manage (LVM) strong knowledge of NFS and/or Ceph
  • A team player with a track record for meeting deadlines
  • Takes ownership of assignments, working with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written correspondence) in a professional and courteous manner with technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and facilitation skills

Desired Skills:

  • · Exposure to Jenkins, Gitlab runners, Grafana, Elasticsearch and Prometheus
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures, AWS or other cloud providers

Desired Certification(s):

  • RedHat Certified System Administrator and similar
  • AWS certifications

Required Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science, preferred

EEO & Vaccination Statement

In accordance with federal mandate, Alpha Omega Integration, LLC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or provide a request for exemption to our HR department. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with Alpha Omega Integration, LLC.

Alpha Omega Integration, LLC (Alpha Omega) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Alpha Omega will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Alpha Omega does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, IWDs, Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status).”

Company Details

Vienna, Virginia, United States
In just a few years Alpha Omega has become one of the fastest-growing IT integrators in the market.  This growth comes from a genuine commitment to helping our customers achieve their mission, employee engagement and development, and an unrelenting effort to create the best technical solutions designed and implemented to our customers’ individual requirements and challenges. Our governm...