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Linux System Administrator
Location Washington, DC
Job Code 1683
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Linux System administrator


ZAI has an exciting opportunity for a Linux System administrator with familiarity with Content Management Systems (CMS), working on our Project located in Washington DC for a well-known Federal Agency.  The qualified candidate will have:



  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience with Linux OS administration and installation of releases, upgrades and patches
  • Familiarity with the fundamentals of Linux scripting languages
  • Proficient with network tools such as Linux IPVS, HAProxy
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining services such as Bind, Apache, MySQL,
  • Strong grasp on configuration management tools
  • Familiarity with load balancing, firewalls
  • Experience with virtualization technologies, such as VSphere and PHP (LAMP) stack Monitor daily backup and recovery processes and statuses
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve software or other network and system problems

Ability to pay attention to detail is crucial.  Candidates must be able to take, understand, and follow instruction as provided.


BA-ZAI is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with Federal and State Equal Opportunity Laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity) , national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, veterans status or any other legally protected status.

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