• UNIX/LINUX Administrator

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/31/2018 10:23 AM)
    # of Openings
    Work Site - City
    Consulting Technical Services - Engineered Systems/Core Technology
    Work Site - State
    Security Clearance Level
    Maximum Expected Travel
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Overview & Responsibilities

    Mythics is seeking a Linux / Unix Administrator for a large project in Springfield, VA. Key tasks shall include:
    • Performing administration and maintenance activities on various UNIX and Linux servers.   
    • Building, configuring, monitoring and maintaining Unix based systems in a virtual environment
    • Providing tier 2 and 3 supports for escalations from Help Desk
    • Knowledge and experience troubleshooting Linux and Unix based systems
    • Participate in on-call rotations
    • Must be able to support infrequent after hours and weekend escalations as needed (aside from on-call rotation)
    • Optimize system operations and resource utilization as well as perform system capacity analysis and planning
    • Define technical requirements & design to support defined business requirements, develop technical architecture components
    • Review system performance and consumption issues, review test plans, and provide technical guidance.
    • Working on high visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performing all functional duties independently.
    • Manage and monitor the performance, utilization of the various server resources, support the analysis as well as correction of all end-user computing and network problems that may be associated with server processing.
    • Utilize tools and processes, including but not limited to software distribution, backups, performance measurement, tuning, license and asset management to allow automated as well as remote systems management of the server environment.
    • Provide support to resolve incident, problem, or service requests that require subject matter expertise and cannot be resolved by the EOC. Task personnel shall provide final problem resolution.
    • Work with EOC to implement automated preventative measures, proactive monitoring and system self-healing capabilities to limit outages/performance issues which impact service levels.
    • Contribute to the Root Cause Analysis efforts when applicable.
    • Provide remote support for OS and standard software build installation activities as required to meet SLAs.
    • Provide and maintain security hardened baseline configurations (software) and deploy security (patches), software maintenance (patches) and new software releases across the Database and supporting products infrastructure


    Minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 2-4 years of experience.
    • 2+ years of experience providing operations and maintenance to IT systems
    • 2+ years of experience with compilation of records and reports concerning IT operations and maintenance.
    • 2+ years of experience with system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
    • 1+ years of experience demonstrated professional expertise gained from experience with Redhat Linux operating systems 
    • Must be proficient the use of the Microsoft Office productivity suite.
    • US Citizenship and ability to obtain CBP clearance

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Experience with AIX
    • Experience in a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
    • Knowledgeable in the administration of Linux servers, Redhat Satellite Server, and VMware virtualization technologies
    • Professional experience scripting in some administrative language (Batch, Perl, etc.).
    • Design, implementation, and maintenance of a hybrid cloud integrate with multiple public cloud service providers.
    • Experience with automation of the end-to-end service fulfilment for application hosting (e.g., automate virtual machine creation, OS installation and configuration, IP addressing and DNS registration, Java container deployment and configuration, and integration with access management solution).
    • RHCSA, CCNA or VCP certifications are desired.

    Company Overview

    Why work at Mythics?

    Because at Mythics, YOU count!  
    At Mythics, we have an environment that fosters creative thinking, respects your contributions, and accepts nothing less than excellence in serving our customers.  We demonstrate these core principles daily through our corporate Values of Respect – Empathy – Excellence – Fun (REEF). Our REEF values are the foundation of everything we do.

    • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision plans available for you and your family
    • Premier 401k retirement plan with corporate matching and a 529 college saving plan
    • Tax-advantaged Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Account options
    • Generous PTO bank and paid holidays
    • Fitness/gym membership reimbursement and other wellness activities
    • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
    • Engaging company events such as quarterly awards, annual kick off parties, and FUN Friday’s (early release once a month)
    • Free gourmet coffee, tea, fresh fruits and healthy snacking alternatives
    • Community Service activities and charitable giving programs
    • Our GREEN approach – tracking energy consumption for reduction and purchasing only environmentally friendly products for our offices

    Founded in 2000, Mythics is an award-winning Oracle systems integrator, consulting firm, managed services provider and elite Oracle platinum resale partner. Our business model is all about deep knowledge of Oracle technologies and business processes. We offer procurement and Oracle systems integration expertise across the full range of Oracle cloud, software, support, hardware, engineered systems, and appliances.  It’s a focus that gives us the critical business experience and the Oracle technology advantage you need to succeed.


    Mythics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, medical condition, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. Mythics, Inc. will treat all employees equally with respect to compensation; opportunities for advancement, including upgrading, promotion and transfer, and all other terms and conditions of employment. This company is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, and has designed and agreed to implement an Affirmative Action Program in accordance with Executive Order 11246 and VEVRAA Final Rule.  Mythics, Inc. is able to provide alternative methods of application for those who are unable to complete an online form.  Please contact accommodationrequests@mythics.com to arrange reasonable accommodations.  To read more about your rights, please visit the Department of Labor Disability Rights Fact Sheet here. For more information about Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination, please view the “EEO is the Law” Poster here.


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