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Lockheed Martin Unix Systems Administrator in Greenbelt, Maryland

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Support program development projects – design, develop, implement, test.

• Participate in the implementation, maintenance, and support of information technologies

• Schedule and perform installations and upgrades to OS/COTs, software, and database packages in accordance with established IT policies and procedures

• Coordinate the overall integration on new development systems as they transition to operations

• Manage appropriate software solutions to ensure server data integrity, monitoring and tuning the system to achieve optimum performance level, monitoring security alerts and application systems, and working with other staff to ensure that all appropriate patches are applied in an automated and timely fashion

• Perform daily systems administration and help desk tasks in Unix, Solaris, and Linux environments, to include monitoring, maintaining, and troubleshooting physical and virtual systems

• Apply cybersecurity standard methodologies to ensure high compliance status is met

• Perform testing and verification after software installs are complete

• Solve any issues related to these software installs

• Maintain and develop documentation as necessary

• Perform periodic COTS assessments to determine continued compliance, usage, and needs

• Fix any issues and provide support across the Information System

• On call support for mission operations (24x7) rotating with other team members on a two weekly rotation. Project will provide mobile devices.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin fosters an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:




•Paid time off

•Work/life balance

•Career development

•Mentorship opportunities

•Rewards & recognition

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. You 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.

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience with Solaris and Redhat Linux Operating System

• Experience with software scripting (Unix shell)

• Experience implementing cybersecurity lockdowns

• Experience with Unix backup and recovery

• Experience in RAID configurations, Oracle ZFS preferred

• Experience in server virtualization in the Oracle Solaris environment

Desired Skills:

• Understand networking (TCP/IP) configuration in a Unix environment

• Experience installing COTS products in a Unix environment

• Experience with Java/JavaScript, SQL and HTML coding

• Experience using Oracle database



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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