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Spinvi RHEL Linux System Administrator/Engineer in North Charleston, South Carolina

Spinvi is hiring an RHEL Linux System Administrator / Engineer for a NIWC contract to deliver virtualization engineering, cloud engineering, systems engineering, software engineering, system administration, configuration management, cybersecurity, training curriculum development, technical support, test and evaluation, lifecycle logistics, and sustainment for a program in support of the Program Executive Office (PEO) Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4I) Program Office, Acquisition Program Office PMA268, Program Management Warfare (PMW) PMW790, PMW160, PMW150, PMW120 & NAVY INFORMATION FORCES (NAVIFOR) for Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic (NIWC Atlantic) and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat, and Intelligence (C5I) stakeholders.


  • Engineering new Linux based services

  • Sustain existing array of RHEL 6.x-7.x virtual nodes

  • Support system architecture design and implementation efforts

  • Manage forward and reverse proxies

  • Managing accounts and network rights

  • Managing systems resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability

  • Implementing security procedures and tools

  • Developing and documenting systems administration standard operating procedures

  • Resolving significant hardware/software interface and interoperability problems

  • Ensuring systems availability, functionality, integrity, and efficiency; maintaining systems configuration

  • Managing the installation and integration of system fixes, updates, and enhancements

  • Ensuring the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices


Required Skills:

  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of RHEL based systems

  • Experience maintaining compliance of RHEL based systems using STIGS or CIS

  • Understanding of essential network services such as DNS, SMTP, NTP, IMAP, and SNMP

  • Day to day support operations maintaining security patches on all RHEL based systems

  • Day to day support operations providing configuration updates to meet user requirements on all RHEL systems and services

  • Experience with Containers, RedHat Kubernetes platforms

  • Understanding of Linux based Networking

  • Knowledge of syslog collection

Highly Desired Skills (considered a plus):

  • Experience with chassis/blade/storage system hardware configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Experience with VMware virtual environments

  • Experience with the Puppet Labs

  • Familiarity with Splunk architecture and best practices


  • Five (5) years of hands on experience as a Linux (primarily RHEL) Administrator performing the installation, testing, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Linux based systems.

  • Experience with user account management and associated DoD security practices

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) or equivalent experience in Unix/Linux systems administration


  • 8570 IAT Level II Certification and CND Infrastructure Support


  • Up to 10% Travel May be required


  • Minimum: Possess a high school diploma or GED;

  • Preferred: BS degree in Engineering, Physical Science or Computer Science.

Additional Information:

  • Authorized to view audit records on Central Log Server

  • Authorized to administer all DNS Servers and all zones


  • Long Term Disability

  • Basic Life Insurance

  • Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Direct Payroll Deposit

  • Leave Accrual

  • Holidays

Optional Benefits

  • Short Term Disability

  • Additional (Voluntary) Life Insurance

  • Additional (Voluntary) AD&D Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Medical Coverage

  • Dental Coverage

  • Vision Care Plan

  • Flexible Spending Account Plan

  • Online Training

  • AFLAC Supplementary Insurances

AAP/EEO Statement

Spinvi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Spinvi does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Spinvi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Spinvi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Spinvi expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Spinviā€™s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.