Senior Linux Administrator


Senior Linux Administrator


Position Description:

  • CGI is at the forefront of innovation, and our Linux infrastructure plays a pivotal role in driving our success.
  • We're looking for a seasoned professional like yourself to help lead our Linux administration efforts, ensuring the reliability, security, and scalability of our systems.
  • This position requires strong knowledge of RHEL 7-8, with experience in STIG hardening and Ansible.
  • This position is located in our Lafayette, LA, Lebanon, VA, Belton, TX, Knoxville, TN or Fairfax, VA office; however, a hybrid working model is acceptable.
  • Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the Linux environment for the database team.
  • Development of user documentation and guidelines.
  • Development of presentation material.
  • Investigate, collaborate, and resolve production jobs and job failures.
  • Support weekend maintenance activities to apply changes during non-peak hours.
  • Provide input to continuous improvement of Linux Administration and Support.
  • Implement STIG hardening standard for required systems.
  • Utilize Ansible to manage client machines and automate processes.


Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Proficiency in Linux Patching/upgrading.
  • Proficiency with Linux commands and shell scripting
  • Proficiency with Linux troubleshooting
  • Proficiency with Ansible and Ansible Tower
  • Proficiency in High Availability and Disaster Recovery
  • Proficiency in Linux Performance Tuning
  • Proficiency in STIG hardening
  • Master's degree and 5+ years of experience in a training-related field or
  • Bachelor's degree and 7+ years of experience in a training-related field
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required:

  • Solid working knowledge of Azure
  • Experience supporting databases running on Linux.
  • Experience with working with Federal Government clients


  • Analytical Thinking
  • Server - Linux
  • System Administration

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: May 21, 2024
Application Deadline: July 22, 2024
Job Type: Full-time