Five to 8 years of Unix system administration experience
Solid understanding of TCP/IP and Ethernet networking
Certified to work on military computer systems (DoD 8570.01-M)
Has strong inter-personal and communication skills: capable of training users in complex topics, making presentations to internal groups. Able to write intricate system and user documentation. Capable of writing and explaining purchase justifications.
Independent problem solving; self-directed, self-starting.
Very comfortable with most aspects of the Unix operating system: Solaris 10 administration experience, container/zone configuration and administration, paging/swapping, inter-process communication, devices and device driver fundamentals, file system concepts like inode and superblock.
Familiar with High Availability/clustering concepts and engineering
Familiar with fundamental networking/distributed computing environments and concepts. Can configure NFS and NIS, use nslookup or research to check information in the DNS.
Ability to write detailed scripts in at least one, preferably two administrative languages, (shell scripts, Perl, Tk).
Ability to perform most security audits, and protect the system against intrusion.
Must have secret clearance or eligible for Secret Clearance