Harris Corporation Linux Systems Administrator in Palm Bay, Florida

Linux Systems Administrator 10/3/18EngineeringUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20180406-25067


Linux Systems Administrator

Job Code: SIS20180406-25067

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

This position will be responsible for providing System Administrator support to customer-funded programs and internal research efforts within our Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) business unit of Harris Corporation.

Our intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions serve a broad array of government, civil and commercial customers by enhancing information superiority, contributing to our national security and providing actionable data for the protection of property and human life. We specialize in high-reliability airborne and space-based remote sensing payloads that offer active and motion imaging and data processing, exploitation and dissemination. We also provide solutions that map and monitor the earth for a variety of commercial and governmental users.

Learn more about the end to end solution we provide for government and commercial organizations here: https://bit.ly/2vTHv9C

Job Description:

  • System administrator for large scale processing systems.

  • The candidate will configure, update, monitor, secure, and deploy Redhat Linux (CentOS, etc) and virtual machine computing technologies.

  • The candidate should also be willing to be on call for maintenance of aforementioned systems.

  • Coordinate with other engineering personnel (software, quality, information assurance, others) for system troubleshooting.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.

  • An active TS Security Clearance

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • The candidate should have experience writing and scripting Linux installation, update, maintenance, and other associated procedures.

  • The candidate should have a firm grasp of Linux scripting languages such as Shell scripting, Perl, TCL, etc.

  • The candidate should have experience working with data center hardware such as routers, switches, firewalls, etc.

  • The ideal candidate will have current security certifications such as CompTIA Security+, others.

Security Clearances

Please be aware this position requires an active TS Security Clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

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LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay