Junior Unix Administrator

1 week ago(1/9/2018 11:32 AM)
Job ID
Infrastructure Support


About DMI

DMI, the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Washington DC area, with satellite offices around the world. Additional information is available at and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


About the Opportunity

DMI is seeking a full time Junior Unix Administrator to support a government client in Columbus, OH. Provides system administration of the UNIX/Linux/Solaris Operating Systems. Installs systems software/hardware products and provides maintenance to all servers. Provides performance monitoring, administers security, reviews and mitigates security findings. Must be able to support virtualization (ESXi, VMware), troubleshooting issues, backups and restores, infrastructure performance and monitoring tools, and some scripting.


Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Plan, install, build, manage, support, configure and test server infrastructure components and connectivity
  • Provide primary system administration including account and profile setup, configuration, and troubleshooting of the Linux and Unix environments and performance issues
  • Maintain server security in compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) and supporting vendor requirements
  • Perform 24x7 on call duties on a rotation basis with the other system administrators
  • Analyze Unix/ Red Hat Linux, Solaris, HP-UX systems, check processes and log files, and retrieve and review information contained within logs for troubleshooting
  • Monitor and troubleshoot backups, scheduled Cron jobs, and be able to monitor systems and processes and take proactive action
  • Provide consulting services and support for release package testing, installation and deployment of system software
  • Provide troubleshooting and technical support services for server infrastructure infrastructures
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the user of computing resources
  • Perform proactive capacity planning, including CPU and disk, for short term and long-term trend analysis, ensuring that all server infrastructure devices are monitored for capacity, availability, and stability.
  • Demonstrate the ability to time-manage and prioritize, take a proactive approach to improving services, and have an innovative and keen interest in learning new technologies
  • Analyzes user requirements and statistics to identify trends and resolve performance issues
  • Define and integrate current best practices (technical, security, process) in server infrastructure solution analysis and definition.
  • Coordinate regularly with management on solution plans and status


Education and Years of Experience: 

  • 0 to 2 years’ experience

Required Skills/Certifications:

  • Able to obtain Security+ CE certification within 30 days of accepting offer

Desired Skills/Certifications:

  • Unix+
  • Solaris

Physical Requirement(s):  Ability to lift 50 lbs


Additional Requirements: Being eligible to obtain Secret Clearance SSBI is required 


Location: Columbus, OH


Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.
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