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The KeyW Corporation Linux Applications Administrator in White Salmon, Washington


KeyW has an immediate need for a Linux Applications Support Administrator to support our mission critical customer in Washingtion, Dc. Qualified candidates must possess a Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a polygraph.

As member of the Application Support team the individual is responsible for providing support to applications, application systems, external data flow, and related infrastructure.Ensuring continual operations are stable, at peak performance and application health.Responding to and troubleshooting issues that arise or escalating as necessary.

This also includes performing manual application tasks, software deployments and working with the user community.

Selected candidate will get hands on experience with Linux, Application servers such as JBOSS, databases such as Oracle in addition to learning all the various mission critical applications.


  • Essential Job Functions - Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes

  • Execute weekly and monthly operations and maintenance

  • Gather additional information on tickets submitted for application issues

  • Work closely with other team members to expand knowledge and understanding of data flow between applications Assist with application deployments

  • Monitor, troubleshoot and understand external partner connections

  • Work as part of a team but also being able work independently to resolve issues

  • Write and maintain documentation that relates to process and procedures used as part of performing regular tasks - Role supports coverage until 6:30pm.

  • Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation to support after-hours/weekend issues as needed


A Bachelors and at least 8 to 12 years of experience in basic Linux Systems Administration

Desired: Experience with LINUX/UNIX command line

Ability to write and/or debug shell scripts


Active Top Secret Clearance, SCI Eligibility and willing to sit for poly

KeyW EEO Statement

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

ID 2019-19798

# of Openings 1

Posted Date Information Technology

Job Locations US-WA-White Salmon