Linux Systems Administrator


Full-Time  |  Cyber / Intelligence  |  Herndon, VA

Barbaricum is a rapidly growing government contractor providing leading-edge support to federal customers, with a particular focus on Defense and National Security mission sets. We leverage more than 13 years of support to stakeholders across the federal government, with established and growing capabilities across Intelligence, Analytics, Engineering, Mission Support, and Communications disciplines. Founded in 2008, our mission is to transform the way our customers approach constantly changing and complex problem sets by bringing to bear the latest in technology and the highest caliber of talent.
Headquartered in Washington, DC's historic Dupont Circle neighborhood, Barbaricum also has a corporate presence in Tampa, FL and Dayton, OH, with team members across the United States and around the world. As a leader in our space, we partner with firms in the private sector, academic institutions, and industry associations with a goal of continually building our expertise and capabilities for the benefit of our employees and the customers we support. Through all of this, we have built a vibrant corporate culture diverse in expertise and perspectives with a focus on collaboration and innovation. Our teams are at the frontier of the Nations' most complex and rewarding challenges. Join us.
Barbaricum seeks a Linux Systems Administrator to join a team of IT professionals, developers, and engineers supporting a classified program within the Department of Defense and Intelligence Communities. This position will be responsible for maintaining the smooth and secure operation of various systems, serving as a first line of defense against threats impacting the efficiency and security of servers. The ideal candidate will leverage their experience to track monitoring alerts, resolving outages and recording lessons learned to mitigate against future issues.


  • Active DoD TS/SCI Clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in technology-related field desired
  • 2+ years of relevant applied technical experience
  • Demonstrated experience administering Linux-based systems and hardening operating systems
  • Ability to efficiently troubleshoot server hardware failures and replace components
  • Experience patching and configuring in large-scale environments
  • Understanding of database configuration and web server technologies