Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America
JOB #R2001117

Linux/Elastic Systems Administrator

As a Linux/Elastic Systems Administrator you will configure, integrate, and support internal network environments. The type of underlying components that support the infrastructure typically include Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

The Linux/Elastic Systems Administrator performs IT functions such as design, analysis, evaluation, testing, debugging and implementation of applications programs supporting company business processes and operations. Analyzes, acquires, modifies and supports operating systems, database or utilities software. Plans, conducts and directs the analysis of business problems to be solved with automated systems. Analyzes, designs, acquires and implements projects for LAN and/or WAN systems. Plans, designs, acquires and implements telecommunications voice/wire systems. At higher job levels, may contribute to the development, testing, evaluation or design of system or infrastructure architecture used throughout the IT solution set.

Key Responsibilities:

Contribute to the design of existing and future platforms

Effectively and efficiently troubleshoot the system and the infrastructure that supports it

Routinely interact with software developers and data teams

Provide input to develop performance/security management of the platform 

Basic Qualifications:

SCI required

BS or MS in IT or equivalent degree

6 or more years working experience with systems administration on Linux, UNIX, ideally RHEL

Understanding of AWS including RDS MySQL, Elastic Beanstalk, S3+Cloudfront, EC2

Experience with VMware

Experience with basic networking 

Fundamental knowledge of cloud technologies

DOD 8570 Compliance, or the ability to quickly obtain and maintain active security certifications:  CEH, DFR, CySA+, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, or SCYBER) and IAT II (CCNA, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Sec+, or SSCP

Preferred Skills/Experience: 

Certificates for Linux, VMWare, Apple


Bash scripting

Familiarity with DoD/Army IT policies and regulations

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Colorado Client Office (CO88)

Systems Engineering

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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