Job Description

Job Title: Systems Administrator (Linux)
Job ID: 4943
Location: Santa Monica
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular


Systems Administrator (Linux)

Overview of RAND

The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.

RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.  Our research is sponsored by government agencies, charitable trusts, and community nonprofits. In addition, we rely on philanthropic support to pursue visionary ideas; address critical problems that are under-researched; shape emerging policy debates; and devise innovative approaches for solving acute, complex, or provocative policy challenges. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.

Position Description

This position will work as an integral part of the Classified Information Technology Operations Team providing technical expertise in the support of RAND’s classified local area network services.  This position will operate and maintain various IT technologies including server operating systems, Cisco switches, VMWare, and network storage.

The range of duties and tasks for the Systems Administrator (Linux focus) position entail:


Education Requirements


Security Clearance

U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.


Santa Monica

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