Linux Systems Administrator/ISSO

    • Peraton
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 112,000.00 - 179,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Leadership
Nexus
Adobe AIR
SAFE
Management
Spring Framework
Operating systems
STIG
USB
Wireless communication
Cabling
Firewall
Backup
Data recovery
SCAP
ISSM
Auditing
Media
Policies
Business analytics
Business analysis
Mergers and acquisitions
Computer science
Computer engineering
Electrical engineering
IT security
Information Technology
Linux administration
Information systems
Microsoft Windows
Linux
Device drivers
Scripting
Unix
Shell
Dragon NaturallySpeaking
DNS
DHCP
SSL VPN
TCP/IP
Computer networking
Administration
Electrical wiring
Debugging
Switches
VLAN
Routing
Repair
Computer hardware
QEMU
Kernel-based Virtual Machine
VirtualBox
Virtualization
Communication
Supervision
DoD
Security+
Security clearance
GitLab
Docker
Network
Firewall administration
Perl
Python
SCA
Insurance
Financing

Job Details

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.
Responsibilities

This position is an integral member of the Peraton Labs information technology team with responsibilities to maintain information systems and their appropriate security posture. This individual shall have relevant working experience to perform Linux and Microsoft Windows system administration tasks and solid knowledge to manage the security aspects of an information system.

This position requires full time on-site work in the Silver Spring, Maryland office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Harden equipment running Linux, Microsoft Windows operating systems and network equipment per DoD STIG
Perform system and anti-virus tool updates regularly
Install, configure, and troubleshoot hardware, networking devices and software
Implement physical controls such as hardware and network seals/locks, removable disks, disable USB ports, ensure no wireless transmission mechanism on systems
Physically setup, cable, and power computers in classified and unclassified spaces for new programs or new computer additions; Activate network ports including patch network when needed; submit firewall rule change requests
Devise information system backup mechanism for program's specific requirements; perform system/date backup and archive logs according to security plan; exercise system and data recovery procedures regularly
Create custom solution or provide commercial tool recommendations to automate audits procedures where SCAP Compliant Checker lacks proper functions to support. Examples include automated log rotation, mechanism to alert audit process failures, or write shell scripts to detect inactive accounts.
Step in for ISSM to perform audit tasks as needed
Execute approved procedures for sanitizing and releasing system components and media
Maintaining a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.
Completing required trainings timely
Qualifications

Required Skills:

Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD
B.S. degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Security, or Information Technology - or equivalent applied experience
Must have 3+ years of hands-on experience in performing Linux system administration tasks including installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Linux information systems; Additional Microsoft Windows system administration experience is highly desirable
Experience in installing and troubleshooting Linux device drivers
At least 1 year of scripting experience in Unix shell
Solid understanding of networking protocols and concepts, such as DNS, DHCP, SSL, VPN, and TCP/IP
Basic network administration expertise for maintaining including wiring, changing configurations, adding/changing wiring, and connections to ports on switches, debugging, enable or disable switch ports, configure VLAN/VXLAN ports and IP routing
Hands-on experience in computer hardware maintenance, troubleshooting and repair (desktop and server) - examples include replace hard disk or solid-state disk, upgrade memory, correctly identifying compatible hardware parts
Have working experience in QEMU, KVM and/or VirtualBox virtualization solutions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to work successfully with limited supervision
Self-motivated to solve complex problems; ability to troubleshoot and analyze a problem independently
Possess a current DoD 8570.01 compliant certification for IAT Level II, e.g., Security+ with Continuing Education
U. S. Citizenship with an active TS clearance
Desired Skills:

Gitlab and Docker containers configuration experience
Network and firewall administration experience
Perl or Python programming experience Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

EEO
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

Benefits
At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Retirement
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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