Linux Systems Administrator

Linux, Systems, Management, Change Management, Computer, System, Security, CCNA, Networking, Firewall, Web, Python, Bash, Network, Performance
Full Time

Job Description

Solidus is searching for a Linux Systems Administrator with experience in modern Linux environments and strong understanding of system architecture and design. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing systems administration of Linux RHEL 7/8 servers, Red Hat Identity Management (IdM), and Red Hat Ansible Automation.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
- Design, configure, test, and deploy Linux servers throughout the enterprise (local and remote), as well as develop solutions for accessing and managing servers remotely
- Leverage automation tools, such as Ansible, to automate typical tasks such as server imaging, software deployments, and other routine day-to-day tasks
- Work closely with management and software developers to deploy new services and capabilities throughout the enterprise
- Maintain and upgrade storage devices
- Strong backup experience and proven ability to protect mission critical data
- Configuration of distributed environments, including NFS for storage
- Maintain, upgrade, and monitor existing Linux servers
- Provide regular status reports on systems and services throughout the enterprise
- Troubleshoot server, storage, network, performance, and user issues
- Apply security patches and harden systems to meet DoD requirements
- Maintain compliance with all Information Assurance (IA) requirements
- Work with the security team for reporting and verification of system security utilizing industry standard tools such as Auditd, Nessus, ACAS, and SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC)
- Participate in Change Management meetings
- Occasional travel and extended or off-nominal work hours may be required to support missions and remote site upgrades
- Provide user support, and work with vendors to resolve issues

Required Skills:
- US Citizenship and ability to obtain a Secret Clearance
- BS in Computer Science or related field and 5 years' experience or MS Computer Science and 2 years' experience
- Strong knowledge of Red Hat 7/8 Linux to include System Administration, Red Hat patch management, User Management, Security Requirements, Backup procedures, Disk and File Management
- Centralized account management (experience with Red Hat Identity Management or Free IPA server is a plus)
- Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security)
- Applied understanding of DoD STIG's and SCAP
- Must have Linux Certification or equivalent

Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in:
- Centralized Account Management
- SSH Server implementation, Linux Networking Configuration, Host Based Firewall, Web Server
- Scripting Experience: Python, Ansible, TCL or Bash
- DoD STIGs and SCAP
- Configure and Maintain a Number of Linux Systems Utilizing Scripting Languages and - Automation Tools
- Configure and Manage Centralized Logging and Audit Capabilities
- Enterprise Backup Solutions
- Linux Environment
- Linux Patch Management
- Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 & 8
- Strong Backup Experience and Proven Ability to Protect Mission Critical Data

Preferred Skills:
- Currently holds a Top Secret Clearance
- Scripting and Task Automation (e.g. server installation, patch management, configuration)
- Knowledge of Virtualization Technologies such as VMware or RedHat Virtualization
- Network support including SSH server implementation, Linux networking configuration, host based firewall, web servers
- PKI, Multi-Factor Authentication, and PIV Technologies
- Linux kernel, system tuning and performance analysis
- High Performance Computing Systems (rack mount, blade servers, etc.)
- Raritan KVM experience
- Experience with missile defense system elements such as C2BMC, THAAD, GMD, Aegis and/or AN/TPY2

Req ID: 4148

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Please Note: Solidus does not accept applications from agencies, 3rd party vendors, or applications with incomplete information.
Dice Id : 10121974
Position Id : 4148
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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