Sys Admin (Linux) with Security Clearance


John Galt Staffing

The Enterprise Technology and Tools (ETT) Team provides resources to assist with compliance execution, reporting, and vulnerability-remediation activities. These services are offered across the Laboratory through the ISD Embedded System Administrator (ESA) Group. In addition, the ETT Team is responsible for the overall operation of monitoring tools. Such tools include SolarWinds, the Laboratory’s IT service management (ITSM) tool (Footprints), and the Laboratory’s central visibility tool-BigFix. The Linux Systems Administrator will demonstrate a strong understanding of Linux operating systems including both workstation and server varieties while supporting the Laboratory’s enterprise classified computing infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a solid background with Linux to include the underlying systems and services that support them. These systems and services would include but are not limited to file sharing, Satellite, Ansible Automation Platform, multi-factor authentication, disk encryption and patching. This candidate will also possess some background with DevSecOps concepts (artifact repository, container registries, scanning and platforms, etc.) and tools (Sonatype Nexus, JFrog Artifactory, Prisma Twistlock, RHEL OpenShift, etc.) As part of this role the individual will need to demonstrate proficiency, applying STIGs (full and benchmark), understand how to use DISA’s SCC Tool and STIG Viewer and how to evaluate systems for STIG compliance. Required Minimum:
•Utilizing Satellite to support Linux systems
•Package development and deployment (rpm, yum, dnf)
•Supporting RHEL 7/8 workstation and server
•Experience with bash/shell, Python and perl scripting
•Understanding of Linux troubleshooting to include the boot process, Kickstart building, systems, monitoring of system resources, kernel tuning, system performance troubleshooting, system calls and tracing
•Experience configuring storage for Linux systems (LVM, file systems, RAID, storage encryption, SAN, NAS and NFS)
•Strong overall network skills (package captures, NIC latency tuning, route tables and tracing, subnetting, firewall/iptable, TCP/UDP/IP protocols)
•Ability to work independently toward delivery of goals as well as collaborate in team efforts
•Excellent customer service skills
•Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
•Demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies and disciplines quickly
•Security+ certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment
•Bachelor’s of Computer Science or relevant technical field of study Preferred:
•Experience utilizing Ansible Automation Platform to support Linux systems
•Experience supporting DevSecOps environments.
•Experience supporting software deployment on Linux
•Experience supporting cloud infrastructure. Preferably in classified environments but public domain experience is also beneficial
•Experience with the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) process and maintaining an inspection ready environment.

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