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Job #: R-00008413
Location: Fairmont, WV
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:
The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate opening for a talented Red Hat Engineer to be a key member of a team supporting DoD ABIS. This is an information technology system that supports identity superiority by providing the critical capability for warfighters to identify known or suspected terrorists and third country nationals in the course of military operations. DoD ABIS is the authoritative biometrics enterprise system that provides matching, sharing and storing of biometrics data. The capability can receive multi-modal biometrics submissions to include iris, face, palm and finger prints from biometrics collection devices, which will support the warfighter in making, retain, capture, or release decisions. By providing access and responding to requests the system has a direct impact on the availability of critical intelligence information that is of vital interest to DoD and other government agencies.

The roll will include providing technical expertise, support, guidance, and recommendations to design, deploy and support solutions for the Linux environment. This engineer should be well versed in network configuration, troubleshooting, and patching, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and server configuration.
  • Linux administration, systems documentation, systems performance monitoring, systems availability monitoring, system troubleshooting, and patching.
  • Perform system vulnerability management and remediation of systems.
  • Perform DISA STIGS on applicable systems.
  • Interface and coordinate with other teams and external users/organizations.
  • Satellite system management automation to deploy, scale and manage Red Hat infrastructure across physical and virtual environments
  • Demonstrated experience with server configuration management (infrastructure automation) tools (i.e. - Ansible, Puppet)
  • Experience supporting enterprise server hardware (Dell or HP)
  • Design and implement solutions for integration within client environments for various Red Hat products such as IdM (Identity Management), Satellite, RHV (Red Hat Virtualization), RHDS (Red Hat Directory Server), Ceph, etc.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services and automation
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Must possess demonstrable expertise in the Linux operating system (the majority of our products run on Enterprise Linux, either RHEL or CentOS) or Network engineering
  • Certifications:
    • Red Hat Certified Administrator
    • Red Hat Certified Engineer
    • Expertise in AWS Cloud Environments


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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