Are you someone concerned with the security of our nation? Are you driven to protect and serve? Are you skilled in cyber defense? Then Leidos is the place for you. We are ensuring our nation’s security in a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security. Our partnership focuses on the DHS Security Operations Center (SOC) Support Services Program where we provide around the clock cyber support focusing on some our nation’s toughest threats.
Leidos has an need for a talented Linux Systems Engineer to join our team
to support a federal customer within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Security Operations Center (SOC).
Primary responsibilities include all aspects of the product development life cycle – creating, implementing, and supporting new product features and capabilities; improving data processing methods; monitoring and tracking system performance via metrics; managing system access control and security; and systems support including maintenance items such as patching. The Linux Systems Engineer will establish and maintain pre-production environments and will assist in developing and implementing a plan to migrate existing applications from the physical server infrastructure to the enterprise level C2S platform. They will also be responsible for helping to support Linux/UNIX machines, VMWare hosts, and EC2 instances in a hybrid computing environment.
Clearance: Must currently possess a Top Secret with SCI eligibility. In addition to clearance requirement, all DHS personnel must have or obtain a DHS EOD.
BS in IT related field or higher and 8 years’ experience or a Masters Degree and 6 years of related experience. A combination of additional years of experience and IT/ cyber certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
- 5 years of Linux Administration experience
- 3 years of networking experience, preferably in CISCO switches
- Must have at least one high level certification such as: RHCA, RHCE, CISSP, CASP, CEH, GCIH, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCNP/CCNP Sec, or ECSP.
- Demonstrated experience with Linux system administration and engineering
- Experience with Linux CentOS 7 and Red Hat 7
- Demonstrated experience managing backup and recovery and systems and data.
- Demonstrated experience with configuration build support and documentation
- Knowledge and/or experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure,VMware and/or other virtualization platforms.
- Demonstrated ability to identify complex problems, evaluate options and identify viable solutions.
- Scripting experience
- Experience with security standards, processes and tools
- Python experience highly desirable
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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