This position provides Linux Systems administration support for all equipment, servers, and appliances for C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC). Beyond advising and guiding technical matters, this position is tasked with project execution for the evaluation of new technologies for life cycle replacement and potential future use. The position also requires the candidate to resolve issues within the SBNAB infrastructure as well as provide guidance on day to day monitoring and maintenance of the SBNAB infrastructure.
The candidate will establish and implement standards for computer operations for compatibility between hardware and software. The candidate will schedule, plan and perform system upgrades. The candidate will collaborate, support, and offer advice to the customer in technical matters related to the organization's overall mission.
Coordinate with local change and control boards and provide installation, configuration, engineering, administration, and accreditation documents/diagrams for the infrastructure life cycle replacements upgrades, enhancements, and new technology deployments
Coordinate with Operations and Engineering and provide technical support for all in-line devices to include Taps, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS), Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS), and other in-line devices impacting the security monitoring of networks
Create and update infrastructure and rack elevation diagrams
Maintain Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) compliance on all security devices
Develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
Monitor, organize and work collaboratively in a technological environment to support an established collaborative work environment
Lead systems engineering efforts for new system development efforts or critical system enhancements and patches engineering and configuration management processes
Promote and drive research and implementation of automation and process efficiencies
Assigns configuration and authorization of directory services.
Develops and implements network system backups.
Maintains security and patch updates.
Build, configure and maintain a wide variety of Red Hat based operating systems within a very diverse environment. Support clustered computing, web servers, intrusion detection, databases and more.
Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience (4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
An understanding of current threats and trends present in the Information Security and Technology field.
Advanced knowledge of network/systems technologies and protocols
Candidate must possess an active TS/SCI, or a Top Secret clearance with a current SSBI, and be eligible to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
DoD 8570 IAT level I or higher certification prior to starting
Working knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols
Comfortable scripting or writing code in Python, bash, PowerShell, or other popular and common language to perform daily tasks or configuration management
Proficient in using Linux command line interfaces
SIEM or Server/OS administration certification
Must be available for on-call support, as required
Demonstrated knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management
Ability to both create and understand network topology and rack elevation diagrams
Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills
Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts
Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.
Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.
Deep technical understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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