Linux Systems Administrator in Herndon, VA

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5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Maxar is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to provide the management of numerous LINUX-based virtual machines across several security domains in support of custom software development, testing, and deployment to customer systems. You will work closely with software/product development teams and customers to elicit, analyze, and verify new requirements and enhancements. Additionally, this position will be supporting several programs that develop high fidelity, predictive analytics, physics-based software for various ground, sea, air and space domain systems.Responsibilities:

  • - Setup, configure and maintain various LINUX servers to support development, test, integration, and operational software threads
  • - Work with development teams to design, implement, and maintain continuous integration environment for several projects across multiple networks.
  • - Support security with VM hardening, patching, auditing, new software requests, and other security requirements
  • - Track and manage internal and external software licenses
  • - Manage Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Bit Bucket, Confluence) in support of software and system engineering

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to obtain a CI polygraph.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with the administration and distribution of Linux systems (preferably RHEL and CentOS at a minimum)
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline. 4 additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Proficient in creation and management of VMWare-based virtual machines
  • Experience installing, configuring, maintaining, monitoring and troubleshooting Linux servers, either physical (bare metal) or virtual (VMWare or equivalent)
  • Experience in hardening Linux systems based on DISA STIGs requirements or similar hardening regulations.
  • IC/DoD security experience to include auditing, virus scanning, and IAVA resolution
  • Offline system patching (such as RPM)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Solid general network knowledge (TCP/IP, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, NFS)
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS) management and deployment
  • Experience configuring and deploying web containers/apps (J2EE)
  • Preferred the applicant has experience and active certifications that meet the ICD 503 guidelines for system administration
  • Installation, configuration, and management of Windows-based development tools
  • Installation, configuration, and management of PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with Shell (Bourne, Korn, Bash, csh, etc.) scripting, or scripting in Perl or Python
  • Experience with network storage technologies (S3, block, and object)
  • Experience with log management, syslog, SIEM, etc
  • Experience with HPC and GPU architectures.
  • Familiarity with cross-security domain solutions