python | Senior Linux Systems Engineer in Fort George G Meade, MD

Senior Linux Systems Engineer

  • Leidos
  • $118,330.00 - 181,840.00 / Year *
  • 6910 Cooper Ave
  • Fort George G Meade, MD 20755
  • Full-Time
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Job Description:
Leidos Defense and Intelligence Group is seeking a Linux System Engineer to support our DISA Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) team in Scott AFB, IL. We are presently hiring several resources across through locations: Ft Meade, MD; Montgomery AL and Fort Meade, MD. You must hold an active Secret Clearance to qualify.
In this role you will:
Support the development, testing, deployment, documentation and maintenance of the Linux infrastructure within the JRSS architecture.
Provide tier 2/3 operations support for JRSS Linux systems.
Implement, test and evaluate upgrades, perform patching, STIG'ing, and troubleshoot system issues.
Support the design, development, test, and deployment of the JRSS Linux based systems as required for new or upgraded functionality.
Develop documentation as required to operationalize new or updated capabilities. Deploy systems into production.
BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent Work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
You must hold an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret per program requirements
You must hold a current IAT II 8570 Certification (Security+ce or CISSP preferred)
Required Qualifications
Very good understanding of Linux Server design, configuration and administration
Scripting experience
Significant experience administering Linux servers
Experience with Puppet
Experience with NFS, NTP, Syslog, RHEL Linux, Satellite
Experience with DISA STIGs
DoD 8570 certification
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with Active Directory and LDAP
Good understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc.)
Ability to write scripts to complete repetitive tasks using open source programming languages such as Shell script Python, Bash, Ruby, and/or Perl
Familiarity with RDBM systems such as Oracle
Virtualization technologies including RHEV, VMware, vSphere, or Citrix Xenserver
Good understanding of ports and protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, NFS)
Experience with network storage such as SAN and NAS, specifically HP and EMC products
External Referral Eligible

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.