Linux Engineer

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Linux Engineer

Job ID # 2020-10984

Direct Hire Opportunity

Location: Dulles, VA

Industry: Cyber Defense         

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 8 years


What You’ll Do:  

  • Apply current technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration of computer information systems and networks to maintain system security.
  • Work with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications, operating systems, networks and database products and technology.
  • Provide security engineering and integration services to internal customers.
  • Involved in a wide range of issues including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security, information security and privacy.
  • Develop security systems for any manual or automated systems environments.
  • Responsible for ensuring the protection of company data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.


What You’ll Need:

  • Required Skills:
    • Must have an active Secret Clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret with SCI eligibility
    • Must be able to obtain DHS program suitability prior to starting employment
    • Knowledge of Red Hat version 6 or 7 (rhel6/rhel7) with the ability to engineer, install, administer and maintain
    • Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
    • Experience analyzing and evaluating the security of new and existing IT systems and the procedures to protect information system assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, or destruction
    • Kernel infrastructure understanding in a Linux environment
    • Experience analyzing and evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of Information technology and security controls that are in place
    • Knowledge and understanding of operating systems, networks and services
    • Experience evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
    • Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.
    • Participate in 24x7 schedules with fixed shift and possible weekend support.
  • Desired Skills:
    • Experience with Apache web server configuration and management
    • Management, deployment and troubleshooting of Java and Tomcat applications
    • Apache
    • TomCat
    • NGINX
    • Satellite Server
    • Nagios
    • Kerberos/LDAP
    • SSL
    • IDM/Free IPA
    • Sourcefire
    • Puppet
  • Training/certification in any of the following strongly desired:
    • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
    • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)


*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 8+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Additional years of work experience may be substituted for a degree.


A Relocation Package may be available to qualified individuals.


Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.




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