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Linux Systems Admin / Engineer (Linux / RHEL)

Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Posted: 03/16/2023 Industry: IT Job Number: 46698

Job Description

Kavaliro has partnered with an aerospace & defense organization in Colorado Springs, CO seeking an Linux Systems Admin/Engineer.

Linux Systems Admin / Engineer (Linux / RHEL)
Must hold Top Secret clearance prior to start

Position Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate all aspects of Windows and/or UNIX/Linux systems in operations, engineering, analysis, and test environments.
  • Develop and maintain SBSS/Red LAN hardware and software resources within mission objectives for routine and non-routine operations. Perform data collection on equipment, including GFE.
  • Install, configure, and fix applications and software.
  • Perform system and user account maintenance.
  • Implement, test, and assess cyber security configuration of Windows and Linux servers in a Risk Management Framework environment.
  • Install, analyze, test, and implement cyber security patches and hardening.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and optimize system performance.
  • Support telephone and physical recall for system anomalies as the need arises.
  • Perform system backup and restore tasks.
  • Resolve operating system issues.
  • Provide system administration support and assistance for development systems.
  • Build, cyber-harden, and configure systems.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance activities.
  • Document maintenance actions.

This position is expected to be 100% onsite. This position requires an active/current Top-Secret U.S. Security Clearance, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartment Information (TS/SCI) security clearance and program access (post-start). (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.).

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • 10 years of experience in System Administration or Network Administration
  • 10 years of experience with UNIX/Linux
  • 5 years of experience with centralized services to include Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Domain Name Services (DNS), and System/File recording for system failure recovery (resiliency) (back-ups).
  • 3 years of experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) process for identifying, implementing, assessing, and managing cybersecurity capabilities.
  • One or more current DoD 8570 IAT, Level II Certification: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, CND, SSCP, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CCSP.

    Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • 5 years of experience with scripting with Power Shell, Bash, or Python
  • 5 years of experience with configuration management in Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Linux Certification: Red Hat Certified Engineer, Red hat System Administrator, or Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)

Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.

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