• Linux System Administrator/Engineer

    Job Location USA-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/12/2018 12:12 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-34381
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    Category
    Cyber
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

    A TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain a Polygraph is required at time of hire. Candidate must be able to obtain the Polygraph within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

     

    DoD 8570 certification required

     

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7 experience
    • Experience deploying, operating, monitoring, patching, troubleshooting Linux Hosts
    • NFS, SAMBA, AD/LDAP integration, Web Servers, Tomcat, LVM, YUM, and Linux security hardening
    • Able to install Linux servers, troubleshoot hardware/software installation and basic networking issues
    • Basic familiarity with BASH Scripting, kickstart deployments
    • Basic familiarity with Red Hat Satellite Server technologies
    • Basic familiarity with configuring Storage Area Network connectivity over Fiber Channel

    DESIRED SKILLS:

    • Familiarity with Windows systems, VMWare, Hadoop, and Storage Area Networks, Big Data Analytical environments
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision
    • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, retain, and apply good interpersonal skills, and perform effectively under time pressure

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is seeking motivated candidates to join our insider threat detection, systems integration team. Our mission oriented team is responsible for the design, testing, deployment, maintenance, operation, and evolution of the systems directly supporting the insider threat detection program of a large government customer in the United States Intelligence Community (USIC). GDMS has an immediate opening on the team for a motivated Linux System Administrator/Engineer with an agile mindset who is up to date with the latest Linux features and best practices. This is a challenging yet rewarding position that provides an opportunity to leverage cutting edge technologies in pursuit of a vital mission that protects people, sensitive information/technologies, and the national security posture of the USIC.

     

    Core Responsibilities

    • Setting up and managing Linux systems, applications and environments and ensuring those systems comply with government security standards
    • Apache web server administration and configuration
    • Maintains High Availability infrastructure ensuring security compliances and high level performance while minimizing service interruption
    • Provide network systems securities through policy enforcement and monitoring access
    • Assists in the design of multi-server environments including IP address schemes, DNS, WINS etc
    • Troubleshooting network hardware and software applications, OS upgrades, and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services

    The majority of work will be performed in Chantilly, Virginia, which is located approximately 25 miles west of Washington D.C., near the Dulles International Airport. The selected Linux System Administrator/Engineer will support a 6+ year contract that General Dynamics recently secured.

     

     

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    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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