NANA Regional Corporation Linux Administrator (Security) in Reston, Virginia

Linux Administrator (Security)

Description

Tundra Federal provides agile, innovated and trusted information technology solutions to the Federal Government and Federal Integrators. Our capabilities allow customers to implement and evolve IT infrastructures to achieve, maintain and advance functionality, efficiency, security, and compliance.

As an SBA certified 8(a) Alaskan Native Corporation (ANC), Tundra Federal provides the Federal Government the avenue for streamlined and timely acquisition of mission critical services and solutions.

As an SBA certified 8(a) Alaskan Native Corporation (ANC), Tundra Federal provides the Federal Government the avenue for streamlined and timely acquisition of mission critical services and solutions.

Summary

Tundra Federal is looking to hire a linux administrator to join our team supporting one of our current government customers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and balance conflicting demands

  • Strong sense of professionalism, integrity and ethics

  • Ability to combine technical skills with an understanding of business needs to successfully protect assets

  • Experience assessing and hardening security configurations for operating systems, applications and services.

  • New system integration and coordination with engineering

  • Resource utilization analysis and performance tuning of servers & applications

  • Experience with virtualization technologies

  • Experience in the deployment, operation, maintenance, upgrading and troubleshooting/repair of cyber defense systems to include but not limited to: network components, servers, analyst workstations, CND associated hardware and software

Qualifications

Required:

  • Five plus (5 ) years of broad work experience including administration, engineering and security

  • Three plus (3 ) years of experience in security technology administration

  • CISSP, SANS GIAC, security , MCSE or equivalent certifications a plus

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Familiarity with SELinux

  • Knowledge of Bash scripting required, knowledge of another scripting language such as perl or python recommended (should be a separate line, not part of hardening)

  • Prefer familiarity with NIST 800-series (and related) guidance related to systems administration

  • US citizenship is required, clearance -Public Trust

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Desired:

  • Knowledge of Spacewalk, Redhat Satellite 5 and 6, Puppet or Chef (Software configuration management systems)

  • Knowledge of Zabbix, Nagios, OpenNMS, Solarwinds or Xymon (Network management systems)

  • Knowledge of LDAP or IPA (Identity management system)

  • Knowledge of OSSEC, AIDE, Tripwire or Snort (HIDS)

  • Knowledge of VirtualBox, Qemu/KVM or other non-VmWare virtual machine systems

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com .

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Reston

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: TUN00100