• Senior Linux Systems Engineer

    Axient Eglin AFB, FL 32542

    Job #2275329691

  • Overview

    Axient is seeking a Senior Linux Systems Engineer to support our customer n Eglin AFB, FL.


    The qualified candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, automating, maintaining, and testing DecSecOps pipelines (applications and infrastructure) to ensure smooth, secure deployment of real-time simulation systems hosted in a Red Hat linux environment. Collaborates with a real-time simulation software development team to plan, develop operating system baselines and acts as a liaison to cybersecurity personnel. Troubleshoots real-time system deployment issues in test areas throughout the GWEF. Tracks and maintains IT/software configuration information. Assists in generating requirements and systems specifications for purchase of new real-time system hardware. Periodically mentors/guides Jr linux administrators.

    Essential Functions:

    • Build and install baseline system images and conduct technical refreshes as required

    • Capture customer requirements in order to provide technical solutions and sustainment plans

    • Implement and manage Virtual Server environments and Storage Area Networks

    • Performs operation and maintenance tasks related to Linux system administration in multi-system server environments

    • Maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems while working closely with cyber security to meet DoD requirements

    • Responsible for compliance with DoD Security and Technical Implementation Guidelines, Policies and Procedures

    • Install security patches on production, integration, and development systems and servers

    • Recommend and implement backup strategies to meet customer recovery point and time requirements

    • Focus on continuous improvement with an emphasis on customer service


    Education and Experience Qualifications:

    • Must be a US Citizen

    • Must hold an active Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret security clearance with last investigation within 6 years. Must be able to maintain required clearance.

    • Master's degree in Computer Science or other relevant field with 10 years of progressive, relevant experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education with government approval.

    • DoD 8570.01 IAT Level 2 certification required; preferred certifications include: RHCE and RHCSA

    • Experience with CI/CD software such as Jenkins, Bamboo

    • Experience with container build and deployment using Docker, Kubernetes

    • Experience with applications to identify software security vulnerabilities such as Fortify

    • Experience with CM tools such as git, Subversion, mercurial, Jira, Redmine, Team Foundation Server

    • Experience with Agile software development in a Linux environment

    • Experience with automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform

    • Extensive experience implementing and managing Virtual Server environments to include: VMware and Hyper-V

    • Strong background and understanding of Windows domain architecture, Active Directory, group policy, and systems/network security

    • Extensive experience scripting in C++,WindowsPowerShell, Python, bash, Ruby, etc

    • Exposure to creating/using DoD cloud environments. PlatformONE, CloudONE, AWS, FENCES

    • Experience with software testing frameworks such as googletest, others.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with customer interaction and presentation capabilities required

    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while being able to prioritize work to balance multiple projects and deadlines

    • Must be able to work effectively alone, unsupervised, or within a group

    • Must be willing to travel up to 5%.

    Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols

    Applicants for positions which require a US government security clearance or access must meet eligibility requirements to include US citizenship.

    This company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the EEOC. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or are a disabled veteran, and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our online application as a result of your disability, you have the right to receive assistance by calling us directly at ~~~ orclick here (~~~?subject=Application%20Help) to reach us by email. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other federal, state, or locally protected class.

    Axient LLC is a federal government contractor and must comply with applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols under Executive Order 14042.

    Job ID 2022-3988

    Posted Date 2 months ago (8/5/2022 2:21 PM)

    # of Openings 1

    Category Information Technology

    Location : Location US-FL-Eglin AFB

    Minimum Education Requirement Bachelor's

    Minimum Experience Requirement, Years 20

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