Enterprise Red Hat / Linux Systems Administrator with a Top-Secret Clearance

Location – Fort Belvoir, VA with 25% domestic travel

Work Model: Onsite initial and Possible Hybrid later

Salary up to $120,000 with great benefits

Great management, project managers, and leads.

This stable and growing defense and commercial contractor whose mission to their customers, is to maximize productivity and fiscal responsibility while providing superior customer service.  They achieve this by building an excellent team of employees who work with and complement our customers’ needs and objectives.  Together, we work toward a mutual goal of efficiency as stewards of the U.S. Government and Commercial clients.


You will:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders and technical operation teams to analyze, develop, configure, test, integrate, and maintain all associated RHEL systems.
    • Develop and maintain efficient and scalable RHEL platform configuration management practices, services, and baseline configurations.
    • Execute needs assessments, and gap analyses, and develop associated solutions for RHEL platforms.
    • Deploy, configure, and maintain patches, configurations, upgrades, and applicable documentation for RHEL platforms.
    • Troubleshoot, isolate and resolve RHEL platform issues.
    • Implement, manage, and audit DISA STIGs and the remediation or mitigation of vulnerabilities associated with RHEL platforms and services.
    • Acts as one of the primary points of contact to provide RHEL platform support for application-associated systems and services.


  • BS degree in a related field, this can be substituted by work experience.
    • Required: 5+ years of experience.
    • Required: Fully adjudicated Top Secret clearance w/ TS/SCI eligibility.
    • Required Certifications: DoD 8570 IAT Level II (e.g., CompTIA Security+ CE)
    • Preferred Certifications: Red Hat (e.g., Red Hat Certified System Administrator/RHCSA), Oracle Certified Professional – Oracle Linux System Administrator/OCP – OLSA)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Adept in the exclusive use and navigation of the RHEL command line interface.
    • Holistic understanding of RHEL platform interactions with external applications, platforms, and services (e.g., Active Directory/LDAP integration, network file service protocols, Active Directory Certificate Services).
    • Intermediate RHEL 7 and 8 platform system administration skills and knowledge of the configuration of technologies and services provided.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and utilization of Ansible ad hoc and playbook executions.
    • Significant experience with the development and execution of shell scripts.
    • Basic knowledge and operation of Windows-based platforms, services, and applications.
    • Basic knowledge and operation of VMware vSphere 7 (or later).
    • Experience supporting: Appian Platform, Tenable Security Center + Nessus (ACAS), Trellix ESS (client-side), Puppet, Chef, IdM, and git repositories.
    • Intermediate experience with RHEL 7 and 8 platform system engineering and concepts (e.g., automation, orchestration, strategic planning).
    • Appreciation and understanding of DevSecOps concepts and practices.
    • Basic knowledge of SecurID RSA multifactor authentication RHEL client configurations.


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