Linux Systems Admin 4 (TS/SCI) in Colorado Springs, CO US at Apex Systems

    Apex Systems
    Colorado Springs, CO 80915
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Apex Systems Inc., is immediately seeking a Linux Systems Admin (CSA 4) who is a self-starter, highly organized, has a strong drive for quality, and eagerness to learn/grow. This position will support an enterprise level government integrator, and offer a strong upside for growth within the organization.

    Client: Enterprise Government Integrator

    Location: Colorado Spring, CO

    Compensation: Competitive based on years of relevant experience & education

    Clearance: Must be able to maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance

    Description of Work:
    • Oversee daily maintenance, including performance monitoring, deployment of operating system patches and software upgrades, and configuration control of the network technical baseline.
    • Design, test, and implement secure Linux (RedHat) Servers
    • Utilize compliance tools (ACAS/Nessus/SCAP) and to implement security controls.
    • Document proper technical policies/procedures based on RMF, DCID 6/3 and ICD503 compliance requirements
    • Patch and upgrade to remove or protect from vulnerabilities
    • Assist with continued Windows and Linux integration projects
    • Develop customized solutions to customer/user requirements. Ensure hardware and software compatibility and project computer capacity and capabilities
    • Maintain and support virtualized environment using VMware
    • Work across disciplines to isolate issues between software, firmware, and hardware, between software and operating systems, between networks and applications, and between one-time events and recurrent systematic problems
    • Assist in troubleshooting and problem resolution on Linux systems - performance, health, configuration
    • Perform daily system checks, review and respond to events reflected in various management and monitoring tools
    • Conduct system audit reviews and perform maintenance functions as required to ensure system health
    • Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Active TS/SCI (CI-Poly highly preferred)
    • Bachelor's Degree with 9+ years of experience or 13+ years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree. Degree must be in a Software Engineering, Computer Sciences, Communication, Management Information Systems, or related field.
    • Must be DOD 8570 IAT Compliant; Security+, CCNA Security, GSEC, CASP, CISA, CISSP, GCIH
    • Certified with one of the following: RHCSA, RHCE, RHCA, RHCVA
    • Minimum of 6+ years of experience with Linux environments, to include hands on experience implementing, building out, and standing up server environments with RHEL v6 & 7
    • Must have in-depth experience implementing/utilizing Docker
    • Experience with compliance tools such as ACAS/Nessus/SCAP
    • Hands on experience standing up/implementing new Linux servers, as well as patching and performing upgrades to remove or protect from vulnerabilities in Linux environments
    • Experience in virtualized environments utilizing VMware, and working with
    • Understanding & some knowledge of Microsoft Windows server and desktop.
    • Knowledge of RMF OR DIACAP, as well as achieving an ATO in an DoD environment
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in larger government contracts supporting Airforce or Navy
    • Experience with Win Bind or Samba
    • Experience training junior team members
    • Any past Network Admin experience
    • Experience supporting Linux servers running Engineering functions (Mechanical, Civil, Thermal, Etc...)
    • Experience with Windows and Linux integration techniques
    EEO Employer

    Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

    Posting ID: 559413723Posted: 2020-06-03