Linux Systems Engineer - Space Missions
Job DescriptionPeraton is seeking a Linux Systems Engineer in our Chantilly, VA office in support of various DoD and Intelligence Community programs. Peraton is a next generation national security company focusing on delivering the next breakthrough. Our teams are comprised of world class engineers who provide outstanding capabilities within the Space Domain that will leave lasting impacts on our clients and transform our industry. We use the most cutting-edge technology to provide innovative solutions as we tackle the most challenging obstacles head on by thinking differently and having a tremendous drive to succeed. Responsibilities: * Support the build-out and expansion of a cloud-based data processing environment. * Specifically deploy/update/configure Linux cloud instances, configure Amazon-based services, provide software installation and troubleshooting, support identity management, and perform system lockdown activities to meet customer requirements. * Support these activities on both bare metal and cloud-based resources. * Assist in the system planning and design for expansion of these resources to meet program needs. Required Qualifications: * You hold an active TS/SCI security clearance. * You hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or System Engineering, or related field. * You have operating System administration skills for Red Hat 7.x to include building systems up from bare metal, performing software package installation, operating system and application troubleshooting, and implementing security hardening. * You have continuous Integration experience, especially: automated configuration management tools (eg Ansible and Puppet), build tools (eg Git, Jenkins, Artifactory), and shell scripting (eg bash, python, ruby). Desired Qualifications: * Understand development methodologies, preferably Agile. * Have experience with Assurance and Accreditation (eg Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-53). * Have the ability to write/edit technical documents describing system configuration and security posture. * You are familiar with the following: * Red Hat Enterprise Linux security features (OpenSCAP, SELinux, Aide, journald, PAM, firewalld, etc.) * AWS services (ELB, S3, Security Groups, CloudTrail/CloudWatch, IAM, KMS, etc.) * Web application security Benefits: * An immediately-vested 401(K) * Rapid PTO accrual schedule and 10 federal holidays * Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage * Tuition reimbursement * Cross-training and professional development opportunities * The ability to influence major initiatives Work Location: Chantilly, VA We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law. ..