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Linux Engineer - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Company: General Dynamics
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking anIT Engineer with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Microsoft Windows experience to join our team in support of a Federal Intelligence Agency contract. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the IT Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues.

Primary responsibilities include providing engineering and administrative support maintaining multiple large Enterprise environments. The supporting infrastructure includes multiple Microsoft based networks spanning multiple security enclaves within a hybrid (Windows & RHEL) operating environment.

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

System Engineeringduties includemanagement of both physical and VDI based Linux workstations and servers

  • Identify, design, and implement solutions using FOSS, COTS or GOTS products to enhance and meet customer requirements within the operating environment.
  • Troubleshoot user, workstation and application functionality, performance, andincident resolution for Linux based applications
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolve incidents with both short-term workarounds and long-term solutions
  • Provide remote end user support and remotely work with and train geographically disperse Tier 2 and Tier 3 team members
  • Communicate effectively (in oral and written form) with a variety of individuals and team members in both small and large team environments
  • Willingness to participate in special projects as needed

    • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
    • 10+ years of related systems administration experience
    • TS/SCI with Polygraph is required.
    • Candidate must possess an appropriate and current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE Certification is the preferred certification. In addition, candidate must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Training within six (6) months of Hire Date.

      Successful candidates are expected to have related experience and knowledge/understanding of:
      • Linux Operating systems as a server or desktop such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7/8, CentOS 6/7/Stream, Scientific Linux, Fedora, Oracle Linux, Rocky Linux, Alma Linux, etc.
      • Integration and experience with Kerberos Authentication concepts and/or Microsoft Active Directory domain joined servers and workstations is a plus (SSSD, WinBind, etc.)
      • Strong understanding of DNS, DHCP and LDAP in a Windows or Linux environment
      • Operating system deployment and Configuration Management via Satellite and/or Ansible Tower
      • Application Troubleshooting such as Firefox, Chrome, Java and/or Citrix based virtual applications such as Outlook, Excel, Word,
      • Understanding of SMB/CIFS and NFS file sharing protocols
      • Linux scripting (Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash)
      • Understanding of ServiceNow, NETS or other ticketing process
      • DoD STIG hardening
      • ITIL v3 or higher

        The following knowledge/skill set is not required but is a plus:
        • Gnome desktop environments
        • Ability to create and deploy Ansible roles and playbooks
        • Github or Gitlab
        • Anaconda Kickstart
        • Red Hat Satellite or Foreman/Katello
        • CUPS print server
        • RPM package repositories
        • Demonstrated ability to build an RPM package
        • Windows 10, Server 2012/2016/2019
        • PowerShell
        • Virtualization Environments (VMware, Citrix)
        • Cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
        • Profile management utilizing the VMware User Experience Management (UEM) toolset
        • Containerization (Docker, Podman)
        • Microsoft Exchange
        • Telephone/Video support
        • Networking
        • Web Proxy Configuration (PAC files, etc.)
        • Dell/EMC Isilon and Netapp storage appliances
        • Experience with monitoring tools like SCOM, Zabbix or Nagios
        • Familiarity with site specific customer and mission
        • Willingness to travel


          About Our Work

          We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

          COVID-19 Vaccination

          GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

          GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics, Chantilly , Linux Engineer - TS/SCI with Polygraph, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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