Principal Linux Engineer

This position requires shift work (nights and weekends).

Required Skills:
•Must have an active Secret Clearance and be eligible to obtain a Top Secret with SCI eligibility. 
•Proficiency with configuration management using Ansible or Puppet
•Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
•Experience with Apache web server configuration and management
•Management, deployment and troubleshooting of Java and Tomcat applications
•Experience analyzing and evaluating the security of new and existing IT systems and the procedures to protect information system assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, or destruction.
•Experience analyzing and evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of Information technology and security controls that are in place.
•Knowledge and understanding of operating systems, networks and services.
•Knowledge of Red Hat version 6 or 7(rhel6/rhel7) with the ability to engineer, install, administer and maintain.
•Experience evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
•Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.
•Experience and/or familiarity with the following network protection devices: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis
•Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of best practices, trends related to information security
•Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
•Good communication skills including preparing and presenting results, findings and alternatives and influencing management decision making based on the best available data

Desired Knowledge and experience with any of the following:
• Apache/TomCat/NGINX
• Kerberos/LDAP
• IDM/Free IPA
• Docker
• Open Nebula
• Ambari
• Whois
• Sourcefire
• Puppet
• Satellite Server
• Nagios

Training/certification in any of the following strongly desired:
• Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
• Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

Required Education:
•Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience.
•A Master’s degree in a related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience
•Eight (8) years of experience (for a total of sixteen (16) or more years) may be substituted for a degree