Linux Administrator in Springfield, MO at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 5/15/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2020
  • Job ID:
    20-00777

Job Description


Position: Linux Administrator
Work locations: Dulles, Arlington, VA & Pensacola, FL
Salary: $110-$145K
Clearance: Secret with capabilities to obtain TS/SCI

Required Skills: Must have an active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret with SCI eligibility. Must be able to obtain Client program suitability prior to starting employment.

  • 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


Desired Skills:

  • Kerberos/LDAP
  • SSL
  • IDM/Free IPA
  • Docker
  • Open Nebula
  • Ambari
  • Whois
  • Sourcefire
  • Puppet
  • Satellite Server
  • Nagios
  • Apache/TomCat/NGINX

Training/certification in any of the following strongly desired:

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

A Linux Engineer applies current technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration of computer information systems and networks to maintain system security. Works with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications, operating systems, networks and database products and technology. Provides security engineering and integration services to internal customers. Involved in a wide range of issues including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security, information security and privacy. Develops security systems for any manual or automated systems environments. Responsible for ensuring the protection of company data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.

Required Education (including Major):

  • B.S/B.A and 8 years of related work experience.
  • Masters degree with 6 years of related work experience
  • Professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com