Linux System Engineer with Top Secret clearance

Job Title: Linux System Engineer with Top Secret clearance
Requisition ID: 16006BO
Job Category: Systems Services
Job Type: Regular
Primary Location: USA-VA: VIRGINIA-ARLINGTON
Schedule: Full-time
Remote Work Authorized: No
Relocation Assistance: Not Available
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Clearance Level: TS/SCI
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Date Oct 27, 2016
Description
Is Cybersecurity your niche? Well this just may be the job for you! The National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS) is an integrated system of intrusion detection, analytics, intrusion prevention, and information sharing capabilities that are used to defend the Federal Executive Branch's IT infrastructure from cyber threats. NCPS is housed within the Network Security Deployment (NSD) Division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
CSRA provides NSD with operations and maintenance support to sustain NCPS cybersecurity capabilities.
We are currently seeking an experienced Linux Engineer with hands on knowledge of Red Hat in Arlington, VA. This position requires the chosen candidate to have an active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.
Essential Job Functions
Designs and develops highly complex, integrated solutions to meet business requirements or enhance performance.
Performs and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons for large scale projects to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations. Measures feasibility of various approaches and makes recommendation(s). Ensures adherence to model created and overall budgetary guidelines.
Recommends moderately complex systems investment(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, and systems management/life cycle issues.
Provides escalated, highly complex technical support to customers by investigating and resolving systems-related matters of significance; provides support telephonically and/or electronically.
Plans, conducts and oversees the technical aspects of projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of the complex system requirements and problems. Develops training tools and documentation; oversees implementation of same.
Reviews literature, patents and current practices to support business requirements and/or new industry technology. Prepares reports regarding new technology to communicate to appropriate personnel.
Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.
Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
Four or more years of experience in systems engineering, software engineering, operating systems programming or naval architecture
Experience working with computer hardware, operating system software and desktop applications with a specific concentration in one or more areas
Experience working with one or more structured programming languages
Experience working with design principles and applications
Red Hat Linux ver. 6.x
System hardening, vulnerability remediation, and DISA STIGs,
Scripting skills (e.g., Perl, Python, shell, BASH scripting)
Network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH)
VMWare 6
Other Qualifications
Strong communication skills to communicate systems proposals to management and customers and provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems
Strong organization skills to prioritize work, balance and lead complex projects
Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, subordinates, and team members
Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
Ability to integrate complex hardware and software systems
Ability to work independently and as part of a global team
Apache, TomCat
Kerberos
IDM
Puppet/Satellite Server
Nagios/Ops View
SPLUNK
Big Data Solutions (IBM PureData/Netezza, Big Insights)
Java
RHEL 7
Strong communication skills to communicate systems requirements with customers and team members.
Strong organization skills to prioritize work, while balancing and leading complex projects.
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members.
Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
Flexibility to work in a high-paced, evolving environment.
CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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