System Administrator Remote


Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cyber-security? Are you a systems administrator ready to step into the cleared space? Parson's works on top level cyber-security for national defense programs and is hiring experienced system administrators with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Parsons' extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your advanced technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our system administrators to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full-stack as we continue to push security forward.

Maintenance of information security continuous monitoring software suite & Linux. This includes installing/updating and QA-testing & troubleshooting.

Responsibilities include:

Network architecture and design of enclave

Software and hardware installation and management

Maintaining systems security per DoD policy and industry best practices

Researching and reviewing hardware and software solutions

Working effectively with the team's software developers to meet their needs

Supporting and coordinating with sites' security managers, users, and onsite personnel

Required Experience/Skills:
Networking: Strong troubleshooting skills and experience with ssh, IPv4 & IPv6, DNS
Candidates with 4+ years of experience will be considered in lieu of having a BS degree.
Security: Linux hardening, PKI, SSL, firewalls
System Administration: Strong Linux system administration experience
Operating Systems: Linux (RedHat/CentOS preferred)
Virtualized environments (VMware or similar)
Configuration management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt or similar)
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Strong time-management skills
Preferred Experience/Skills:
DoD/FISMA/NIST computing & networking security
VMware and KVM
SAN storage
Puppet Enterprise
RPM building/packaging
Web server management (apache or similar)
Database management (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)
Scripting (bash, python, perl)
Windows and OSX system administration
Kerberos, SSO
Other Requirements:
US Citizenship and US residency
Active DoD security clearance, Secret or higher
RedHat System Administrator or Linux+ certifcation (required by start date)
CISSP or Security+ certification (required by start date)

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