Remote System Administrator


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.

Employer' 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
  • 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+ certification (required by start date)
  • CISSP or Security+ certification (required by start date)

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