Linux Administrator / Hardening / Security - Secret Clearance
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

Job Description

Linux Administrator / Hardening / Security - Secret Clearance
Location: Fairfax, VA 22033
Duration: 6-12 months, then potential direct hire
To qualify for this position...
  • You must be a US Citizen
  • You must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance
You are a master of Linux Systems who can do Linux Admin magic, and implement all the goodies for hardening systems and all the related security methods. About 90% of our environment is Linux-based.
You know a decent amount of Windows Admin, too. And, you know about hardening and handling security issues with Windows, too.
You're a friendly, positive-can-do attitude person, who knows how to get things done. You know how to isolate and resolve issues quickly, and you keep great documentation about your efforts.
There are many things that you'll be doing. Here are some examples...
  • Responsible for continuing the system design vulnerable to emerging requirements in security, system operations, and maintenance issues
  • Monitor and proactively respond to emerging issues before they negatively impact operations
  • Quickly and efficiently, isolate and repair faults using diagnostic applications and tools
  • Provide training and support to junior engineers
  • Mitigate vulnerabilities identified via Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) & Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA)
  • Responsible for developing detailed Plans Of Action And Milestones (POAMs) for vulnerabilities which can not immediately be mitigated
  • Provide input to senior staff regarding the security posture, health and status of all equipment and supporting network components
  • Maintain lab equipment performance by establishing quality standards, developing operations, quality and troubleshooting procedures, ensuring staff compliance, certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service and repair
You'll need to be productive immediately on your first day. To do that, you'll need the following in your background (and on your resume)...
  • US Citizen
  • Active Secret Clearance (Department of Defense)
  • Extensive Linux and good Windows administration
  • Hardening expertise
  • IAT Level 2 Certification (such as Security+ Certification)
  • COTS Software Implementation experience
  • Information assurance experience (patching, STIGs, etc)
  • Great communication skills, both verbal and writing
  • A positive “can-do” attitude and team player
  • Experience with virtual machines, scripting and mixed Linux/Windows operating environment
  • Demonstrated ownership, accountability and a track records of timely completion and proper control of projects, tasking and company initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to understand where and how our programs and projects fit into the bigger picture
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, understand and communicate status of priorities in light of numerous competing goals, strategies and objectives.

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contractor
  • Location: Fairfax, VA
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 9/24/2020

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