Junior Linux System Administrator

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 1 month ago

Overview

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Junior Linux System Administrator in Huntsville, AL. At MTSI, our more than 1,300 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose. As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company's future!

MTSI's core capabilities run deep across a multitude of areas to include Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance, Integration, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Acquisitions & Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, cyber security, space and homeland defense.

Join MTSI this year in celebrating our 27th consecutive year in business and consecutive growth. Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in our industry. All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO plus 10 federal holidays, 6% 401k company match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities

MTSI is seeking a Junior Linux System Administrator to support Linux System Administration (SA) and Cybersecurity duties for a government Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) lab operating tactical HW in a Test and Analysis environment. Activities include lab infrastructure layout and design, installation of cables/equipment, network integration, operating system installation and necessary management and maintenance to sustain a classified Authority to Operate (ATO) for the lab facility. The ideal candidate will primarily support the system administration of the lab's Linux operating system environments (mostly CentOS), however the candidate may also support other operating system environments as well. The candidate will also support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes of Linux operating systems including periodic vulnerability scans, ensuring the Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) are applied periodically to maintain required cybersecurity posture and necessary documentation. The selected candidate will also support the lab's services such as the domain controllers, group policy, active directory and account management for Linux systems.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Red Hat/CentOS Strong working knowledge of Linux operating systems.

  • Authentication against a Windows domain controller.

  • Configuration and automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, and/or Puppet

  • Bash scripting

  • Automated OS installation

  • SUDOERS

  • Local YUM repo setup

  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) or prior DoD

  • Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) processes.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desired Skills:

  • Prior tactical SA experience in HWIL lab environment.

  • Prior working experience with the IAMD Battle Command System (IBCS).

  • Experience with Windows and Virtual Machine (VM) environments.

  • Experience with networking and configuring network devices such as switches, routers and firewalls.

  • Experience with NetApp or other similar data storage appliances.

Educational Requirements:

  • BS degree or 6 years of equivalent work experience

  • CompTIA Security+ certification required and must be maintained.

  • Linux+ certification required and must be maintained.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active current DoD SECRET clearance is required

Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for most MTSI positions.

Required Skills:

  • Red Hat/CentOS Strong working knowledge of Linux operating systems.

  • Authentication against a Windows domain controller.

  • Configuration and automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, and/or Puppet

  • Bash scripting

  • Automated OS installation

  • SUDOERS

  • Local YUM repo setup

  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) or prior DoD

  • Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) processes.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Desired Skills:

  • Prior tactical SA experience in HWIL lab environment.

  • Prior working experience with the IAMD Battle Command System (IBCS).

  • Experience with Windows and Virtual Machine (VM) environments.

  • Experience with networking and configuring network devices such as switches, routers and firewalls.

  • Experience with NetApp or other similar data storage appliances.

Educational Requirements:

  • BS degree or 6 years of equivalent work experience

  • CompTIA Security+ certification required and must be maintained.

  • Linux+ certification required and must be maintained.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active current DoD SECRET clearance is required

Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for most MTSI positions.

MTSI is seeking a Junior Linux System Administrator to support Linux System Administration (SA) and Cybersecurity duties for a government Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) lab operating tactical HW in a Test and Analysis environment. Activities include lab infrastructure layout and design, installation of cables/equipment, network integration, operating system installation and necessary management and maintenance to sustain a classified Authority to Operate (ATO) for the lab facility. The ideal candidate will primarily support the system administration of the lab's Linux operating system environments (mostly CentOS), however the candidate may also support other operating system environments as well. The candidate will also support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes of Linux operating systems including periodic vulnerability scans, ensuring the Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) are applied periodically to maintain required cybersecurity posture and necessary documentation. The selected candidate will also support the lab's services such as the domain controllers, group policy, active directory and account management for Linux systems.

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