DCS Corp
Linux System Architect
At a glance
Location: US-VA-Alexandria Map
Posted: 07/18/2021
Closing: 08/17/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
DCS Corp
Job description

DCS is looking for an experienced Linux System Architect to apply knowledge of the Linux Operating System and Virtualization Technologies to design, implement and maintain a secure environment for geographically disparate software development teams.

Essential Job Functions:

Administrate and maintain both physical and virtualized Linux systems.

Design, Implement, Administrate and Maintain on premise VMWare 7 cluster and Azure Government hosting environment, including patching and updating the VMWare environment and maintaining the cluster networking and storage infrastructure.

Create standard images for Red Hat Enterprise and Ubuntu LTS Linux or utilize existing images in a VMWare or Azure Government virtual environment.   

Promote hardware (desktop and laptop) standards to run the aforementioned distributions.

Design and implement a Linux patch management system using Apt, Yum, Red Hat Satellite and Landscape and configure Linux systems to receive their patches from these repositories.

Implement and use Ansible, Tower and/or AWX for configuration management and use or create playbooks to ensure CMMC level 3 security compliance.

Configure Linux systems to use Active Directory and DUO Multifactor Authentication.

Coordinate and collaborate with software development labs to provide mission critical resources and provide assistance with and guidance for security compliance efforts.

Develop and maintain formal documentation and policies for the practices and procedures related to the technologies listed herein.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Must have an Active Secret security clearance.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent, demonstrated, experience with the appropriate technologies and systems listed herein.

Minimum 5 years of experience. 

Familiarity with VMWare 6.x and/or 7 and Azure Virtual Hosting Environments.

Ability to install, configure, administer and maintain Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x/8.x and Ubuntu LTS 16.04/18.04/20.04.

Familiarity with NIST, STIG and/or CMMC compliance levels and standards.

Knowledge of Active Directory and Multifactor (DUO) Authentication Schemes.

Linux System Architect