Principal Linux Engineer (DOMinoIIS)

Location: Arlington, VAlocation
Date Posted: 12-14-2018 #11733009
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The Linux Engineer applies current technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration of computer information systems and networks to maintain system security. Works with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications, operating systems, networks and database products and technology. Provides security engineering and integration services to internal customers. Involved in a wide range of issues including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security, information security and privacy. Develops security systems for any manual or automated systems environments. Responsible for ensuring the protection of company data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.
This position requires shift work (nights and weekends).

MANDATORY SKILLS: Must have a TS Clearance with SCI eligibility (SSBI within the last five years) and be able to obtain DHS program suitability prior to starting employment.
Proficiency with configuration management using Ansible or Puppet
Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)
Experience with Apache web server configuration and management
Management, deployment and troubleshooting of Java and Tomcat applications
Experience analyzing and evaluating the security of new and existing IT systems and the procedures to protect information system assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, or destruction.
Experience analyzing and evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of Information technology and security controls that are in place.
Knowledge and understanding of operating systems, networks and services.
Knowledge of Red Hat version 6 or 7(rhel6/rhel7) with the ability to engineer, install, administer and maintain.
Experience evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.
Experience and/or familiarity with the following network protection devices: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis
Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of best practices, trends related to information security
Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
Good communication skills including preparing and presenting results, findings and alternatives and influencing management decision making based on the best available data
Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience.
A Masters degree in a related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience
Eight (8) years of experience (for a total of sixteen (16) or more years) may be substituted for a degree

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Apache/TomCat/NGINX
Kerberos/LDAP
SSL
IDM/Free IPA
Docker
Open Nebula
Ambari
Whois
Sourcefire
Puppet
Satellite Server
Nagios
Training/certification in any of the following strongly desired:
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
 
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
 
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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