• JRSS JMT - Senior Linux Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-AL-Montgomery
    Job ID
    2018-2376
    # of Openings
    1
    Clearance Requirement
    TS
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    Certifications
    Sec+ or CISSP preferred, Linux
    Experience Level
    Senior
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    SMS is seeking a Linux System Engineer to support our DISA Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) team in Montgomery, AL-Gunter Annex, Maxwell AFB. We are presently hiring several resources across multiple locations: Shiloh, IL, Ft Meade, MD and Montgomery, AL. You must hold an active Secret Clearance to qualify.

     

    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 

     

    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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    Responsibilities

    In this role you will:
    Support the development, testing, deployment, documentation and maintenance of the Linux infrastructure within the JRSS architecture.
    Provide tier 2/3 operations support for JRSS Linux systems.
    Implement, test and evaluate upgrades, perform patching, STIG'ing, and troubleshoot system issues.
    Support the design, development, test, and deployment of the JRSS Linux based systems as required for new or upgraded functionality.
    Develop documentation as required to operationalize new or updated capabilities. Deploy systems into production.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
    BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent Work experience will be considered in
    lieu of degree.
    You must hold an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret per program requirements
    You must hold a current IAT II 8570 Certification (Security+ce or CISSP preferred)

     

    Required Qualifications:
    Very good understanding of Linux Server design, configuration and administration
    Scripting experience
    Significant experience administering Linux servers
    Experience with Puppet
    Experience with NFS, NTP, Syslog, RHEL Linux, Satellite
    Experience with DISA STIGs
    DoD 8570 certification


    Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience with Active Directory and LDAP
    Good understanding of Linux internals (system calls, file systems, processes, etc.)
    Ability to write scripts to complete repetitive tasks using open source programming languages such as Shell script Python, Bash, Ruby, and/or Perl
    Familiarity with RDBM systems such as Oracle
    Virtualization technologies including RHEV, VMware, vSphere, or Citrix Xenserver
    Good understanding of ports and protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, NFS)
    Experience with network storage such as SAN and NAS, specifically HP and EMC products

     

    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

     

    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  

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