Herndon, VA

Job ID: 128235 Industry: Government Pay Rate: 130000


Candidate MUST HAVE a TS/SCI with Polygraph in order to be considered.

Job Description:

The contract provides Computer Network Defense and Analysis (CND) to the customer’ s network.  Because the customer allows their user community to access their personal email accounts while on site, there is a lot of spam hitting their network regularly.  This contract is responsible for the 24 x 7 x 365 protection of the customer’ s network from maliciously intended viruses and attacks on their network.  The contract is broken down into two teams, the IDS Analyst team that sits at HQ and the Engineering team that sits in Herndon.  As part of this they are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer with McAphee and Virtual Cloud experience.

Day to day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Assist in the overall technical guidance and leadership for cloud migration initiatives.
  • Support the Systems Engineering team to move existing security applications into a Virtual Private Cloud hosting platform.
  • Providing senior level administration and engineering support for LINUX Systems
  • Set up and migration from LINUX operating systems to auto-scalable DevOps PaaS platforms
  • Server zoning and virtualization for maximum hardware use and scalability
  • Datacenter experience and the ability to perform manual labor such as server racking, cabling, and labeling, and escorting as required
  • Partnering with 3rd party vendors and support personnel for maintenance, quotes for possible new procurements, and maintenance of latest and greatest market offerings
  • Conducting necessary project planning to ensure organized delivery of products
  • Designing and implementing strategies for data security
  • Working with analytical and investigative tools to enable development of knowledge engineering systems that include link, pattern, and temporal analysis functions
  • Maintaining accurate configuration management records
  • Communicating both verbally and in written format: research discoveries, recommendations, requirements, trends, issues, and concerns as related to system integration, stability, and growth
  • Documenting all code written during the contract period
  • Fine Tuning Sensors
  • NW and PC Appliances

  • 10 years of Linux/Unix Systems Administration experience
  • DevOps experience (Ancible, Puppet, Chef, Zookeeper)
  • Scripting experience (Shell, Python, Perl, Powershell)
  • KickStart, Zoning, Clustered environment experience
  • Elastic Search Ecosystem experience
  • Skilled in the deployment and configuration of Linux in a complex environment.
  • Systems Design

  • Hadoop
  • Java / Software Engineer / Developer background
  • RedHat, Ubuntu

Job Type: Full Time

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