Linux Systems Administrator

Technology Service Corporation
Silver Spring, MD
Sep 07, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Senior Linux Administrator / Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Candidate Requirements:

• Experience with Information Technology, Information Security and Information Assurance

• Ability to work with IT and Security Staff to become familiar with existing computer systems

• U.S. Citizenship Required

• Active DoD SECRET level clearance, TOP SECRET to be attained after hire

• SAP/SCI experience preferred

• Experience maintaining classified systems is a plus

• Minimum 5 years' experience in Linux Network Administration

Responsibilities and Skills:
  • Build and maintain unclassified and classified computer systems

• Install an operating system and harden it to meet DoD security policies
  • Design, build and manage a Linux computer lab used to support DoD projects
  • Integrate with an existing Windows Active Directory infrastructure
  • Strong trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills, both hardware and software
  • Helpdesk/user support
  • Create and maintain System Security Plans (SSPs) for each system
  • Interact with representative from DSS and other government organizations
  • Learn DoD Risk Management Framework requirements for maintaining classified computers
  • Learn new technologies and how they can be applied to the TSC network
  • Travel may be required to other offices in the Washington, DC, area


• Operating Systems - Linux (CentOS/RedHat), Windows

• Active Directory - Domain Controller authentication

• Storage - RAID, DASD, iSCSI, NFS

• Networking - Cisco switches, IPv4, DHCP, DNS, cabling

• Virtualization - VMware ESXi and vCenter

• Vulnerability Scanners - SCAP, Retina, ACAS, HBSS


• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field

• CompTIA Security+ or equivalent certification preferred

• Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification within 6 months of hire


• Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects such as computers and printers

• Additional work hours / off hours as required

Company Overview: TSC is a high technology company primarily engaged in providing engineering consulting services and specialized products to the U.S. Government and industry. Consulting and research services span the systems life cycle from advanced concept development through logistics support. Our specialized products include electronic components for microwave and digital processing systems; prototype demonstration systems; and computer software for radar siting, and sensor simulations.

Qualified candidates can apply to:

Technology Service Corporation

962 Wayne Avenue #800

Silver Spring, MD 20910


Technology Service Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified Minorities, Females, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Company Description
Technology Service Corporation (TSC), an Engineering Services Provider providing Radar & Sensor technology, Algorithm & Software development, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Element-Level and AEGIS Certification, Systems and System Safety Engineering services to the U.S.

Silver Spring, MD


Fri, 25 Aug 2017 11:12:23 PDT