Full Job Description
Residency Status: ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN
Clearance: Must have an active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret with SCI eligibility. Must be able to obtain DHS program suitability prior to starting employment.
Time Type: Full-Time
Location: Dulles, VA
Relocation Fees: Yes, up to $5K
Bonus: Yes, $3K paid over the first 3 months of employment
Novel Applications of Vital Information Inc. (Novel Applications) is a premier technology services company that provides solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Information Management, Systems Integration. Novel Applications is a business that combines experience, creativity, flexibility, pragmatism, and cost-effective solutions in order to deliver measurable business value to our clients.
Headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Novel Applications employs engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.
Novel Applications is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
NAVOI is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.
Providing technical and system administration support through troubleshooting, identifying and isolating issues, conducting root cause analysis, and implementing appropriate solutions to software and system anomalies as they occur
Performing scans and remediating vulnerabilities in Linux and/or Windows environments.
Responding to application-related issues, resolving on-the-spot problems (when possible), replicating the issue for internal analysis/diagnosis, and preparing technical documentation that accurately depicts the problem and/or solution for feedback to developer/vendor
Working alone on individual projects while being involved in larger projects as a team effort - Supporting the development of new capabilities
Supporting the operations and maintenance aspects of deployed capabilities
Supporting the development of system security documentation on both new and previously deployed capabilities
Managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
Helping to maintain the integrity and security of IT systems
Adhering to policies and standards related to the use of computing resources
Interacting with users including providing advice and training as needed
Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technologies
Participating in special projects as requested.
2+ years of applicable, hands-on Linux systems administration experience
Experience with Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) preferred) including knowledge of related hardware and software
Meaningful, hands-on experience performing scans and remediating vulnerabilities in Linux environments.
Must be able to manage the functionality and efficiency of a virtual/physical desktop pool by proactively and reactively responding to centrally managed trouble and incident tickets
Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in systems administration and support
Ability to develop and maintains system/security documentation as needed
Ability to interact with users to include software installs and hardware/software troubleshooting
Must be able to maintain knowledge of current system design to connect, configure, and/or enable information systems, devices, or components as assigned
Have the ability to assist team members by providing input, either written or verbal, to program deliverables including trade studies, white-papers, vendor presentations, and hardware and software requirements
Be able to provide support for maintenance and change requests for all user-facing devices and systems.
Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Ansible or other comparable products
Experience with physical and virtual RHEL servers including Red Hat Satellite Servers
Experience with virtualized cloud environments
Experience working in an agile development environment.
Training/certification in any of the following strongly desired:
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level I
Professional certification in one or more technologies that are applicable to systems administration
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field
Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.