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Linux Systems Engineer - Cyber Security

Our direct client is a fast-growing technology company building highly secure infrastructure/network data security products and systems. 

This position will have a significant role in supporting current and future products within our security product landscape. Successful candidates must be experienced with building Linux systems with a focus on utilizing system and security best practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Create custom installations of Red Hat Enterprise / CentOS / Fedora Linux Operating Systems for turn-key solutions
  • Setup and Test new hardware platforms for turn-key solutions
  • Evaluate applications for use within turn-key solutions
  • Configure software and solutions to meet security best practices
  • Operating System and application performance tuning
  • Write product and project design documents
  • Configure applications and assist in defining tests plans to match system requirements
  • Scripting using Python and/or Bash
  • Write RPM spec files and building of RPMs
  • Assist with the building of user interfaces
  • Ability to work with product management and / or customers to understand problems and define solutions
  • Work effectively within a team environment
  • Other duties as management may so direct

Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Experience building and configuring Red Hat Enterprise / CentOS (6 and 7) or Fedora for custom hardware platforms
    • x86 and ARM architectures
    • Kickstart / anaconda
    • appliance-creator
  • Systems administration background
    • Software installation / configuration / integration
    • RHCSA or RHCE certification is a plus
  • Strong Networking skills (TCP/UDP)
  • Experience with Bash and Python scripting
  • Experience with auditing and remediation of systems for security assessments
  • Debugging operating system level issues
  • Experience with version control software (Git)
  • Experience with software development and testing
  • Overall coordination, development and execution of product development
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Experience with the following are a plus:
    • DPDK
    • VPN Configuration
    • NiFi
    • JVM tuning
    • Clustering / High Availability
    • Ansible / Satellite


Must be a U.S. Citizen

Any previous security clearances a plus

5-7 years experience

College degree in a relevant field of study. i.e. engineering, computer science, physics, etc.

Limited travel may be required

For immediate consideration, please reply with your updated resume today!! Excellent work environment!!

Job ID: 4000

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