Senior Linux System Engineer

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking a Senior Linux System Engineer to fill a position in the Fort Meade, MD area.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for the client window server devices.
  • Provides Tier 1 through Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Candidate must be able to coordinate and partner with various work centers, network engineers/administrators, and customer organizations in the execution of daily tasks.
  • Strong communication skills, as well as excellent teaming skills and a positive, customer-focused attitude.

Must Haves:

  • Strong Linux system administration skills with general Red Hat Linux system administration, security patching, OS upgrades, troubleshooting problems, and ensuring maximum system availability.
  • Must be able to configure and manage Client server technology utilizing NFS and CIFS.
  • Must be able to use and troubleshoot servers running CENTOS6,7, and 8. Redhat 6,7, and 8., with direct attached and FC SAN storage
  • Large memory SMP systems with many cores
  • Enterprise client server configurations
  • Multi-vendor filesystems such as XFS, GPFS, and CXFS
  • Fielded systems
  • Blade systems and associated interconnects (SAD, FC, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Red Hat and Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Centrify Installation, Configuration, and Management
  • Infrastructure support services such as DNS, NIS, Active Directory, Centrify, Zenoss, SiteScope, HP Openview, HPSA, HPSE, Splunk, Sendmail, Exchange, NetQoS, NoMachine NX
  • Must possess current/active TS/SCI with POLYGRAPH
  • Master's Degree and 4 years' experience, Bachelor's Degree and 6 years’ experience, Associate's Degree and 10 years’ experience, or High School Grad and 12 years’ experience in System Administration.
  • Must meet 8570 IAT II requirements to include one of the following certifications: CCNA Security, GIC SP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CSA+.

Desired Experience:

  • Scripting language
  • Novice experience with Virtualization
  • Basic knowledge in setup and use of certs in Windows 10 environment

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2020 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun!

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering
  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning
  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.
  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement
  • Free financial advising from qualified experts
  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment
  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events


Posted On: Wednesday, December 1, 2021



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