Linux Systems Administrator

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking a Linux and Mash Software Engineer in Fort Meade, Maryland. 

This candidate will possess a Top Secret clearance with polygraph. 

You will be part of a team leading the development, operations, and sustainment of a Malware Analysis and Modernization Program. The program will modernize and consolidate storage and analysis of malware, improve the sharing of metadata about malware, and increase access to threat knowledge useful to cyber operations and security communities. 

Roles and Responsibilities 

You will be... 

  • Supporting system administration and software integration activities using LINUX, MASH, OPENSHIFT, Ansible and Docker.  

  • Supporting cross domain integration.  

  • Enabling security testing.  


  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 

  • Fifteen (15) years of experience in systems administration and a Bachelor's degree in a related field (Information Sciences, Computer Science, etc.).

  • Extensive experience in Linux, VMware, and Ansible administration and troubleshooting infrastructure issues. 


  • Leadership experience. 

  • Experience in NetApp and Purestorage. 

  • Experience in Puppet automation software. 

  • Experience in MongoDB.

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 2021 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 

  • Unique Flexible PTO 

  • 11 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 

  • Access to the Company Swag Store 

Posted On: Thursday, May 5, 2022

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