Security Enhanced Linux SME (RHEL) - TS/SCI


November 24, 2021
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Role Summary
We’re looking for a Security Enhanced Linux (SEL) Subject Matter Expert/Principal Systems Engineer (Red Hat Linux Enterprise) to join our Department of Defense (DoD) program team at the Compartmented Enterprise Services Office (CESO). CESO operates and maintains the infrastructure that facilitates the distribution of compartmented classified information across the Defense and Intelligence communities. Beyond providing IT support and services to over 6000 current customers, CESO is also committed to the continued advancement and modernization of their platforms as they prepare to scale to over 15,000 customers. This investment in innovation is key to ensuring they can deliver user-friendly services while efficiently and securely delivering the critical intelligence that their customers need to succeed in their missions.
As the Security Enhanced Linux SME you’ll provide technical leadership, guiding the design, architecture, development and implementation of the RHEL-based solutions required for the program to deliver highly secure services and continuously advance it’s security posture.
Citizenship Status: US Citizenship required
Location: Rosslyn, VA (Onsite) | Ballston, VA (Onsite)
Clearance: Active TS/SCI

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate program performance to identify security vulnerabilities in the network and system components in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) environments
  • Provide technical leadership to a cross-functional team to develop and implement new or enhanced solutions to address existing or mitigate future security and privacy vulnerabilities
  • Assist the support teams by troubleshooting or debugging escalated customer issues and provide fixes as needed
  • Produce reports and documentation demonstrating performance or compliance with policy and system security requirements
  • Develop Linux or shell scripts (e.g. Bash, Python, etc.) to increase automation and efficiency of support teams
  • Evaluate, develop and modify Security Enhanced Linux policy modules

  • Specialized Experience
  • Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Current 8570 IAT Level II certification; or ability obtain within 90 days of hire
  • 10 years of experience supporting Linux-based or related virtualized environments and infrastructure
  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in developing and maintaining a highly secure posture in Security Enhanced Linux (SEL) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) environments

  • Tech/Tools/Protocols Stack
  • RedHat 6 required and RedHat 7 preferred
  • Patch systems using Yum, Spacewalk and/or Satellite servers
  • Scripting using Python, Bash, or Ruby
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure and using AWS technologies, such as AWS Command Line (AWSCLI), Amazon Machine Images (AMI), Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Services (S3), Elastic Block Storage, and/or Virtual Private Cloud (VPC).

  • Life at U.Group
    We encourage our colleagues to lead balanced lives. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flexible spending, 15 days paid time off, and paid holidays. We also offer:
    Education reimbursement program
    Parental Leave Policy
    Professional Development Program
    401(k) with Company Match

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

    U.Group shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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