Position Description

Linux System Administrator / DevOps Engineer
Location Dayton, OH
Requisition Number 2816
# of Openings 1
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Infoscitex, a DCS company, is an employee owned organization with a reputation for agile and efficient development of technology solutions for U.S. Defense, Aerospace, Human Factors, and Security markets. We continue to provide innovative solutions with our multidisciplinary teams formed with exceptional employees. We are seeking an experienced Linux System Administrator / DevOps Engineer to join our team. This is not an on call position, and you can expect to have a normal business hours-type working schedule.  This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus.

Essential Job Functions:

In this role, you could expect to perform as the Linux System Administrator (CentOS 7/RHEL 7) for a DOD cloud project: Lead and perform all system administration tasks in cloud-based environment; Building, installing, and configuring software from source code and pre-built packages; Debugging installation/configuration issues; Maintaining the security posture of the system; Implement STIGs; Test and deploy security updates, and software/OS patches; Shell scripting; QA testing of cloud instantiations; and write technical documentation, including the use of UML/SysML.


Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

BS degree in computer engineering, computer science, systems engineering, or related technical discipline and at least 5 years of related experience. (We have multiple levels associated with this opportunity. Candidates with advanced degrees or varying experience may be considered for alternative classification.)

Applicants will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: Active TS/SCI clearance or “TS/SCI eligible” required.

Security+ Certification (CISSP or CISM highly desirable).

Knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Experience setting up, configuring, and securing Linux-based cloud infrastructure.

Strong interpersonal and customer interaction skills.

Ability to integrate with other teams and organizations.

Ability to develop a highly effective working relationship with managers and customers.


While not firm requirements, the following skills or experience would be a key differentiator:

Understanding of the use and administration of MySQL/Postgresql

Using Atlassian Tools (Jira/Confluence) for agile development and task assignment/tracking

Installing, configuring, maintaining, and using ACASS/HBSS for maintaining security posture of servers

Software development or scripting using Python, Perl, BASH/Shell, Java, or Golang.


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