Linux Systems Administrator TS/SCI in Wiesbaden Germany

Requisition ID: 21005480

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Wiesbaden, Darmstadt
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SCI
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Peraton is seeking a motivated Linux System Administrator to join our team in support of the U.S. Army Regional Cyber Center - Europe (RCC-E) services contract in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Job Duties:
  •  This position will be a dual-hat member of the Linux Team & DCOD Tools Team to maintain Linux hosts/virtual machines/containers
  •  Support Linux operating systems for a number of internal customers
  •  Troubleshoot, maintain, and enhance complex tools that support defensive cyber operations
  •  Establish, maintain, and enhance best practices and operational efficiencies
  •  Ensure uptime and performance for all supported systems
What You'll Get To Do:
  •  Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations for integration into existing operations
  •  Troubleshoot and resolve server and service outages
  •  Work towards replacing legacy tools, applications, and platforms
  •  Support system accreditation efforts
  •  Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Science or Business Administration or Mathematics plus 3 years of specialized experience, OR an associate's degree plus 7 years of specialized experience, OR a major certification plus 7 years of specialized experience, OR 11 years of specialized experience
  • Three (3) years Linux command line administrative experience
  • Basic scripting capability in Bash, Python, or Perl
  • Ability to install Linux and set up networking
  • Ability to troubleshoot network issues with tcpdump and ip commands
  • Ability to manage firewalld/iptables rules
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to articulate problems, shortcomings, corrective actions, results, and outcomes with teammates and government
  • customers
  • Must be DOD 8570 IAT II certified (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP)
  • Must have a Linux computing environment certification (RHCSA, RHCE, Linux+, etc.)
  • Active TS/SCI required to start

Preferred Qualifications:
  •  Experience with using configuration management services (Saltstack, Ansible, etc)
  •  Experience in container creation/management (Docker/Podman)
  •  Experience with SSL/TLS and OpenSSL
  •  Experience with SELinux
  •  Familiarity with Git

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.