Argo Cyber Systems
  • Dulles, VA, USA
  • Full Time

ARGO Cyber Systems is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment with new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. ARGO Cyber is seeking a Systems Administrator with AWS experience to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working alone on individual projects while being involved in larger projects as a team effort with minimal supervision of the lead systems engineer
  • Leading a team in design and implementation of COTS-based solutions on single instances or across clustered devices
  • Supporting the development of system security documentation on both new and deployed solutions
  • Supporting the development of new capabilities
  • Supporting the operations and maintenance aspects of deployed capabilities

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active Top Secret (TS) clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • 8+ years of directly relevant systems administration experience including hands-on experience with one or more of the following:
    • Linux preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 or 7, Windows, VMware
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of OS installations, security hardening and maintenance
  • Comfortable with building physical and virtual servers from scratch
  • Ability to deploy and integrate new applications that may be requested
  • Capable of quickly learning new applications that run on various operating systems for testing and deployment.
  • Experience with administration and management of servers to include installation, configuration, optimization, backup & recovery
  • Experience with performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc.
  • Familiar with fundamentals of scripting languages for automation tasks and deployments (e.g. Bash Shell, Python & Kickstart technologies)
  • Integration & implementation experience with various services, LDAP, Samba, NFS, Bind, Apache, and other core technologies
  • Familiarity of configuration management
  • Experience with Puppet, Chef or Ansible

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience with software development using JAVA, RESTful services is a plus
  • Comfortable with multilevel security systems, SELinux, and/or Cross Domain Solutions is a plus
  • Experience with physical and virtual (VMware) RHEL servers including Red Hat Satellite Servers
  • Experience with data orchestration software such as Apache NiFi or StreamSets is a plus
  • Experience with distributed compute environments such as Hadoop is a plus
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities, including good understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework, AWS certification is a plus
  • Experience working in AWS via the CLI and management console. Knowledge and experience configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)
  • Experience working in DevOps and/or DevSecOps environments
  • Experience with technical implementation projects

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

Desired Certifications:

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II
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