DevOps/Linux Administrator (Telecommuter)

Tactical Edge is a software engineering company responsible for designing, developing, and deploying software solutions for the U.S. military and commercial clients. Tactical Edge solves real-world problems using a combination of emergent and proven technologies, best practices, and innovative thinking. Tactical Edge is looking for smart and motivated team members with a desire to learn new skills and enhance existing ones while working with like-minded people in a technical and professional environment.

Tactical Edge supports a wide range of operating environments and uses modern “DevSecOps” processes for managing the software and application delivery lifecycle. Tactical Edge is seeking to expand this team with new members experienced in systems (Linux) administration and container (Docker, Kubernetes) management, optionally with cloud-based deployment experience.

Location: US National – Telecommuting

Direct Customer: Department of Defense

Position Description

Tactical Edge is seeking an intelligent, analytical, and technically inclined candidate to provide support to a government client as an Operations Administrator, supporting container and VM-based software deployments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • System Administrator responsibilities include Installing and configuring software, hardware, and networks; monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues; and ensuring security and efficiency of IT infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with Development team in support of DevSecOps processes, container deployments, and managing container-based software delivery
  • Install and configure software and hardware
  • Manage network servers and technology tools
  • Set up accounts/manage accounts within the VM environment
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
  • Assist with building technical documentation, manuals, and IT policies

Desired Qualifications

  • Active DoD secret clearance – interim secret or higher
  • BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Security+ plus SE certification 8570
  • 5+ Years Linux Server Administration (Redhat experience a plus)
  • Professional certification (e.g. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) is a plus
  • Experience in Container Orchestration and Management - Docker or Containers, Cloud Hosting (AWS/etc.), Security, and Infrastructure Management (Storage, Backups, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Oracle or other Relational Database Management
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGs, Information Assurance requirements, and systems security lifecycle management.
  • Experience with Apache / Tomcat configuration and management
  • Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator, or similar role
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills

Additional Info

  • Tactical Edge is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
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