12 days old

Computer Science, Sr._Infrastructure Engrg

McLean, VA

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challengesand we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every dayworking for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITREand make a difference with us.


MITREs Center for Programs and Technologies (CPT) Lab is seeking an accomplished Linux/Windows administrator\systems engineer to assist in the setup and operation of internal research and development labs that support a wide range of customer work. Be part of a growing team that supports the ever-changing landscape in the data analysis, cloud computing, and cyber security domains.


Key Functions:
Deploy and manage lab research systems that pass security assessment from a wide spectrum of government configuration requirements and baselines (VA 6500, DHS 4300 A, and IRS 4812).
Develop\modify Ansible, Terraform, and shell scripts used in automating administration functions such as backups, patching, and auditing for SCCM or WSUS servers
Develop\build new secure VM images
Managing alerting systems such as Nagios
Provide operational support across a large portfolio of data analytic, systems engineering, and business intelligence tools.
Apply critical thinking and communication skills to assist internal and external staff while addressing project needs and system requirements.
Serve as a project liaison for internal staff and coordinate support activities with project teams.
Troubleshoot issues involving hybrid OS environments hosting systems, services, and protocols.
Assist with the collection of customer requirements for design and implementation of new lab services and capabilities.
Apply security best practices to assure Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of government data
Perform system and application vulnerability scans and mitigate findings
Contribute and edit system security, administrative, and management documentation.

Experience with Linux/Unix system administration
Experience with Windows system administration
Experience in development of Ansible, Terraform and Shell scripts
Experience with LAN\WAN networking
Experience with software development lifecycles and frameworks
Experience with virtualization and cloud technologies
Experience applying NIST SP800-53 controls in accordance to the DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides
Experience with Nessus Security Scanning
Experienced with Oracle, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL databases
8 + years of related experience or BS and 4+ of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) desired
Experience administering VMware ESX 6 private cloud instances
Knowledge of FIPS-199, NIST SP800-53 rev.4, NIST SP800-171, and DISA STIGs are a plus


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