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Linux Systems Engineer

Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
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Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Are you ready to be part of a cutting edge cybersecurity project that will make a huge impact on the security of DOD/Intel community? If you're interested in leveraging your intelligence / system engineering skills to gather, distill, and provide critical insights into cybersecurity vulnerability assessments of mission-critical government systems, then we have the ideal role for you to start your new career path at Parsons!


  • Direct the daily operations of the employees with a focus on productivity & efficiency.
  • Interact with customer on a daily basis to provide updates on current and upcoming tasking.
  • Build, configure and maintain Linux servers in a production environment.
  • Configure and support Linux CentOS systems to include passive and active sensors.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and manage a variety of analyst applications that may include Bro/Zeek, Snort, Netsniff-ng, Splunk and NiFi.
  • Utilize configuration management tools such as puppet, ansible, chef, etc.
  • Analyze system logs and identify potential issues.
  • Develop, maintain, and contribute to a knowledge repository.
  • Answer technical queries and assist developers and end users.
  • Install and configure infrastructure applications and support integration within a critical application environment.
  • Deliver reports to the customer as required by the contract.
  • Support deployment of new system installations to include optional CONUS and OCONUS travel.


  • HS Diploma and seven (7) years of general experience in network administration OR a bachelor's degree (in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related discipline) and five (5) years of experience
  • IAT Level II Baseline Certification (Sec+, GSEC, CCNA Security, etc.)
  • Active clearance: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Preferred / Desired Qualifications:

  • Redhat Certified Systems Administrator preferred.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-10-04 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

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