Linux / Unix Server Engineer - TS/SCI

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ101805

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

This position requires an active CI polygraph to start, which we will assist the candidate in acquiring prior to starting.

GDIT is seeking a qualified and experienced Linux/Unix Engineer with extensive in Unix, Linux Administrator, and design, build and implement Linux/Unix OS images and Next Generation of UNIX/Linux servers, the operating systems software, and its successful integration with the hardware and applications software of the major computing systems across the organization. Plans, tests, installs, and integrates new and upgraded versions of the relevant OS (Unix/Linux) systems.

  • Conducts system security engineering activities (Linux/Unix Focused). Install, monitor and tune Linux/Unix Server operating system software and virtual machine sub-system software to obtain ATO (Authorize to Operate) for new image build.

  • Capture and refine client requirements and ensures that the requirements are effectively integrated into information technology component products and information systems through purposeful design, development, and configuration.

  • Employ best practices when implementing patch management / vulnerability management in the Linux construct.

  • Perform research, analysis, and design for all Linux/Unix computing systems and the network infrastructure.

  • Develop, implement, and document formal configuration guides as needed.

  • Provide security controls and maintain necessary network/data separation

  • Ensure that essential services are installed on supported versions of OS and keep the versions of the services themselves up to date.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BS in Computer Science / System Engineering (or related career field)

  • 8570 Compliant / Sec+ (Mandatory)

  • 5+ years’ experience with DoD systems

  • Experience with DoD vulnerability analysis and Industry Best Business Practices

  • Quick learner, able to learn new software and technologies

  • Must have strong experience with Linux/Unix and Unix shell scripting (5+ years)

    • Redhat Enterprise Linux (Physical and Virtual (VMware) Environment)

    • Solaris (Physical and Virtual (VMware) Environment)

  • Must have strong Redhat Satellite Server and Ansible experience

  • Experience in standing up new services and tools on virtual machines within a Linux environment.

  • Experience with Gitlab, Docker, and repo mirrors.

  • Experience with Python. PowerShell, and Bash scripting.

  • Familiar with VMware ESXi and VSphere.

  • Familiar with virtualization network on multiple classifications

  • Must Possess Active DoD TS/SCI Clearance and pass CI Polygraph

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.