Linux Principal Architect - Active Top Secret clearance required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ133908

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

Enterprise Authorization: Integrate Linux Systems (currently, RHEL 7/8 and Ubuntu systems) into a primary Windows environment (workstations & servers) where authentication, authorization, and accounting actives are controlled by Active Directory with PKI certificates and Single Sign On. 

Enterprise Provisioning: Configure new Linux systems for customer use and ensuring that initial configurations meet required enterprise baselines & controls (e.g. proper agents installed, proper configs, etc.) 

Integrate Linux systems with other enterprise tooling (e.g. ACAS, Splunk, SolarWinds, Backup systems, etc.) 

Required Skills 

MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related technology field.  Experience may be substituted for education.  

Minimum 12 years of relevant experience supporting projects of similar size, scope and complexity. 

Thorough experience preferably with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Ubuntu or a derivative. 

Candidate will be required to acquire DoD Instruction 8570 Level II Certification within 6 months of assignment.  



Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility  




About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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