Linux Engineer - Top Secret clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ84310

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Linux Engineer to help support our Joint Service Provider - Engineering and Development for the Enterprise (JSP ED-E) contract in Arlington, VA.


  • Support the operations and maintenance of Linux servers running internal and customer facing applications.

  • Perform scripting for automating system management as required.

  • Build new environments using Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Apply FISMA controls in Linux environment

  • Automate patching procedures in Linux

  • Work with the Application teams to perform break/fix and small enhancements.

  • Utilize modern versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Oracle Enterprise Linux.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Security clearance

  • BS/BA in a related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • IAT II certification required

  • RHCE (or equivalent experience) desired

  • 8+ years of systems administration/engineering experience

  • 5+ years of experience with Linux, with RHEL preferred

  • Experience with managing Linux in an enterprise environment, Red Hat Satellite 6 experience preferred

  • Experience with Ansible, Chef or Puppet required.

  • Experience in a VMWare environment

  • At least 2 years of experience managing successful large scale, multi-discipline, technology or service oriented projects involving virtual servers and cloud services in the following technologies: Microsoft Windows Environments (Server and Desktop), Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware vSphere (ESXi), VMware Workstation, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle DBMS, Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Microsoft SharePoint, various switch/firewall technologies, McAfee security products.

  • 2+ years of experience working in secure Federal Government environments


We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity.

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.