Information Technology (IT)
Full-time Regular Pensacola, FL, US
16 days agoRequisition ID : 1735
At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. We are seeking a Principal Systems Administrator to support a position in Sterling, VA. The chosen candidate will support a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment with new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.
Criterion is seeking System Administrators to support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilities. We are also looking for AWS/TAXII experience with DHS, although not required. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development in order to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website: www.criterion-sys.com.
Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.
Deploying, managing and troubleshooting physical, virtual, and cloud-based Information Technology (IT) environments consisting of Windows/Unix/Linux servers, workstations, storage, Active Directory, DNS, user identity and access controls, host-based security software and network configurations, and installed applications.
Assessing present and future capacity requirements, conducting trade studies, providing specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, developing Bill of Materials
Conducting automated installation and testing
Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.
Supporting risk assessments and the implementation of risk mitigation countermeasures
Must have a Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
Must have 8 years of professional experience or 6 years of experience with a Master’s degree for an G10.
Practical experience with Linux operating systems, VMware, TCP/IP networking, encryption, host-based security, DNS, Directory Services, Storage, cloud-based environments (AWS, OpenStack). (Windows and UNIX is a bonus)
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification or the ability to obtain certification within three months of employment.Systems Administration certifications preferred such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and VMware Certified Associate or Professional (VCA or VCP).
Kafja, Spark, RHEL and or ELK.
Ability to develop automation scripts using one of more of the following shell and scripting languages: Bourne, C, Korn, Bash, Perl, Python, VBScript, and PowerShell.
Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology and Cybersecurity.
Experience working in a DevOps environment or a Network/Security Operations Center
Experience and/or familiarity with trouble-ticket or other tracking system.
Experience with capacity planning, conducting trade studies, identifying detailed information for hardware and software selection, and developing Bill of Materials
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Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
IT Project Management
Top Secret/Single Scope Background Investigation (TS/SS B I)
Criterion is an industry-recognized Cybersecurity and IT leader. In the last two years, we have almost tripled its revenue and total staff strength as a result of organic growth across our current contracts supporting agencies such as the Department of Energy (DOE) and recent contract awards with new customers including the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Information Technology Center (NITC), and the Department of Commerce.
In 2017, we were recognized on the prestigious Inc. 5000 List as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and we won the Moxie Award in the Cybersecurity Category.
Would you like to be part of this exciting organization? Please consider applying to one of our open positions.
Working at Criterion
As a service company – our employees are our most valuable asset. We have an Employee Outreach and Retention program centered on communications, camaraderie, recognition, and career tracks.
The program includes: • Quarterly All Hands meetings • Quarterly happy hours • Team lunches • Quarterly and annual awards to celebrate employee achievements
Criterion is currently looking for motivated individuals to join our team to support our clients across the government at federal civilian agencies like the Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DoD), and the Intelligence Community (IC).