By Light Professional IT Services

Unix/Linux Engineer - CNODDS

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/13/2020 5:08 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


By Light is searching for an Optical Engineer for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Cybersecurity Network Operations (CyberNetOps) Design Deploy Sustain (CNODDS) contract. The team will provide lifecycle services that ID6 or successors use to architect, develop, integrate, deploy, secure, operationalize, sustain, document, patch, monitor, optimize and evolve CyberNetOps capabilities. 


  • Responsible for installing, configuring, and optimizing performance of computer hardware systems in enterprise environments.
  • Implement software installation and perform upgrades to operating systems with various software package
  • Maintain security hardening for Linux systems
  • Perform and test data backups and scripting
  • Monitor and tune system performance
  • Perform patch and upgrade management
  • Create and maintain procedures
  • Keep management appropriately informed of progress and issues
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement in process and regularly assess documentation and reports for accuracy and improvement

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Must possess demonstrable expertise in the Linux operating system or Network engineering (specifically focused on optical products)
  • Able to manage time and priorities effectively
  • COTS hardware design and build, knowledge of latest CPU, memory, video trends and products
  • Network design, configuration, and troubleshooting
  • Detailed knowledge of BIOS and UEFI
  • Reverse engineering skills on Linux systems (OS and software/scripts)
  • Detailed Linux operating systems knowledge (build, configure, boot)
  • Red Hat Package Manager skills

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Secret Clearance with SSBI or TS preferred

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Secret Clearance Required (Secret Clearance with SSBI or TS preferred)
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Requires one of the following certifications within 6 months: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH
  • Some Travel may be required.


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