Linux Systems Eng/Arc SME

Oahu, HI
Defense – Information Technology /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 278

Job Title: Linux Systems Eng/Arc SME

Location: Fort Shafter, Oahu, HI

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Top Secret SCI

Required Certification(s): 
·       IAT Level III (CISSP/CASP) + Computing Environment (CE)
·       Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
·       One additional specialized certification cloud technology.

As part of Agile Defense, the successful candidates will provide Linux & Cybersecurity services to sustain the RHEL satellite servers on Army and MI Domain networks, both on-premise and in Army Commercial Cloud Service Provider (AC2SP).   The contract services will contribute to operation, sustainment, and regulatory compliance of Army JWICS and the MI Domains across the INSCOM G6/GISA global Enterprise.
Agile Defense is seeking a Subject Matter Expert (SME) Computer Systems Engineer/Architect - Linux to support a contract providing RHEL services to INSCOM GISA.

·       Operate and maintain RHEL satellite server on Army and MI Domain networks both on-premise and in Army Commercial Cloud Service Provider (AC2SP).
·       Utilize Satellite server and Yellow-dog Update Manager (YUM), Ansible, vSphere client, SSH clients, and industry best practices to manage RHEL clients on all Customer Networks (~200 virtual servers initially with the expectation to grow approximately 10% every option year).
·       Design, implement, and maintain enterprise Linux configuration standard baseline compliant with DISA STIG.
·       Publish the STIG checklist no less than quarterly and as changes to the STIG are published.
·       Support Government requirements to accomplish the submittal of new and amended Authorization and Accreditation packages according to the RMF NIST 800-53, AR-25-2, ICD 503, and DAMI-IMC Memo CSP-MGMT-CA-010.
·       Design, implement, and maintain RHEL Identity Management (IdM) solution on Army MI Networks. Integrate IdM with Active Directory Kerberos and DNS services.
·       Automate IdM policy enforcement to mirror Customer Enterprise Active Directory IdM STIG compliance.
·       Document IdM Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and integrate procedures into Customer AD, Naming Convention, and Quarantine Procedures.


Required Certifications
·       IAT Level III (CISSP/CASP) + Computing Environment (CE)
·       Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
·       One additional specialized certification cloud technology.

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Bachelor’s Degree in a technology-related field or 15 years of related experience.
·       The ideal candidate will have excellent Linux experience, at a SME level.


Required Skills
·       Bachelor’s Degree in a technology-related field or 15 years of related experience.
·       Experienced Red Hat Linux Administrator.

Preferred Skills
·       Team leadership and technical execution
·       Professional hands-on experience in systems engineering tools
·       Written and verbal communication skills
·       Ability to think critically and problem-solve
·       Advanced skillset in time management and task prioritization


Environmental Conditions
·       Standard Office Environment.

Strength Demands
·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl; See; Push or Pull; Climb (stairs, ladders) or Balance (ascend / descend, work atop, traverse).
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)