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System Engineer III with Cloud or IaaS

Laurel, MD · Information Technology
System Engineer IV with Cloud or IaaS Skills
TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance REQUIRED

This position supports the Utility Cloud Computing Development and Support team with the deployment, configuration, and troubleshooting applications on Linux (predominantly CentOS). The job focuses on the OpenStack releases to government systems, and supports the sustainment team.
In addition to Linux and CentOS, some work may involve Windows, UNIX or Solaris.
Works on the OpenStack releases to government systems, and supports the sustainment team, primarily with Linux and CentOS.  Develops IaaS OpenStack Utility Cloud using the following (subject to change):
Web APIs
MVC - style website design

In-depth Linus (Preferable CentOS) experience
Experience developing using Python, SQL, BASH
Experience with GIT, RPM/yum, DPKG/APT, Puppet
Experience with OpenStack, IaaS, Cloud Computing, and PKI
Very strong general system administration and network skills to include: performing Jumpstart/PXE boots, configuration of network interfaces and network bonding, familiar with network CIDR notation, knowledge of common Linux configuration files and how to configure, know different file system formats: ext4, xfs, familiar with connections to Enterprise storage systems via ISCSI and NFS, knows how to access servers though lights out management ports, familiar with Linux KVM commands, knows how to diagnose and troubleshoot servers with high load averages or network problems, knows how to use monitoring tools such as Nagios, familiar with configuration of grub boot loader, basic MySQL skills to query and update databases, know how to generate and deploy server certificates.
Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly
One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, GCIH, GCED, CCNP Security, CySA+, or GICSP.  NOTE: the certification requirement must be completed before an individual can join the task.
Must be available for on-call support.
Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.

Nice-To-Have Skills:
In-depth Linux (CentOS) experience
Software Integration experience
A good understanding of the following: the STE/STN process and know the components and how to configure UAM, McAfee (Agent and Endpoint Security), TPAM, Jumpstreet.  Also familiar with working with other Enterprise services such as PKI, CASPORT, McAfee, DNS, ActiveDirectory, Jumpstreet, TPAM (at least understand what those services provide).  Should also understand a System Security Plan (SSP)

Can also apply through our website at or send resume directly to
Some of the benefits offered to Flash employees include:

401(k) with 6% company match - VESTS IMMEDIATELY
Medical Insurance (with HSA and HRA options)
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life and Disability Insurance
Complimentary AURA Identity Theft Protection
Tuition Reimbursement (can be used for professional licenses and certificates)
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, and Holiday time)
Referral bonuses


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