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Softworld Advanced Systems Administration Specialists in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Advanced Systems Administration Specialists

Pittsfield, MA


Posted: 06/29/2020

2020-06-29 2020-08-01

Employment Type: Contract to Hire

Industry: Engineering

Job Number: 232592

Job Description



  • A Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience

  • Strong background with deploying and maintaining RedHat Linux/CentOS Client/Server environments

  • Experience with implementing Linux security controls to maintain system compliance

  • Familiarity with compliance controls: STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), RMF (Risk Management Framework), DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement), NIST SP 800-171, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), CIS ControlsFamiliarity supporting software/hardware development tools & processes: JIRA, GitLab, Jenkins, CI/CD, GIT, DevOps, Software Development Kits (SDK)s, IDEs

  • Scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Ruby, PowerShell

  • Experience installing, configuring, and writing ansible playbooks for infrastructure as code (IaC) automation with production and development environments

  • Kickstart/PXE Boot used to automate installation of operating system

  • Monitoring and alerting packages such as Nagios and Ganglia

  • TCP/IP, Internet Routing Protocols, private and public networks, VLANs, Firewalls, Load Balancers, addressing schemes, subnet creation and subnet masking

  • Experience with patching of Windows platforms Client 10 and Server 2012R2/2016 or newer

  • Experience with patching of RedHat Linux/CentOS

  • Experience managing virtual machine with VMware vSphere and related technologies