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Lockheed Martin Systems Engineer-IT Sr in Herndon, Virginia

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.

At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture urges employees to dream big, perform with perfection and build incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

You will be responsible for the successful design, support, hardening, and integration of the Multi Level Security (MLS) systems (computation and storage), software, scheduling, and research applications. Have the responsibilities for System Administration on multiple system platforms and hardware to include but not limited to Red Hat (with SELinux policies enabled), and Solaris 10 TX. Knowledge and familiarity with San Storage Hardware and System configuration is required. Be comfortable working in environment supporting a large number of different platforms which range from enterprise servers to small/midsize servers and supercomputers. Challenge yourself with system installations, upgrades, configurations, software installation, troubleshooting, user interface and support, etc. Knowledge of various protocols such as DNS, SMTP, NFS, FTP, Telnet, ssh, etc protocols and system network tuning and configuration.

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin cultivates an inclusive work environment that encourages differences and big-picture thinking.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical

• Dental

• 401k

• Paid time off

• Work/life balance

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

Basic Qualifications:

A Bachelors of Science degree in a technical field or equivalent experience

• Experience customizing and maintaining Red Hat Enterprise Linux Common Operating Environment (COE) to meet various customer requirements (DISA STIGs, DCID 6/3, NNSA regulations, etc.)

• Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5+ Administration and Configuration (significant years recent RHEL experience)

• Fiber Channel (SAN and Direct Attach) Storage Array Administration Experience

• Script Writing

• Ability to work independently or in a team

• System Configuration and Hardening

• Current or active DoD TS or TS/SCI

•Security+ Certification also required or ability to acquire within 2 months

•Ability to acquire Privilege User Credentials within 2 months.

Desired Skills:

• Experience with Trusted Multi-Level Security (MLS) Operating Systems

• Experience with ICD-503

• Specific experience using RHEL5+ with SELinux enabled

• Specific experience customizing SELinux (targeted or strict) policy for the purpose of

hardening the OS and Software applications such as Apache and Oracle.

• Network Configuration

• Experience with Domain Capable SUN Hardware such as the SunFire 6800



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.


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