Senior Linux Admin/Engineer/Developer Job at ZTI Solutions, LLC, Laurel, MD

  • ZTI Solutions, LLC
  • Laurel, MD

Job Description

Position Description: Senior Linux Engineer/Developer.

We are seeking a Senior Level Red Hat Linux Engineer with strong cybersecurity and developer skills in shell scripting, C++ and/or Java for an immediate hire opportunity in Laurel, MD. This individual will possess an advanced understanding of the deployment of Podman and Docker containers, virtual machines, virtual networking, system administration, and security hardening of the lab and deployed systems. This role requires someone with an understanding of diverse IT environments with the capability to learn quickly on multiple bleeding-edge technologies to include, cloud environments, and remote access. It requires someone with the ability to work and communicate in a team environment and learn to deal with complex security, technologies, and concepts. Job is about 80% remote unless changes need to be made in the lab.

Responsibilities of a Senior Systems Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Support Risk Management Framework (RMF) transitions, accreditation, and documentation for DoD systems on multiple Department of Defense (DoD) networks at different levels of classification to support the Authorization To Operate (ATO).
  • Secure system with DoD STIG/SRG security best practices.
  • Automate tasks using scripts such as Bash/Python or tools for system maintenance, installation, software and system configurations, and other tasks.
  • Analyze and develop secure coding solutions in complex software systems based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, C++, Java, JavaScript, and TypeScript for DoD systems.
  • Troubleshoot and validate support static code analysis (SCA) of the Fortify tool code findings in developer code to support the development of the application.
  • Validate application functionality after security patch installation.
  • Create Linux, antivirus and application security patch bundles for distribution to fielded systems.
  • Configuring and maintaining the networked computer system, including hardware, system software, and applications.
  • Diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, networking, and system issues.
  • Replacing and upgrading defective or outdated components.
  • Monitoring system performance to ensure everything runs smoothly and securely.
  • Documenting any processes that employees need to follow to successfully work within our computing system.
  • Practice constant improvements to best facilitate customer interaction on internal and external connections dealing with a wide variety of data types and capabilities.
  • Providing network and security engineering support for internal systems integration projects such as cloud-based services, virtual infrastructure, server, and storage environments.
  • Provide support during normal business hours in critical system or network outage situations to provide quick resolution.
  • Achieve work within specified schedules, inclusive of both contractor and Government calendar goals and milestones.


  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Active Secret Clearance.
  • Possess a BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical field or 10 years of relevant technical professional experience.
  • Have five years of experience securing, analyzing, and documenting Linux systems for DoD RMF authorization, and significant knowledge of classified system lock-down procedures and standards such as STIGs and SRGs.
  • Having a working knowledge of at least one ubiquitous scripting language, such as sh, csh, or Perl, is also needed.
  • Have five years of experience in complex software development with an emphasis on secure coding practices. Significant knowledge of C++ and Java in a Linux/Unix environment is also needed.
  • Working knowledge of or willingness to learn JavaScript, TypeScript, and Python.
  • IAT-II Level Certification (e.g., Security + CE).


  • 3-4 Weeks Paid Time Off.
  • All Federal Holiday’s Paid Vacation.
  • Four Percent Matching 401K.
  • Full health/vision/dental benefits for the employee and family are paid 100% by ZTI Solutions, LLC.

About ZTI Solutions, LLC:

ZTI Solutions, LLC was founded in 1997 in Virginia and is classified as a small business. The company is owned and operated by its founder, Rudy Zadnik, who emphasizes moral and business excellence over increasing company profits. This results in a more customer-oriented attitude towards mission accomplishment, as opposed to growing profits or sales.Our approach to consulting and engineering centers around using only highly skilled personnel who are seasoned industry veterans. All employees hold high-level industry and vendor certifications. We offer a comprehensive set of consulting and staff augmentation services, primarily focused on networking and security consulting in the classified space.

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