Linux Cyber Administrator at Torch Technologies, Inc. (Huntsville, AL)

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We appreciate your interest in employment with Torch Technologies and assure you that we are sincerely interested in your qualifications. A clear understanding of your background and work history will aid us in evaluating and identifying you for the position that best meets your qualifications. Torch Technologies, Inc. being an Equal Opportunity Employer assures you as an applicant, impartial consideration. Therefore, it is extremely important for you to provide us with that information which would best qualify you for the position desired.

Job Title

Linux Cyber Administrator


Alabama - Huntsville - Huntsville, AL 35802 US (Primary)

Job Description

The candidate for the Linux Cyber Administrator position will be responsible for maintaining the security posture of accredited information systems (IS) in various physical environments and configurations. Under general supervision, the candidate should have the basic knowledge required to manage the technical aspects of an IS and perform the following activities:
  • With minimum supervision, conduct the setup, configuration, maintenance, and day-to-day operation of Linux systems.
  • Provide end-user support and general system administration duties for Linux systems, including software installation, troubleshooting hardware/software errors, implementing system updates, vulnerability scans, patch management, managing IS user account listings, and audit review.
  • Assist with ensuring systems are operating per security policies and procedures outlined by the ISSM in the applicable SSP and identify deviations from the acceptable configuration.
  • Responsible for ensuring configuration management, conducting routine inventories of hardware and software, conducting reoccurring system audits, and monitoring media generation activities.
  • Assist with applying STIGs, SCAP scans, data-at-rest encryption, and other hardening tools.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors in a related field, or equivalent experience, and a minimum of 5 years of system administration experience. Experience with system imaging or Python scripting would be a plus.
  • Security+ certification and an OS certification, or willing to obtain within the first 90-days of hire.
  • General working knowledge of STIGs, SCAP, and vulnerability scans.
  • Demonstrated experience installing and maintaining Linux operating systems.
  • Currently active SECRET clearance with the ability to obtain TS.

COVID Policy: In accordance with the Executive Order 14042 on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, Torch Technologies is obligated to comply with the requirements that all employees be vaccinated from COVID-19. Prospective and/or new employees will be required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination status or have an approved legal accommodation as a condition of employment prior to the start of employment.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to [email protected] Thanks for your interest in Torch Technologies.
More Information on Torch Technologies, Inc.
Torch Technologies, Inc. operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Huntsville, AL, Shalimar, FL, California, MD, Aberdeen, MD, Abuquerque, NM and Colorado Springs, CO. Torch Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2002. It has 722 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 67 open jobs at Torch Technologies, Inc., click here.
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