By Light Professional IT Services

  • Solaris/Unix Security Analyst

    Job Locations US-IL-Scott AFB
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    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Minimum Clearance
  • Overview

    Metova is hiring a Solaris/Unix Security Administrator to join our team. This position will perform site surveys, architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, and infrastructure assessment. Performs duties on tasks that require expertise in system/processor architecture, wired for management baseline, desktop management interface, SNMP, client/server architecture, operating systems, software applications, network protocols, routers, switches, remote access servers, and firewalls.


    • Responsible for providing expertise on Unix and Linux-based systems.
    • Must be able to assess, provide recommendations for mitigation and remediation, align security policies within the environment with government directives, identify and implement security controls and gather findings for artifacts for the DoD RMF process for several tenant programs under the cognizance of our customer.
    • Documentation
      • Process – Generates comprehensible documentation for reference by other analysts and team members, etc. that complies with government standards.
      • Testing – Generates test plans and test cases for RMF and system testing
      • External – Assists in generating ATOs for deployable systems
    • Testing
      • Performs RMF testing of system components as necessary.
      • Accomplishes validation testing on systems when assigned.
    • Analysis and Mitigation
      • Provide risk assessment of identified vulnerabilities and provide impact statements
      • Assess identified vulnerabilities and provide recommendations for mitigation and remediation

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and two (2) years related experience, or four (4) years applicable experience, which should include two (2) years specialized experience
    • Solaris 10/11 or equivalent Unix/Linux certification or formal training (certification within 6 months also acceptable)
    • CompTIA Security+ or equivalent DoD 8570 IAT-II
    • Must be knowledgeable about DoD DIACAP or RMF processes for gathering artifacts

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • Experience with Solaris 10/11 with virtualization, Sun Java web/app servers, Oracle Database and Oracle app servers.
    • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise 5.0 and above
    • Experience in validating DISA STIGS and IAVAs

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Security clearance: Secret
    • Travel: Up to 10%



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