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Position Name: System Administrator (RHEL)

Location (City/State/Zip Code): Colorado Springs, CO 80916

Clearance Requirement: Must be able to achieve and maintain a DOD Security clearance.

Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories LLC (BESL)  is a premier technical, operationally focused, ISO and CMMI certified Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Business (SDVOSB) located throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Our mission: Forging customer success by providing unsurpassed, exceptional, innovative technical engineering solutions supporting our nation's defense through superior space, ISR, and cybersecurity engineering services. "Unlocking Solutions!" to our Customer's most difficult problems.

We provide solutions in Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity, Intelligence Support, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition Planning, Modeling and Simulation, Training, and Operational Concept Development in multiple mission areas encompassing Offensive and Defensive Space Control, Cyber Information and Operations, and Intelligence Community Support.

Specialties include: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Electronic and Communications Signal Intelligence, Cyber Information and Operations, Offensive and Defensive Space Control.

We support: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Space Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), National Security Agency (NSA), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and the US Intelligence Community (IC).

Benefits: Comprehensive suite of Benefits with Fantastic 401k & HIGH Company Match! Many Employer Provided Benefits including Generous Paid Leave - Holiday, Sick, Free Administrative Days, Educational programs, Tuition Assistance, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD and More!

Position Description: Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories LLC (BESL) is seeking a highly qualified System Administrator to be a team member in building and maintaining a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) secure baseline operating system in support of a continuous Authorization to Operate (cATO).

Job Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
  • Participate as a team member of an RHEL secure baseline operating system team
  • Works with scripts to help automate frequent processes
  • Works with ACAS, SCAP, and STIG Viewer
  • Conducts scheduled updates of vulnerabilities of RHEL
  • Works with obtaining Common Criteria Certificates and other reciprocity certificates
  • Works on obtaining DoD PPS Vulnerability Assessment (VA) reports
  • Works with providing Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS) information
  • Maintains software lists of all installed and optional packages included in RHEL
  • Performs as an expert in system administration of RHEL

Position Qualifications:
  • 5-8 years of experience in System Administration for RHEL
  • Security Clearance: Current DoD clearance required (Must be a U.S. Citizen to hold a Security Clearance)
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree Required in related field
  • Experience with Ansible and other script languages
  • Knowledge of ACAS, SCAP, and STIGs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working within a Military and/or Government environment

Certifications: DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 certification (Security+) and RHEL certification

Preferred Skills:
  • Master's Degree in a related field

Clearance Requirement: Must be able to achieve and maintain a DOD Security clearance. TS/SCI preferred.

Security Clearances: Many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance and require U.S. citizenship. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that BESL may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Travel Requirements:
  • Some, 10%
  • Must be able to achieve and maintain a US passport

BESL complies with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The salary range for this particular effort in Colorado is approximately $90000 - 135000.
NOTE: The above is not a guarantee of compensation or, salary. Salary /compensation may vary based on a variety of factors such as, (but not limited to) experience, geographic location, schedule, and/or travel requirements.

BESL provides a highly competitive benefits portfolio with many employer-provided options. As an award winning, technical, inclusive employer, we offer a full suite of health and disability insurance, 401k (with fantastic company match), educational/tuition assistance, generous paid time off, paid holidays, and much more. Specific programs and options available may vary due to schedule type or, date of hire.

EEO: Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories LLC (BESL) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits and termination of employment. All employment practices and activities are conducted on a non-discriminatory basis.

BESL endeavors to maintain a fully accessible website available to all those who desire to submit their application. Should a potential applicant desire to request a reasonable accommodation or, experience difficulty with any part of BESL's employment process, contact BESL HR at .

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.