Linux Systems Administrator

US Citizenship required for this permanent position

Burlington, MA  USA

My client is growing and looking for a solid Linux Administrator that has a strong interest in learning  security( or getting more experience ) to help develop, maintain and enhance security of their (SaaS) offering. You would join a team to design, develop, test, and deploy infrastructure security solutions, and direct requirements /assist in developing application security features. This is a high visibility position offering significant career growth to the right candidate as this company continues to scale it’s global business.

Some responsibilities include:

•Network and host security for the company’s multi-tenant Linux HPC( running CentOS ) facility, encompassing all areas of user access, application design, host configuration and network setup

•Maintenance and administration of monitoring & security devices (IDS, firewall) for our product and global corporate network.

Being well versed with Linux systems, command line tools, scripting, etc. a must.


•Bachelor’s Information Technology, CIS, CSIT, Cyber Security or related field preferred, or equivalent experience

•5+ years experience in the Information Technology industry

•Significant hands-on experience administering secure Linux ( CentOS )systems

•Experience maintaining security of a privately hosted SaaS web site a plus

•Team player with strong English communication skills

•High degree of initiative, drive, and dependability

•Demonstrated success; ability to work independently in a rapidly evolving, fast paced environment

Additional Qualifications (Optional) :

Experience with one or more is considered a plus:

•Experience building and managing security policies

•Senior vendor neutral security certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM)

•Experience executing manual penetration tests

•Experience with SOC Type 2 and ISO 27000 standards compliance

•Knowledge and experience with Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)

•Ability to effectively manage software vendors and MSSP (Managed Security Services Providers)

•Knowledge and experience with some of the following is desirable:

•Task Automation (e.g. Bash/CSH, Python, Perl, etc.)

•Directory Services (LDAP)

•Data Security Technologies (SSL, RSA SecurID, Encryption)

Very competitive base salary plus stock and a comprehensive benefits package.

If interested and more importantly qualified, please send your updated resume with contact info and you will be contacted immediately.

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer NOT available for this role.


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