Job Description :
Linux Admin

Must be diverse – administrator skills, SW skills, Networking – attitude has to be diverse to be a “Jack of all Trades” but “Master of them all as well.”

Linux Admin

RTP, NC

Rate plus benefits

Contract TO PERM on W2 only (No corp-corp or 1099)

We are hiring for this role for a cyber-security engineering function that sets up systems and tools to identify, remediate and monitor threats on Cisco's internal network. We are looking for someone for this role who is a seasoned Linux systems and networking professional with skills in Perl and Python. Networking, software, programming/scripting and security interest and expertise is preferred.

This position will drive a variety of security infrastructure initiatives. This is an opportunity to work with an advanced cyber security team that is operating on the cutting-edge of information security. The candidate will work independently and with other team members to design, deploy, improve, and support solutions for security event detection, analysis, incident response, investigations, and forensics.

Job Requirements

The following skills and competencies are required for the position:
BS/MS in computer science or related degree and 5+ years of experience
Broad knowledge and experience in the various domains of information technology.
Proven knowledge of the Linux and Windows platforms, and enterprise systems administration practices.
UNIX/Linux systems administrator

Windows systems administrator
Ability to develop automation scripts using Perl, Python, or shell
Strong problem resolution/analytical skills required to understand complex system interactions.
Strong work prioritization, planning, and organizational skills.

Strong listening, communication (verbal and written) and relationship building skills.
Strong documentation skills with attention to detail.
Strong troubleshooting skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal oversight throughout the entire lifecycle of a project.
Prefer candidates with an operational knowledge of core security technologies, including Cisco IDS, IPS, WSA