• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1993

Title:  Linux and Hardware Administrator

Location: Arlington, VA

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

Candidate shall provide customer with technical support in the following areas in support of new program and existing program expansion as part of existing contract:

  • Administer and manage Linux and hardware for on-premises systems, engineering, analysis, and test environments
  • Perform system and user account maintenance
  • Test and assess security configuration of Linux servers
  • Monitor, evaluate, and optimize system performance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve operating system conflicts
  • Analyze, test and implement security patches and hardening
  • Perform maintenance data collection on the equipment
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance activities
  • Document maintenance actions
  • Installs, configures and maintains multiplatform systems hardware, software and components.
  • Integrates security solutions into information systems.


candidate shall work first shift with a rotational call-in that could include holidays and weekends.


Supplier technical deliverables are:

  • Jira Updates


personnel shall be U.S. citizens. Supplier personnel shall have U.S. Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance with a CI Polygraph and/or Full Scope Polygraph (a U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active). Supplier personnel shall have the ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance/Special Program Access or other government access requirements.


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