Join a Winning Team! SME - Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (Linux) Ft. Shafter, HI · Full time

SME - Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (Linux) – Ft. Shafter, HI






SME - Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (Linux) – Ft. Shafter, HI


Position ID: CONTINGENT-RISA20221229-006


Number of Positions: 1


Company: Rolston Information Systems Assurance, LLC (RISA)


FSLA Classification: Exempt


Key Personnel Position: No


Location: Ft. Shafter, HI


Remote/Telework Authorized? No remote/telework is authorized. Work is performed 100% on site.


Anticipated Start Date:  Anticipated Award Date is June 2023

CONTINGENT Upon Contract Award


Required Security Clearance: Must already possess and be able to maintain an active DoD Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.


COVID Policy: As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation. 




Specific Responsibilities


Essential Functions

Operate and maintain RHEL satellite server on Army and MI Domain networks both on premise and in Army Commercial Cloud Service Provider (AC2SP). Utilize Satellite server and Yellow-dog Update Manager (YUM), Ansible, vSphere client, SSH clients, and industry best practices to manage RHEL clients on all Customer Networks (~200 virtual servers initially with expectation to grow approximately 10% every option year).


Design, implement, and maintain enterprise Linux configuration standard baseline compliant with DISA STIG. Publish STIG checklist no less than quarterly and as changes to the STIG are published.


Support Government requirements to accomplish submittal of new and amended Authorization and Accreditation packages according to the RMF NIST 800-53, AR-25-2, ICD 503, and DAMI-IMC Memo CSP-MGMT-CA-010.


Design, implement, and maintain RHEL Identity Management (IdM) solution on Army MI Networks. Integrate IdM with Active Directory Kerberos and DNS services. Automate IdM policy enforcement to mirror Customer Enterprise Active Directory IdM STIG compliance. Document IdM Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and integrate procedures into Customer AD, Naming Convention, and Quarantine Procedures.




Required Certifications:

IAT Level II; minimum CompTIA Security+


Required Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field or 10 years of related experience


Required Experience/Skills:

10+ years’ relevant experience for senior-level position


Preferred Certifications:



Preferred Education:



Preferred Experience:



Supervisory Responsibilities:



Work Environment:

Professional Office Environment; must be able to sit at a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone.


Must be able to communicate regularly via telephone and verbally present information to employees, customers, and outside vendors.


Work Schedule/Expected Hours of Work:

40 hours per week


Monday – Friday 0800 – 1700 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)


Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee. 


Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.



No travel is expected.





Per Diem

Limited to per diem allowed in accordance with the Joint Travel Regulations/Federal Travel Regulations (JTR/FTR) for pre-approved travel if required.



United States Citizenship is required.



About RISA


RISA is an emerging technologies service provider focused on the continuity of network operations and elimination of risk to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical business processes and data. RISA seeks professionals who are excited by technical challenges and driven by the opportunity to use their knowledge, skills, and abilities in helping our customers meet mission requirements. Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our dedicated employees driven in providing valuable services to our customers. Come along for the journey and perhaps you can be part of our growth and success.


RISA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

·      Medical, Dental, Vision

·      Company Paid Life Insurance & Disability

·      Retirement Savings Plan including both Pre-tax & Roth Contributions

·      401(k)

·      Paid Time Off (PTO)

·      11 Paid Federal Holidays


RISA is an Equal Opportunity Employer