Systems Engineer- Linux in Cheswick at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/12/2021

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Transform Your Tomorrow...Today at Curtiss-Wright

EMD, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright in Cheswick, PA designs, manufactures, tests and provides after-market support for the most advanced, proven and reliable critical function pumps, motors, generators, seals, control rod drive mechanisms and power conditioning electronics available anywhere in the world today. Curtiss-Wright EMD has a long-standing and distinguished reputation for the design, development, manufacture and qualification of critical-function machining solutions for the United States Navy and the commercial nuclear utility industry.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a complete benefit package includes medical, dental, vision and life insurances, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and vacations/holidays.

The Opportunity | Linux Systems Engineer

Curtiss-Wright EMD is searching for a Systems Engineer for the Engineering Information Technology (EIT) group. The position includes Linux operating system administration across several of our local networks in support of both our manufacturing operations and our engineering analysts.

Location: Cheswick, PA (Greater Pittsburgh)

The Challenge:

  • Manage regular RHEL kick starts, patches and upgrades across 3 networks (workstations and servers)

  • Address security vulnerabilities identified by scanning (Nessus) on Linux systems

  • Orchestrate configuration management and auditing using Gitlab/Ansible/Tower

  • Manage central monitoring and alerting for Linux systems
  • Upgrade and maintain network multifactor authentication servers and systems (PrivacyIdea)
  • Configure and maintain computational clusters and workstations to support complex end-user analyses.
  • Service desk support for Linux-based end-user needs
  • Virtualization infrastructure and server management (Scale, VMware)

  • Work with IS security to ensure customer requirements and internal security plans are met

  • Ensure work is in accordance with policies, procedures and instructions while abiding by safety, environmental, and security rules and guidelines

Your Expertise:

  • Must be a US citizen and obtain and maintain DOD secret level clearance
  • Bachelor Degree in Information Systems/Technology, Computer Science or 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Minimum relevant experience of 3 years
  • Linux/RHEL/CentOS Operating System experience
  • Experience with configuration management / automation tools (Ansible, Salt, Puppet, Chef)

The following experience / credentials would be useful in this role:

  • Relevant experience of 10+ years
  • RedHat Certified System Administrator or Engineer
  • Prior experience with implementation of information systems in a security restricted environment

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.