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Security Administrator

Law Enforcement and Security

Diplomatic Security


Reston, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Tuvli, an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Tuvli, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Tuvli provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Tuvli ensures that solutions are strictly aligned with agency processes and desired program outcomes while delivering the best value for technology investments.

As a Tuvli employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Tuvli is seeking a Linux Security Administrator to join our IT team and ensure the security of our Linux systems and networks. As a Linux Security Administrator, you will be responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux systems as well as installing security tools and policies on Linux servers and devices. You will also monitor and audit system activities, perform vulnerability and baseline assessments, and triage and remediate Linux systems.

To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Solid understanding of Linux operating systems, security best practices, and common attack vectors.
  • Experience with various security tools and frameworks, such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, encryption, VPN, SELinux, NIST, etc.
  • Additionally, you should have strong problem-solving, communication, and teamwork skills.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of broad work experience including administration, engineering, and security.
  • 3+ years of experience in security technology administration.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and balance conflicting demands.
  • Strong sense of professionalism, integrity, and ethics.
  • Ability to combine technical skills with an understanding of business needs to successfully protect assets.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Job-related industry certification, such as RHCE, LPI, CISSP, SANS GIAC, security+, and MCSE.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience assessing and hardening security configurations for operating systems, applications, and services.
  • Administration of Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (NIDS & NIPS).
  • Administration of Host Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (HIDS & HIPS).
  • IDS, IPS, SIEM content management, policy tuning and signature development.
  • Ad-hoc scripting supporting process automation and data analysis.
  • New system integration and coordination with engineering.
  • Resource utilization analysis and performance tuning of IDS & SIEM servers & applications.
  • Experience with virtualization technologies.
  • Experience in the deployment, operation, maintenance, upgrading and troubleshooting/repair of cyber.
  • Defense systems to include but not limited to: network components, servers, analyst workstations, CND associated hardware and software.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: Tuvli

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3771