System Admin/Software Engineer (Linux)

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/24/2020 11:16 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Job Category
Software Engineering
US-NJ-Atlantic City Int. Airport



Noblis is helping FAA manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world. We are seeking smart, passionate, and motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation’s aviation system. If you want to be involved in acquiring, implementing, and managing the communications and information solutions to achieve our nation’s aviation vision, this is the job for you!


Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a Public Key Infrastructure used to support strong authentication between systems communicating in the NAS. The system consists of commercial and developed software as well as specialized networking and cryptography hardware that are integrated into a highly reliable, high performance set of services for creating, managing, and validating X.509 credentials. These credentials are used to support authentication as well as other cryptographic needs of the NAS, including digital signature, non-repudiation, and encryption.


The Systems Administrator for Identity and Access Management supports the analysis, planning, design, implementation, test and evaluation of current and future IAM capabilities. This includes PKI, certificate and identity management, IAM capacity expansion, and enterprise authorization. Works with the IAM development team to plan, document, and test IAM and report results. Upgrades IAM infrastructure and integrates up-to-date COTS to support technology refresh and migration to newer technologies. Works with the support organization to test and deploy IAM to test and operational environments. Works with the IAM development lab manager to evaluate the security posture of IAM and take corrective action. Supports operational hardware, virtualization, and network infrastructure. Recommends development and design changes to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Supports software development, system builds and deployments to test and operational environments.

Work Location: William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City, NJ

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

- Support the ongoing design, development, deployment, and maintenance of IAM, including:

- Develop test plans, procedures, and reports to evaluate the functional capabilities, availability, security posture, deployment, and other aspects of the IAM system

- Develop scripts, software, data sets, and other assets required to fully evaluate the IAM system

- Support migration of IAM to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

- Support maintenance and upgrades of IAM deployment automation using Ansible

- Work in an Agile environment to support design, development, test, and deployment IAM Phase 2 and beyond

- Review and develop documentation to include, but not limited to: requirements documents, interface description documents, training material, technical instruction material, maintenance plans

- Participate in TIMs

- Prepare and review program technical documentation

Client Engagement

· Learn about the Noblis business development lifecycle, processes, tools, and account structure
· Contribute specialized domain or technical content to proposal sections or client white papers
· Build a productive relationship with your client and understand their structure and goals


  • Bachelor's degree in EE, Computer Science, or related field and 3 years of experience
  • Systems administration experience with Linux, VMWare
  • Experience working in an Agile and/or DevOps development environment
  • Experience in the use of Git, SVN, and/or other configuration management software
  • Strong analytical skills

* Experience with Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and/or other deployment support tools

  • Familiarity with PKI concepts and implementations  

Desired Skills: 

- Experience with supporting systems in the FAA NAS
- Networking experience in FAA domains, including FNTB, OPIP, and NESG
- Software development using Java EE, Python, PHP, and other languages



Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

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