Criterion Systems Red Hat Enterprise Linux SME in Pensacola, Florida

Since 2005, Criterion has provided high-end information technology and systems integration services for many of our nation’s mission-critical environments. Criterion focuses on cybersecurity, IT infrastructure operations, systems engineering, and application development.

Criterion Systems is seeking a Red Hat Enterprise Linux SME to support a contract in Pensacola, FL. In this role, the qualified candidate will support various duties including system administration, hardware/software installation and configuration, resolving Tier III requests from users, and more.

Criterion Systems offers great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and competitive pay. We encourage all of our candidates to check out our website to learn more about our cutting-edge projects, supportive company culture, and offerings.


Highlights of Responsibilities

  • Develop test plans, perform testing, assess and recommend security requirements, document and sustain operating systems for use within DHS.

  • Installing and configuring equipment (hardware and software tools) in the test lab. Reporting the results of the hardware and software tools testing and populate the database.

  • Installing, configuring, testing, patching, and provide recommendations for Government accreditation of new technologies to be included in the Enterprise design.

  • Drafting the following documentation for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL): Tatics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs), Best Business Practices (BBPs), Engineering Installation Plans (EIPs), System Design Plans (SDPs), Systems Integration Test (SITs), and Systems Acceptance Test (SATs).

  • Participating in the development of all supporting documentation for the accreditation, including a functional architecture with ports, protocols, and services; data flows; management; security plan; and hardware and software list.

  • Resolving Tier III support requests from all supported sites within the Army enterprise.

  • Preparing LOMs (List of Materials) for acquisition of hardware and software to support RHEL systems.

  • Installing, configuring, securing and maintaining RHEL systems in the lab environment, to include both virtual and physical systems.


  • TS/SCI Cleared

  • 10 Years’ Experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related field

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator or Red Hat Certified Engineer

Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.