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Sr. SELinux Developer

  • Experience with SELinux
  • Experience with custom RHEL v.7 configurations and distributions

Our client seeking an experienced Sr. SELinux Developer with a desire to expand their skills and work in a friendly and innovative environment with other deeply talented individuals. You will be applying an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to SELinux policies and RHEL configurations. Someone who is positive, hard-working, eager to learn, and creative is the perfect fit for this role. If you have the current knowledge combined with a willingness to continue learning, this is the place for you.

About End-Client
Our client is a global, innovative company who is rapidly expanding to stay on top of cutting-edge technology in cloud, containerization, middleware, and virtualization. There are excellent opportunities to expand your skills and to work with some of the top IT talent in the industry.

Job Key Responsibilities
Apply an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify SELinux security policies and custom RHEL configurations and distributions.
Develop, review and administer custom SELinux policies for RHEL 7.x systems.
Build custom policy rules building from the baseline RHEL 7.6 policy.
Scan for programs to include in custom policies for mandatory access controls.
Review software interface designs to design and implement custom mandatory access controls.
Create custom policies for role-based access controls. Integrate and test policy rules with developmental software.
Coordinate updates and design questions with 3rd-party SELinux policy analysis partner. Provide consulting services as needed on the following topics:
RHEL system install and patching
RHEL system service scripts and management
RHEL custom builds and RPM management Custom Anaconda installation System integrity monitoring Remote health and status reporting Agile methods and tracking tools (Atlassian JIRA preferred) Code repositories (Git preferred) Provide guidance and knowledge transfer to client team Provide client team with an Engagement Journal at the end of the engagement

Job Must Haves

  • Experience with SELinux
  • Experience with custom RHEL v.7 installations, custom builds, configurations and distributions
  • Experience with custom Anaconda installation
  • Experience with Agile methodology

Job Nice to Haves

  • RHCE (Red Hat Certified Engineer)
  • Active Secret Clearance

For more information you can contact Gina Dilusant or Karla Mejia at (732) 637-1900 or at apply@encodeinc.com quoting Job Reference 2479 or alternatively, apply here to register your interest.

About Encode
We embrace the philosophy that we have (2) clients.  You are one…the uniquely skilled resource and the end-client is our second client.  We collaborate with both you and the end-client to ensure we have a career enhancing, financially attractive assignment for you and an innovative, problem solving skilled technical resource for the end client.  Things we excel at:

  • Direct client relationships
  • Client feedback on resume submissions (35 days)
  • Client feedback on interviews (24 days)
  • Regular updates from dedicated Encode coverage team
  • Let a career minded, dedicated professional work for you.  Call me.


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  • Engineering
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Encode, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, country of origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, genetic information, or military service. Encode, Inc. is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.