Linux OS Architect

Recruiter
Location
Portsmouth
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2016
Closes
11 Nov 2016
Ref
RMS0171221_7
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:
is a global pioneer. Their joint talent and technology connect and protect lives. Creating innovative, effective space and defence solutions and services for their customers, driving their industry forward.

The Role:
A Satellite Communications System is currently being upgraded so that elements of this system operate upon an updated MS Windows Operating System (OS) - Windows Server 2012 R2.

Two Bespoke Application communicate with one another. One is hosted upon the Windows OS and the other is hosted upon a Linux OS. Communication is via the IPsec protocol. The applicant will be responsible ensuring that these Applications function correctly, communicate correctly and as previously with the new Windows OS. For example, this may involve re-configuring the Linux product manager (RPM).

Following this upgrade regression testing will be undertaken to ensure functionality and behaviour remains correct. Security Enforcing Function (SEF) testing will be undertaken to ensure the expected security behaviour remains intact.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Tools

- In depth knowledge and deployment of Linux OS, particularly Red Hat Fedora 4 Core IPSec functionality and interaction with third party SW applications.
- In depth knowledge and deployment of Windows Operating Systems and interaction with third party SW applications. Working in a team environment.

Essential experience

- Working in a restricted security development environment and VV&T testing