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Centurion Consulting Group

Centurion is looking for a Security Engineer for a remote, short-term opportunity. (3 month contract) 

Project Description/Overview:

  • Task: Hardening to CIS standards
  • Security is a significant priority for the client. They have applied CIS standards to the systems using modern techniques and through tools such as SELinux.
  • The application of the security hardening for the operating systems (OS) have been done over time and in an ad hoc way. This has resulted in a significant maintenance burden, particularly when they are developing new components or changing how our components work or how/where they are installed.


  • Evaluate the current approach to CIS OS hardening (particularly the SELinux configuration) and apply best practices to both allow the software to run properly and to ensure that the systems remain hardened to CIS standards.
  • Identify a maintenance approach to include changes to our CIS OS Hardening, as needed, to facilitate new components or changes in components.


  • 5+ years of expertise with the following: Oracle Linux 8, Red Hat Package Manager (RPM), CIS OS Hardening application and maintenance
  • Extensive knowledge of Cybersecurity practices, protocols, and readiness and the ability to apply SELinux best practices which are in compliance with CIS Standards
  • Experience in the engineering of enterprise level information technology systems and solutions including needs analysis, alternatives analysis, technical requirements development, and solution implementation.
  • Excellent problem solving, issue identification, analytical, and technical documentation skills.
  • Self-starter who can develop solutions and present the design to Metron personnel before implementation.

Position Details:  

  • US Citizenship or Authorization to work in US required
  • Travel: < 10% (CONUS)
  • Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V
  • No third parties or subcontractors 

REF: JOB-4598

    • Location: Anywhere
    • Date posted: