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1582 - Systems Administrator

Herndon, Virginia
Top Secret

OVERVIEW:
We’re looking for an experienced systems administrator who’s eager to use and grow his or her technological skills to help our customer meet their mission objectives. The successful candidate will be part of a team that builds solutions, implements new software and hardware, and assists our developers with the IT needs. You’ll help create, be given challenging assignments, lead initiatives, and take ownership and responsibility. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about applying their skills to make sure our customers achieve mission success.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Maintain essential IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
  • Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities on a growing team of engineers
  • Enable faster and smarter processes through the use of automation
  • Work with our customer’s IT infrastructure and networking to ensure reliability
  • Perform server administration tasks, including user/group
    administration, security permissions, group policies, research event log
    warnings and errors, and resource monitoring, ensuring system
    architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Monitor infrastructure health and respond to issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers as needed
  • Maintain internal infrastructure requirements including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, security updates
  • Support test engineers in fast paced DevOPS environment; help research new IT related technologies, develop requirements, and implement custom solutions to support our customer’s mission

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven work experience in IT (3-5 years)
  • Experience with Linux, Windows, and Mac operating systems; current network equipment and technologies, modern datacenter server technology, system performance-monitoring and logging tools, directory services, KVM and VMware virtualization, HTTP services, containerization technologies
  • Scripting (bash, Python, Powershell or similar) and/or automation (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc) experience preferred
  • Experience analyzing and maintaining large-scale distributed systems
  • Shared storage technologies such as NAS, SAN, or clustered file systems

CLEARANCE:

  • Top Secret minimum