System Administrator

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
Annapolis Junction, MD
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18


Seeking candidate with desktop, server and network administration support knowledge and experience in both Windows and Linux, with an emphasis on Linux.



Title of Position: System Administrator


Description of Position:

  • The selected candidate will provide desktop, server, and network administration support to mission and analytic networks.
  • Primary responsibilities include desktop support, application support, server administration, user account support, and basic support to LANinfrastructure.
  • Periodic on-call hours are required, as are shifted schedules to accommodate mission needs during surge periods
  • Provide regression testing on new software releases


Education and Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 3 years system administration experience with computer systems.  
  • Within the last 3 years, experience with either UNIX or Windows System Administration, to include user account administration, installation and configuration of workstations and peripherals, kernel parameter and disk partition modification, client-server support, software and hardware  upgrades, troubleshooting, and shell script programming.
  • Within the last 3 years, experience with Network Information Service (NIS), Network File System (NFS), Domain Name System (DNS), and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).  
  • Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 1 yearscriptingexperience using BOURNE Shell, C Shell or KORN Shell languages.
  • Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 1 yearexperience performing periodic system back-ups and developing/documenting standard operating procedures for these activities.  
  • A Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MSCA) or Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT) certification is highly desirable and can substitute for 1 yearexperience. 
  • In-depth Understanding of Red Hat 6.5 and centOS 7 required.
  • Experience with Windows/Linux operating systems
  • VMware experience
  • Centrify experience
  • Active Directory experience
  • Experience with ESXi, networking components (DNS, iptables, firewalls, TCP/IP)
  • Familiarity with DELL POWEREDGE 600/700/800 servers, Server 2012R2, and Server 2016 required.
  • Must have experience in account creation and management.
  • In-depth understanding of OS, network, and hardware troubleshooting solutions. 
  • Must be an independent thinker capable of working proficiently independently as well as within a team.
    • Desired Skills: 
    • Familiarity with provisioning both virtual machines and bare-metal hardware to meet customer needs. 
    • Experience providing assistance to users and optimizing system operations.
    • Understanding of information security principles and practices.
    • Experience with or familiarity with software and securityarchitectures.

Clearance Requirement:

  • TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph


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