Sr Systems Administrator (AWS, Microsoft)

We are seeking a Sr. Systems Administrator with AWS and Microsoft expertise to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities Include:
- Working alone on individual projects while being involved in larger projects as a team effort with minimal supervision from the lead systems engineer
- Leading a team in design and implementation of COTS-based solutions on single instances or across clustered devices
- Supporting the development of system security documentation on both new and deployed solutions
- Supporting the development of new capabilities
- Supporting the operations and maintenance aspects of deployed capabilities

Required Skills:
- Must be a US Citizen
- Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
- 6+ years of directly relevant systems administration experience including hands-on experience with Windows and AWS
- Must have hands-on knowledge of Microsoft OS installations, security hardening and maintenance
- Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities, including good understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework
- Knowledge and experience configuring Virtual Private Clouds (VPCs)
- Experience with Windows servers to include creation, installation, configuration, optimization, administration, backup & recovery
- Ability to deploy and integrate new applications that may be requested
- Capable of quickly learning new applications that run on various operating systems for testing and deployment
- Experience with performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc.
- Familiar with fundamentals of scripting languages for automation tasks and deployments (e.g. Bash Shell, Python & Kickstart technologies)
- Integration & implementation experience with various services such as LDAP, Samba, NFS, Bind, Apache, and other core technologies
- Familiarity of configuration management

Desired Skills:
- Experience with Puppet, Chef or Ansible
- Experience working in an agile development environment
- Experience with software development using java, RESTful services
- Comfortable with multilevel security systems or Cross Domain Solutions
- Experience with distributed compute environments such as Hadoop
- Experience working in DevOps and/or DevSecOps environments

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.