Systems Administrator

Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.
  • Deploying, managing and troubleshooting physical, virtual, and cloud-based Information Technology (IT) environments consisting of Windows/Unix/Linux servers, workstations, storage, Active Directory, DNS, user identity and access controls, host-based security software and network configurations, and installed applications.
  • Assessing present and future capacity requirements, conducting trade studies, providing specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, developing Bill of Materials
  • Conducting automated installation and testing
  • Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.
  • Supporting risk assessments and the implementation of risk mitigation countermeasures


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Must have a Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Must have 6 years of professional experience or 4 years of experience with a Master’s degree for an E04 or 4 years of professional experience or 2 years of experience with a Master’s degree for an E03.
  • Practical experience with Linux operating systems, VMware, TCP/IP networking, encryption, host-based security, DNS, Directory Services, Storage, cloud-based environments (AWS, OpenStack). Window and Unix is nice to have.


Desired Skills:

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification or the ability to obtain certification within three months of employment.
  • Systems Administration certifications preferred such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and VMware Certified Associate or Professional (VCA or VCP).
  • Ability to develop automation scripts using one of more of the following shell and scripting languages: Bourne, C, Korn, Bash, Perl, Python, VBScript, and PowerShell.
  • Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology and Cybersecurity.
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment or a Network/Security Operations Center
  • Experience and/or familiarity with trouble-ticket or other tracking system.
  • Experience with capacity planning, conducting trade studies, identifying detailed information for hardware and software selection, and developing Bill of Materials