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Senior Systems Administrator

Position Description:

  • Candidate must be willing and able to:
    • be on-call 24×7
    • mission critical (Agency Code Red required)
    • interface with agency and non-agency sites via emails/phone to walk them through hands-on troubleshooting
    • work flexible hours, staying until the job is completed (mission is restored)
    • work a 12 hour evening shift


Technical Skills Required:

  • Linux (strong grasp of command-line usage)
  • Software development (Java, C/C++ preferred)
  • Scripting (Ruby, Python, PHP preferred, shell and Pearl are acceptable)+G25
  • Security Tools (nmap, Netcat, intrusion detection systems, firewalls and packet-processors)
  • Experience performing all aspects of the integration and test of the system including installing the hardware into the racks, labeling cables, running cables, building the system to drawing package, quality assurance, loading operating system, loading applications, and all levels of testing in regard to the system.


Special Technical Skills Desired:

  • Development tools (Eclipse, Subversion)
  • Web technologies (Weblogic, Apache)
  • Enterprise Messaging Systems (JMS)
  • Database Administration (MySQL, Oracle, Mongo)+G25
  • Networking (protocols, fiber/Ethernet knowledge)
  • Cloud/Virtualization technologies
  • Data storage solutions
  • Technical writing
  • Mission knowledge


Minimum Experience Required:

  • Five (5) years’ experience integrating systems using multiple operating systems (Solaris, Linux, and Windows) and developing and implementing test plans and test scripts;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in one of the following areas of study: Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or Mathematics. Eight (8) years of additional experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph Required


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