Senior Systems Administrator

Fort Meade, MD

The Senior Systems Administrator will manage and maintain the virtual and physical infrastructure along with the guest virtual machines running on the hosts.


Education and Experience:

·       Bachelor’s Degree or a combination of technical training, certifications, and experience

·       MSCS or other systems related certifications or specialty experience

·       5+ Years of experience

·       Storage or VMWare Certification

·       Security+ CE (or appropriate DoDM 8570 Baseline Certification)

·       IAT Level II certification is required before start



·       Experienced in modifying COTS/GOTS applications to fit the customer’s requirements

·       Strong understanding and troubleshooting of physical and virtual servers

·       Knowledge of Scripting, vSAN, NetApp, Backups, Tape Library and SQL is a plus

·       Purchase recommendations on server equipment and site surveys involved with server installation

·       Attend work regularly to ensure all job duties are timely performed

·       Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by management

·       Provide Tier III Operational Support (troubleshooting)


Knowledge and Skills:

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Ability to organize and facilitate planning and demonstrations

·       Ability to track, manage, and ensure projects tasks are completed in a timely manner

·       Windows Server 2016

·       VMWare ESXi and Horizon

·       Remedy ITSM

·       SolarWinds Monitoring and Virtualization Manager (VMAN)

·       System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)


Technical Knowledge

·       Strong experience with Sites and Services AD, DNS, and DHCP

·       Strong experience in VMWare ESXi v6.7/vCenter, Microsoft Servers, and RDSP Platform

·       Strong Experience with GPOs

·       Strong experience with implementing configuration baselines and DoD STIGs

·       Strong experience with vulnerability mitigation and patching



·       Secret

·       Must be US Citizen


Travel Requirements:


This position will involve less than 10% travel


Location:  Fort Meade, MD