Systems Administrator IV in Greenbelt, MD at Volt

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Greenbelt, MD
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt has an opening for a System Administrator for a client in Greenbelt, Maryland. We are looking for someone with experience in Linux/Unix operating system administration. Volt's Client is a leading client provides government services and information technology support.

Job Description:

System Administrator (Contract to hire role):

The role of Systems Administrator is a hands-on technical position joining a seasoned and diverse team of information technology professionals supporting mostly a Unix/Linux environment with a small handful of Windows systems mixed-in.


  • Perform Linux system administration including troubleshooting, fault isolation, system tuning, software installation, maintenance.
  • Identify and implement system and process-level improvements including providing recommendations to purchase and then implementing hardware and software solutions.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation providing off-hours support.
  • Ideal candidate must be able to grasp a wide range of unique skills and be able to think and respond quickly to real-time problems as they arise.
  • Candidate must have strong multi-tasking skills to effectively meet task objectives.

Required Skills: 

  • Linux/Unix operating system administration
  • Scripting experience with Perl, Bash, Python, etc.
  • TCP/IP and network protocols including DNS, SMTP, SNMP, ICMP, SSH, RADIUS, and LDAP
  • VMWare ESXi hypervisors
  • Windows operating system administration
  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience supporting Federal systems

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field & 3 years’ experience or Master’s Degree and 0 year is required.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit:

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer