Systems Administrator VI in Greenbelt, MD at Volt

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Greenbelt, MD
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    147759
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (804) 727-0017

Job Description

The role of Sr. 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.

Requirements:

  • Perform senior-level Linux/Unix 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.
  • Provide senior-level mentoring to junior and mid-level system administration staff.
  • Developing and implement strategy, design, implementation and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.
  • 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.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation providing off-hours support.

Required Skills: 

  • Must have an ACTIVE US Government Security Clearance - Required
  • 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
  • System monitoring, for example: Nagios
  • VMWare ESXi hypervisors
  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Experience supporting Federal systems including FISMA Certification and Accreditation
  • Managing software and hardware deployment projects
  • Experience with postfix, opsware, sybase, apache, mysql, mrtg

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

Volt is an Equal Employer Opportunity