Senior Systems Administrator (TS/SCI w/ Poly) in Fort Meade, MD at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that supports USCYBERCOM's internal command IT systems, to include one-of-a-kind cyberspace operations systems?  We're looking for someone who is a solid Linux and/or Windows systems administrator to be a key contributor to that team. 

You will:

  • Maintain Windows and/or Linux operating systems in a variety of users and activities
  • Configure and support cloud and virtual environments including AWS and VMware
  • Apply cybersecurity knowledge to configure servers to proper security standards
  • Install, troubleshoot, and manage user applications
  • Test systems and resolve security vulnerabilities
  • Participate in the government's Risk Management Framework (RMF) to maintain system accreditation
  • Determining appropriate IT policies, while creating and improving upon system documentation
  • Interact with and assist customers from various parts of USCYBERCOM
  • Help manage computers, servers, networks, IT security systems and other critical components of USCYBERCOM’s IT infrastructure

Requirements:

  • Minimum ten (10) years of system administrator experience
  • Minimum of High School Diploma
  • One of following security certifications (active status): A+ CE, CCNA-Security, Network+ CE, SSCP, Security+ CE, or higher (minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAT Level I Certification)
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred / Desired Skills:

  • Exposure to AWS (Amazon Web Services), ACAS (Security scanning software), vCenter, WSUS (Windows Server Update Service), and/or STIGs/IAVA
  • A problem solver who can get in, be given a project, and use engineering skills to determine a solution 
  • Has, or is willing to gain, more diverse IT skills, including Windows, networking (CCNA would be awesome!), and more
  • Able to build systems from the ground up – network architecture/systems engineering
  • Any applicable certifications like RedHat Certified System Admin (RHCA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) 2012/2016, and/or AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Location: Fort Meade

No Shift Work

Some Travel required

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI Poly clearance.

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