Systems Admin - Mid Level in Fort Meade, MD at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Ready to use your expertise on a wide variety of difficult defense security assignments, applying analytical techniques as part of a team that tackles national defense challenges? In this role you'll serve as a mission enabler for the section and provides the following critical support functions: system testing and evaluation, tailored system and operation training, system security, lab management, property accountability and fielding logistical support.


Required Skills:

  • Experience with Linux (CentOS/RHEL administration or similar *NIX) 
  • Experience with STE requirements/tools/teams 
  • Experience with customer Information System Security processes and tools (SSPs/ATO/IAVAs etc) 
  • Self-motivated and independent worker 
  • Willing to learn and improve in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

Desired Skills:

  • Experience scripting against REST APIs, databases, and CSV files
  • Experience with network design, security, and automation 
  • Experience with DevOps tech stacks and modern CM and CI/CD tools (especially Ansible) 
  • Experience with a scripting language (Python/bash)
  • Desire experience with VMWare hypervisors and virtualization, and FreeIPA and Kerberos authentication.

Key Skills:

- Python/Bash, Linux


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years related professional experience
  • Solid understanding of Linux
  • A desire and willingness to expand your horizons

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

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.