Systems Administrator

Job description:

We are currently recruiting for a growing Aerospace/Defense contractor who is in search of an experienced ‘Systems Administrator’ located either in Arlington, Virginia. Candidate must be a US citizen and currently hold an active Secret Clearance. Linux experience is mandatory for this position along with a stable work career.

***Salary commensurate with experience.

***Local candidate only considered and within commuting distance to Arlington, VA.


  • After-hours support is required for maintenance and patching when needed.
  • Configure and maintain NAS Storage, Networking, Firewall, and Directory Services such as MS Active Directory management and Group Policy administration.
  • Create and maintain installation and configuration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintain current knowledge of DoD security and technical guidelines and the organization’s policies.
  • Perform performance monitoring, results analysis and enhancement, as well as process automation using PowerShell scripting and other available technologies.
  • Professionally support senior administrators, Information System Security Officers (ISSO), management, researchers and others supporting the customers.
  • Provide daily support, systems maintenance, problem resolution, tracing and project support
  • Provide support for production and development environments.
  • Supporting senior administrators in implementing, deploying, and maintaining Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu) and Windows operating systems in traditional and virtualized environments across a variety of hardware solutions.



  • Linux Administration (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu).
  • Must hold active Secret clearance.
  • Windows OS Administration.


  • Active Directory including Group Policy, LDAP backend, and Replication.
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) support.
  • Current knowledge of DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS).
  • Effective utilization of Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGS) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Content and Tools.
  • Enterprise Virtualization Tools.
  • Host Based Security System (HBSS) implementation and maintenance.
  • Multi-Factor Authentication.
  • Public Key Infrastructure.
  • Top Secret clearance with full scope polygraph.
  • Web Server.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

This is a growing company that continues to exceed in it’s space. Great company benefits, highly competitive pay and a collaborative work environment.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 100000

Salary Max : 130000

Currency Type : US Dollars