Full Job Description

***Will be required to obtain a Public Trust if an active security clearance is not already held***

Senior Systems Administrator will be responsible for:

  • Administration including operations, maintenance, configuration, monitoring servers and performance tuning (LINUX, UNIX)
  • Conduct resource utilization monitoring to proactively detect bottlenecks or delays.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and provide recommendations for resolution for implementation.
  • Conduct capacity monitoring, planning & analysis; advising on characteristics that affect software systems i.e. storage capacity, processing speed and input/output requirements.
  • Maintain business objects client tools using CITRIX in Dev, Test, Pre-Prod and PROD environments.
  • Maintain audit universes
  • Perform backups and reports using tape media as well as perform full backups of system.
  • Administration of business intelligence and web applications in AWS
  • Support the build out of cloud architecture and integration of new cloud/AWS services on an agile, cross-functional team
  • Analyze system requirements and design specifications in support of HQ and specific offices geographically dispersed;
  • Perform on-site design, build, testing, implementation, and maintenance of new web applications; and make updates/modifications, when needed, to existing web and database applications
  • Responsibilities include technical advice for designing and implementing strategies for collaboration, code, source control, security, compliance, continuous integration, testing, delivery, monitoring and feedback

Required Technical Skills:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in cloud technologies like AWS, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of Azure administration and development.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Linux and Unix server system admin experience including configuring, monitoring and performance tuning.
  • Demonstrated experience in Linux RedHat SE administration/ configuration
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting a production, testing, integration, and development environments
  • Demonstrated experience in performing root cause analysis in complex and distributed environments
  • Minimum 3 years DevOps experience
  • Minimum 3 years of ITIL experience

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, and/or related field is preferred or 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Amazon AWS Certifications: i.e. AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner is preferred
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tool (specifically SAP HANA and PowerBI) administration, including experience creating user roles/permissions, plugin deployment, SDK integration, etc.


  • Great benefits: Paid time off, flexible work schedule, teleworking allowed, medical/dental/vision plan, 401k; and more
  • Tuition assistance for continuing or career-related education
  • Our cultural focus is on people and results – not bureaucracy
  • Ample opportunity for career growth – we promote from within
  • Leadership takes a constructive interest in every team member’s success
  • Work/Life Balance and flexible hours
  • Be part of a close-knit team that works and plays together and helps one another succeed
  • You will not be micromanaged: plan, prioritize, schedule and be accountable for your own tasks
  • Casual workplace
  • Open-door policy with all management

**Salary is commensurate with education and experience**

Job Category: Systems Administration
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Silver Spring MD

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