• Location: Annapolis Junction
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2536

System Administrator – Level 3
Work Location: NBP 140
Job Description:
The System Administrator shall be responsible for providing network management and systems administration to maintain the Agency’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure and HPC development environment. 

  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems.
  • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems.
  • Aid users in accessing and using IT systems.
  • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for all the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
Required Experience:
  • Linux CLI, Bash/Python Scripts,
  • installation, configuration, and support of COTS/GOTS software, packages, and libraries in a Linux and Windows environment, Network Appliance clustered servers, FC San storage,
  • Hands-on troubleshooting, customer interfacing, issue resolution, discrepancy tracking, and report generation
  • Software frameworks used for searching, monitoring, and analyzing big data such as Splunk and Elastic Stack
  • Linux configuration regarding Storage, Networking, Load Balancing, Memory Management, VMs, Firewalls, and System Monitoring
  • STE/STN security compliance policies, procedures, and tools. As well as the SSP accreditation processes   
  • IaC (Infrastructure as Code) principles and automation tools such as SaltStack and Ansible
Desired Experience
  • Atlassian Suite of Tools Jira and Confluence.
  • Hardware, firmware, and software sanitization.
  • NetBackup or tape backup systems and archiving.
  • ePolicy Orchestrator and McAfee.
Security+ Certification
Fifteen (15) years' experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
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