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System Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph

DevOps | Annapolis Junction, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Technology Group, Applied Insight’s advanced analytics specialists, have an exceptional track record of solving the most complex big data challenges and delivering actionable intelligence at the heart of the U.S. national security mission.

On joining our team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

 

A day in the life (just a few of the things you may do on any given day):

Supporting our nation’s intelligence and DoD community, you will have the opportunity to work with the nation’s largest data sets and assist in solving our nation’s most complex data challenges.

Completing a variety of interesting applied R&D tasks focused on Systems Administration.

Collaborate with others on the project to brainstorm about the best way to tackle complex development and systems problems.


You will excel in this role if you are:

  • Embracing Emerging TechnologyYou will leverage a variety of  technologies, in a well-funded environment, to solve intricate technical problems impacting national security.
  • Well-roundedYou appreciate the opportunity to work across multiple technologies.
  • MotivatedYou want to continually learn and work with new things.
  • AgileAble to work as part of small team working together to develop cutting edge solutions.
  • Focused on AutomationWherever possible, you look for ways to automate manual processes to increase efficiency, speed, and operability of tasks.


What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • 3 or more years of experience as a Systems Administrator.
  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
  • Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
  • Provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems.
  • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process.
  • Configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
  • TS/SCI with polygraph.


What we are desiring from you (i.e. the nice-to-have qualifications):

  • Support the design of systems, mission architecture and associated hardware
  • Possess a working knowledge and understanding of system administration interdependencies as part of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration


What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options from CareFirst BCBS which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan. We pay for 100% of the employee premium and cover 90% of your dependent’s premium.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off that includes one bucket of leave to use how the employee sees fit; no separate holiday, sick, or vacation.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Semi-Annual bonuses for hours worked "over standard".
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools the need to achieve success and grow their career. 
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions. 
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open door policy.


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