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Systems Administrator - TS/SCI

Infrastructure | Springfield, VA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

At Applied Insight, we leave no stone unturned in solving our customers’ technology challenges. Supporting the Federal Government with the strongest mission focus, our solutions empower people to collaborate more effectively in delivering services vital to the nation.

On joining the AI 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):

  • Provide Linux platform support (i.e. RHEL, CentOS) and administrative support, including management and troubleshooting
  • Illustrate hands-on knowledge and experience building and deploying automated server and workstation builds across an enterprise infrastructure with environments that are logically separated]
  • Illustrate hands-on experience and understanding of proactive monitoring concepts, including experience configuring and deploying Network and systems monitoring (i.e. SNMP, Splunk, etc.)
  • Research emerging technologies to determine impact on application/system integration and execution
  • Work with developers/engineers across disciplines to define customer and system requirements; design a solution that meets the current requirements and is scalable to meet future enterprise requirements
  • Provide experience with patching and maintaining server build

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

  • Candidate must have 10 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 3 years of experience OR Masters and 4 years, Bachelors and 6 years, Associates and 8 years or HS and 10 years. Must comply with DoD 8570 IAT Level 2.
  • Displays understanding of open source frameworks, with experience deploying various open source packages and/or application stacks into sponsor's production landscape
  • Establishes ability to deploy and maintain Linux baseline for physical and virtual platforms
  • Establishes ability to develop and maintain capacity metric
  • Interprets and implements new concepts, technologies and products quickly
  • On-Call - Required to carry a pager
  • Team player, work independently and manage multiple task assignments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills regarding developing project briefings, updating system designs, rack elevations, wiring diagrams, and system outage after action reports
  • Illustrates experience performing trend analysis on overall system health, performance, and capacity management regarding utilization and growth
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills regarding developing project briefings, updating system designs, rack elevations, wiring diagrams, and system outage after action reports
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restore the environment to an operational state with minimal downtime, perform root cause analysis and provide a forward leaning mitigation strategy
  • Proficient in Cloud Computing, Competencies of systems including: Fault tolerance, High availability, Scalability and Capacity planning, Data center organization, and Backup / Recovery
  • Illustrates knowledge of at least three of the following technologies: Encryption, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Anti-Virus, VPNs, SSL
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills regarding developing project briefings, updating system designs, rack elevations, wiring diagrams, and system outage after action reports
  • Understanding of all phases of the software development lifecycle; the System Engineering Life Cycle; and the ability to comprehend user business needs and concerns and integrate that understanding with technical skills
  • TS/SCI Clearance

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.
  • 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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