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Systems Administrator - TS/SCI with Polygraph

Infrastructure | College Park, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Insight delivers next-generation cloud solutions that give Federal customers greater command and control, insight and security for their public and private cloud deployments.

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):

  • Complete customer requests and assist customers with questions and problems.
  • Interact with various operating systems, applications, environments, and the latest VMware and networking technologies on the market.
  • Use your scripting and orchestration knowledge to automate tasks across an enterprise enclave.
  • Collaborate with other teammates to brainstorm about the best way to tackle some of the more complex problems

 You will excel in this role if you are:

  • Well-rounded: You appreciate the opportunity to work across multiple technologies.
  • Driven and have a desire to grow your career and take your infrastructure skills to the next level.
  • Wherever possible, you look for ways to automate manual processes to increase productivity.
  • An instinct for troubleshooting and the inability to give up (at least until the problem is solved).
  • The ability to communicate with just about anyone in a language they understand. (This is a user-facing role and you will be working with a highly technical team.)

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

  • At least 6 years of experience working with IT concepts and fundamentals.
  • At least 3 years of experience with Linux operating system environments.
  • At least 2 years of experience working with Networking technologies and TCP/IP protocols; understanding, analyzing, troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Windows or Linux configuration management, system administration, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience working in a support, service desk, or customer service role.
  • Strong willingness to learn new technologies.
  • BS in Computer Science, IT, IS, or equivalent area of technical study (An additional 4 years of IT experience can substitute for a BS Degree).

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

  • Hands-on experience with virtualization technologies (e.g. VMWare, Zen, Citrix, KVM).
  • Hands-on experience with storage technologies/protocols (e.g. NetApp, LUNs, Fibre Channel, CIFS, NFS).
  • Hands-on experience with Docker Experience

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.
  • 10% 401K employer contribution with no employee contribution required.
  • 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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