• System Administrator Level 3 (33) (AX)

    # of Openings
    Systems Administration
    Clearance Level
    TS/SCI with Polygraph
    US-MD-Annapolis Junction
  • Overview

    Seeking experienced Linux System Administrator with a background in VMWare, IaaS, and DoD 8570 certification(s) to provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems. Must have a TS/SCI with polygraph.


    Title of Position: System Administrator Level 3


    Description of Position:

    • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems. 
    • Experience building, patching and maintaining servers both physical and virtual. 
    • An understanding of Cloud Infrastructure Services or  Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is necessary 
    • Provide Tier III system administration support for CentOS operating systems.
    • Install, upgrade and configure Linux workstations. Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers.
    • Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space.
    • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
    • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery.
    • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers and work in a team environment.
    • Provide system support services for Windows Virtual Machines (VM's) and images (scripting, image maintenance, system configuration and automation)
    • Establish automated workflows through PowerShell scripting and Task Sequence for creating and deploying cloud images.
    • Ensure Windows VMs and images are reporting to corporate tools (SCCM, ePO, etc)
    • Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes as required by evolvement of production environments, updating software and software configurations
    • Maintain up to date system documentation for all responsible systems
    • Troubleshoot Windows systems identifying hardware, software and procedural issues.
    • Respond to internal trouble ticket system requests:
    • Respond promptly and courteously to requests for assistance, take ownership and ensure resolution of tickets in a timely manner.
    • Determine the nature of the problem being reported
    • Initiate the action necessary to resolve the problem
    • Document all communication to and from customers
    • Ensure follow-up on outstanding service issues
    • Implement plans for deploying new services in a highly available and automated environment
    • Be a proactive member of team looking for improvements in technologies and efficiencies
    • Assume other duties/projects as they arise and be responsive to the needs of the department
    • Provide weekly status report on activities completed in the last week and current projects.
    • Must be able to respond to after hours call-ins
    • Possibility of travel CONUS or OCONUS, approximately 5% or less


    Clearance Requirement:

    • TS/SCI with Polygraph
    • No CCAs will be considered for this position

    Education and Experience Required:

    • One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED.  NOTE: this certification requirement must be completed before an individual can join the task.
    • High School/GED plus nine (9) years' experience OR Associates plus seven (7) years' experience OR Bachelors plus five (5) years' experience OR Masters plus three (3) years' experience OR Doctorate plus one (1) years' experience
    • Candidate must be able to support system in a hybrid Linux and Windows environment.
    • Must possess experience in one or mores systems and architectures and associated hardware: mainframe, mini, or client/server based.
    • Experience with Linux systems in the areas of system administration troubleshooting, integration, shell scripting, and development. This includes Task Sequence, SCCM, ePO, PowerShell scripting and configuring/maintaining DNS
    • Experience with VMWare and supporting a virtual infrastructure; and OpenStack
    • Experience with Cloud infrastructure Services or Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
    • Must be available for on-call support.
    • Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with configuration management and development environments such as: git, subversion, or Jenkins
    • Experience with any of the following: JIRA, Nagios, Python, Puppet, YUMRpo, Ansible Tower, and/or ILOM
    • Experience with Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP)
    • Experience with Windows System Administration

    ProSync's executive team creates and expands business opportunities, recruits talented and intelligent technology professionals, and fosters a company culture that empowers ProSync professionals to shape and mold the direction of their careers and the direction of ProSync.


    Employees of ProSync Technology Group, LLC and applicants for employment shall be afforded equal opportunity in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, political affiliation, national origin, disability, sex, age, or marital status.


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