System Administrator, Senior

  • Job Reference: 329713201-2
  • Date Posted: 15 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
  • Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: System Administration, Education/Training
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Number: R

System Administrator, Senior

The Challenge:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology supporting our most important clients. We're looking for a systems administrator with a solid background in Windows and Linux support to help us manage and enhance solutions for our customers that will stand up to even the most advanced cyber threats.

As a lead systems administrator on our project, you'll help secure and manage mission critical system servers and client workstations, conduct system vulnerability assessments, perform configuration management, and help to increase customers insight into their network through monitoring and performance management. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission critical network. You'll coordinate work with our security and engineering support teams to identify the right mix of tools and techniques to translate your customer's IT needs and future goals into a plan that will enable secure and effective solutions that support its mission operations. We need your help to come up with the best solutions, leveraging new techniques that break free from legacy models using industry best practice tools, utilities, or processes. This is a chance to support a team of experts to make a difference in the civil, defense, and intelligence industry areas while broadening your skillset into areas like cloud-based solutions and cybersecurity. If you are looking for a hands-on role with the flexibility to learn and apply new skills in administering multiple enclaves to help developers focus on their mission, this is for you!

Empower change with us!

You Have:

-5+ years of experience as a senior system administration, including system management, accreditation, monitoring, and assessment of multiple solutions

-Experience with administering and assessing solutions according to mission operational requirements

-Experience with enterprise system software deployment, patch management, or virus protection solutions

-Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, or operational security measures

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph required

-HS diploma or GED required

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with systems integration, systems engineering, or cybersecurity

-Knowledge of cloud or network infrastructure configuration, identity and access management, or enterprise audit or monitoring services

-Knowledge of VMware or cloud services, including Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure

-Ability to work independently with senior administrative and technical leads

-Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you'll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You'll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We'll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

We're an EOE that empowers our people-no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic-to fearlessly drive change.