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Mid Level System Admin

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Job Id:


Job Category:

Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Job Location:

Beltsville, Md  20704

Security Clearance:

Top Secret

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions


Zachary Piper Solutions


Job Description

Zachary Piper Solutions is actively seeking an experienced Mid-level Sys Admin in the Beltsville, Md, to work for our client supporting the DOS.

Environment you will work in:.

• Highly technical environment.

• 24 x 7 x 365 Operations environment

• No remote work / no travel

Daily Responsibilities:

• Systems administration of Windows and Linux systems.

• Use monitoring tools and other sources to detect issues.

• Support globally deployed agents for monitoring servers and workstations.

• Documents and tracks reported matters of significance where assigned.

• Track and coordinate the restoration of service with the support of product and engineering.

• Ensures issues has been resolved as appropriate and in accordance with established service agreements or procedures.

• Analyze, prepare and provide updates to internal and external customers during service failures in accordance with established service agreements.

• Works in conjunction with service providers to resolve failure and escalates as necessary to reduce downtime and maximize system availability.

• Perform patch management for a number of different enclaves.

• Monitor, analyze and understand change management environment to enhance problem resolution capabilities.

• Assesses system information to determine appropriateness of other updates and enhancements.

• Automate tasks such as report generation, security setting application, and patch management.

• Monitor processes and resolve matters of significance in order of impact to ensure completion in accordance with established service agreements.

• Participates in the implementation of application, system or network changes.

• Participate in requirements, design, and acceptance testing of new systems to ensure operational needs are addressed.

• Build nodes, servers and other computer systems for deployment to field locations

• Support software and hardware upgrades

Core skills required:

• Windows and Red Hat server administration experience

• Scripting experience to automate tasks

• Active top secret security clearance.

• The ability to quickly and thoroughly diagnose and resolve issues within the network

• Ability to work both independently and within teams/groups

• Ability to work on multiple tasks and prioritize severity of projects and tasks

• Experience using ticketing systems to track and address service impacting incidents and to fulfill service requirements.

• Ability to use available monitoring tools and resources to identify service outages and network problems.

• Strong troubleshooting skills, analytical problem solving ability, and organizational skills

• Excellent communication skills in technical, business, and client interactions


·      4+ Years of IT Experience w/Bachelors Degre OR 6+ years without a degree

·      3+ Years of Systems/Network Administration

·      Windows (more important) and Linux Operating System/Server Administration, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting, etc.

·      Experience with System Performance monitoring and troubleshooting

·      Network/System Monitoring Experience- SolarWinds or Splunk experience prefered

·      Patching workstations/servers, Tier 2 triage and troubleshooting

·      Networking Fundamentals

·      Strong understanding with Network concepts, troubleshooting, , TCP/IP protocol stack, subnetting, how traffic flows, etc.

·      Active Top Secret Clearance


·      Salary (based on experience)  

·      PTO 

·      Health, Dental, Vision  

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Job Id:


Job Category:

Cyber Security & Information Assurance

Job Location:

Beltsville, Md  20704

Security Clearance:

Top Secret

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions


Zachary Piper Solutions