Senior Systems Administrator

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Sep 18, 2023
Oct 18, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • The candidate will provide the full range of support services required to manage the day-to-day operations and systems administration of the DTRIAC computing environment, ensuring reliable, secure, and efficient availability of the current and evolving DTRIAC services and capabilities.
  • Working with the government team, as principle members of the SA Group, the candidate will maintain the DTRIAC infrastructure, to include all servers and storage devices such as the DTRA Storage Area Networks (SAN) across multiple separate networks.
  • The SA Group will maintain the security of all DTRIAC Infrastructure systems and perform Information Assurance (IA) to maintain Risk Management Framework (RMF) tasks, documentation and system accreditation required to maintain system Authority to Operate (ATO).
  • The DTRIAC infrastructure includes all routers, circuits, firewalls, interconnecting cabling, network security equipment, network monitoring equipment, and end user IT equipment.
  • In order to mitigate security risks, the candidate will coordinate closely with the government and support team responsible for DTRA's Cybersecurity Support Services ensure security upgrades, patches, configurations, and logging are introduced and implemented with appropriate priority commensurate with the level of exposure to potential cybersecurity threats.
  • In support of the DTRIAC Systems Administration Group the candidate will support multiple computer networks at various levels of security classification.
  • The candidate will plan, manage, back up, troubleshoot, fix/repair, install OEM and security patches and upgrades, and monitor the health of the DTRIAC Server and Storage infrastructures to ensure continuous, secure, and efficient access to the full range of DTRA partners.
  • The contractor will provide database administration for SQL, ORACLE databases. The contractor will provide application support to various DTRA offices as designated in Service Level Agreements (SLA) with those offices.
  • Included in this objective the candidate will maintain real-time situational awareness of the DTRIAC infrastructure and supported environments; shall lead restorative actions to ensure all networks remain up and operational.
  • Additionally, as part of the Systems Administration function, the contractor shall continuously monitor infrastructure equipment and components to support appropriate technical refresh plans.
  • Identify required software;
  • Develop software, including but not limited to database and OS scripts, for purposes including but not limited to automation of recurring tasks or tasks which are unfeasible, unacceptably expensive, or prone to error if performed manually, or tasks for which scripts can provide valuable documentation of the process employed in performing the task;
  • Verify software is validated for deployment on targeted IT systems according to DTRA requirements and processes;
  • Install and configure software, and maintain configuration control;
  • Ensure all software development, implementation, and configuration is performed

  • 5+ Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • Secret Clearance required with the ability to obtain an SCI.
  • 8570 IAT level II Certification Required


We are seeking a Systems Administrator to support our prime contract with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday.
  • Amount of Travel: 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


U.S Citizenship

Secret Clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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