System Administrator

Fort Meade, Maryland, United States
May 16, 2017
May 25, 2017
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0006151

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

System Administrator

Key Role:

Provide system administration and software support for field exploitation systems within the client program and perform Linux system setup and management for both physical and virtual Operating Systems (OS), including provisioning, configuration, patching and update management, and platform securing or hardening. Provide manual and automated system management across widely dispersed Linux systems and provide drastic system scalability, including from 2 systems to 200 systems via virtualization and administer and configure virtual machines and VM clusters. Work with developers of existing systems to understand how to virtualize their current systems. Research, evaluate, and recommend methods and products for protecting computer data and applications. Develop technical documentation, including system administration architecture documentation and diagrams, configurations, baselines, administrative procedures, and instructions. Coordinate with developers to define operational system security requirements, develop System Security Plans and related security documentation, and coordinate system security accreditation and authorizations. Perform system administrator functions and provide support for integrating security solutions into multiple systems.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience in government contracting

-5+ years of experience with administering Linux or UNIX systems

-Experience in working with and configuring Linux disk encryption

-Experience with Linux Volume Manager

-Experience with provisioning systems, configuring systems, patching and managing systems, and securing or hardening systems

-Experience with administering virtual machines

-Experience in developing and implementing system configuration scripts in Perl, Bourne, Bash, and C-Shell 

-Knowledge of Cisco and Dell routers and switches

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree or 5 additional years of experience in government contracting in lieu of a degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with developing, deploying, and updating software
-Experience with Java, C++, and C
-Experience with common Integrated Development Environments (IDEs)

-Experience with SALT


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.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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