Senior System Administrator

Government Scientific Source Inc, GSS
Nov 04, 2018
Dec 09, 2018
Full Time

Senior System Administrator


Government Scientific Source is the leading dedicated supplier of analytical chemistry equipment and consumables to federal, state, and municipal government laboratories. Government Scientific offers the widest selection of products and the most procurement channel options available in the industry. We maintain multiple GSA federal supply schedules, DAPA contracts, and blanket purchase agreements to facilitate procurement administration and compliance.


Job Duties (but not limited to):

Perform system modeling, simulation, and analysis.

Plan upgrades of operating systems and design systems enhancements.

Develop and deliver documentation on new or existing systems.

Develop and conduct tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

Identify, analyze, and resolve system problems.

Perform patching and hardening of applications and operating systems to meet security standards.

Evaluate the current environment and support creation of a platform roadmap, analyze system performance and recommend corrective and preemptive actions.

•Deliver timely and high-quality solutions to customer problems and requests focusing on root cause analysis, prevention and knowledge transfer.


Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

5-8 years of experience in Windows system administration roles for enterprise software applications.

Experience with Cisco Routers and switches.

Experience with hardware virtualization technologies (VMWare, XEN, etc).

Experience working on Agile teams.

Excellent leadership and teamwork skills.

A strong sense of ownership and drive.


Hiring Location: Reston, VA


Salary Range: $80k-150k DOE


GSS offers excellent benefits including health insurance, FSA/DCA, 100% company paid life and disability insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, PTO, tuition reimbursement, flexible schedule, onsite fitness room and more!


It is the policy of GSS to maintain a drug-free workplace, and to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.



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