System Administrator

Arlington, VA
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
We have a position available for a System Administrator with an active Secret clearance to support our Arlington, VA office.Responsibilities: Implement, deploy, and maintain Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu) and Windows operating systems in traditional and virtualized environments across a variety of hardware solutions Professionally support administrators, Information System Security Managers (ISSM), Information System Security Officers (ISSO), senior management and engineers' requirements Familiarity to run vulnerability and compliance scanning tools and have the knowledge to remediate the findings Perform monthly patching of offline Windows and Linux assets Research and procure necessary hardware and software components required to complete a task Maintain an accurate inventory of hardware and software licenses. Perform hands-on diagnostics at the desktop level, including installing and upgrading software, implementing file backups, and configuring systems and applications. Create and/or maintain end-user documentation for operating procedures Configure and maintain NAS Storage, Networking, Firewall, and Directory Services such as MS Active Directory management and Group Policy administration Provide daily lab support, systems maintenance, problem resolution, tracing and project support Create and maintain installation and configuration Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Maintain current knowledge of DoD security, technical guidelines and organizational policies Provide support for production and development environments Provide ad-hoc travel and after-hours support for our Information Systems' maintenance, patching and remediation Requirements Understand the basics of Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu) and Windows OS Administration Experience with business and engineering applications (ex. Microsoft Office, Matlab, Visual Studio, VMWare and other scientific/engineering applications) Must hold an active Secret clearance Have current or ability to attain Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and have or ability to pass a Counter-Intelligence (CI) Polygraph Travel up to 10% in support of our Dayton, OH office and other STR or customer facilities Excellent problem solving, time management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize work and meet customer demands and deadlines Exceptional customer service, interpersonal skills, and desire to learn. Self-motivated with strong analytical, diagnostic, and troubleshooting skills. Ability to work well on a small support team Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws