System Administrator III (Linux/Windows)

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort Meade, MD

 Job Description

*********Only Applicants with the required clearance level will be reviewed for these openings************

Location: Ft. Meade, MD

Clearance: TS/SCI, FSP


Clear Ridge is looking for a System Administrator III (Linux/Windows). The System Administrator provides Tier I - 3 support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of information Technology (IT) systems.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide Tier III system administration support for CentOS operating systems.
  • Install, upgrade and configure Linux workstations.
  • Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers.
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customers and work in a team environment.


Required Skills:

  • Must be well versed in Linux.
  • System Admin III experience providing Tiers 1-3 support.


Desired Skills:

  • Able to support system in a hybrid Linux and Windows environment


Required Education and Experience:

  • BS or equivalent + 5 yrs. related experience, or MS + 3 yrs. related experience


Additional Information

We have a unique approach to compensation and benefits.

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend
  • Competitive 401k Matching
  • Annual Training Allotment
  • $5,000 Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses


*100% Fully-Covered means the employee does not pay a dime from their paycheck for these benefits.

Posted On: Sunday, November 25, 2018

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