Senior Systems Administrator

Devoted Placement LLC - Washington, DC

Specializing in providing world class IT solutions, at small business prices is our goal.Our company is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to lead and support the Decennial Systems of systems hybrid cloud infrastructure and its applications.The Network Operation Center/Operations team is responsible for monitoring all infrastructure and systems, remediating incidents, coordinating escalations, running support bridges, providing customer service and performing all operations and maintenance activities of hybrid cloud resources.

Shift work and travel:

1st: 7am-4pm; 2nd: 3pm-12am; 3rd: 11pm-8am

4 week rotation (5 on/2 off), M-F,T-S,W-S,T-M,W-T,etc

Must be available for on-call support as required.

Ability to commute as required to 2 work locations: Greenbelt, MD and Bowie, MD.


Key Job Function:

  • Manage, coordinate, track, audit, report, process, assign and work tickets daily and across shifts

  • Serve as Tier 3 service desk escalation support to customers and application owners

  • Support the duties of the Network Operations Center (NOC); work with the NOC lead to execute and enhance NOC SOP’s

  • Manage, coordinate, implement and remediate security compliance and vulnerabilities

  • Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed

  • Provide advanced system and application access management support

  • Provide troubleshooting support for MFP’s and printers including device management and spooling

  • Develop/review SOP’s and other documentation for use within the operations team

  • Provide daily infrastructure analysis reports

  • Coordinate and manage NOC/SA staff schedules



  • 8+ years of continuous and progressive hands on experience

  • 10 years in a Linux environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Years of experience can be substituted for a higher level degree than the minimum required

  • ITIL v3.0 or Foundation Certifications highly desired

  • Microsoft and/or Red Hat certifications

  • Splunk training and certifications offered and must be completed within 90 days of team onboarding

  • Experience managing Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 in a medium/large (1000 + systems) domain env.

  • Proficient with Kerberos/Pam for RHEL integration into Microsoft Active Directory

  • Proficient at scripting using at least two languages: bash, sh, powershell, python, ruby,etc.

  • Experience managing, troubleshooting and administering VMware 5.5+ (vCenter/vSphere/vRealize)

  • Experience using NOC tools such as SolarWinds, AppDynamics, VMware VROps and/or Splunk

  • Knowledge of configuration and auto deployment tools (Ansible,Puppet,Chef,etc.) VMware Software

  • Knowledge of Citrix VDI, Oracle RDBMS/RDS, Weblogic, Tomcat, IIS, etc.

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services GovCloud (AWS) (EC2,S3,Snaps,Cloudwatch,etc.)

  • Experience supporting hyperconverged and converged infrastructure systems

  • Ability to develop advanced Excel spreadsheets using pivots and VBA macros

Devoted Placement provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Devoted Placement complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Posted On: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Compensation: $120,000.00

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