Junior Systems Administrator (3620)

| Patuxent River Estates, MD, USA
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SMX is looking for a highly motivated Junior Systems Administrator with demonstrated experience to maintain the various systems used in a Software Development program. This position will provide support at Patuxent River NAS in southern Maryland. 

As the Junior Systems Administrator, you will join a team of highly-driven, supportive, and skilled professionals engaged in supporting program management, technical, or business case analysis across the NAVAIR community. 

The Junior Systems Administrator will:

  • Install, configure, and support an organization's development environment to include Linux and Windows workstations and servers.
  • Monitor environment to ensure availability to all system users
  • Diagnose software and hardware failures to resolution
  • Perform maintenance to ensure systems operate correctly with minimal interruption
  • Optimize the functionality and performance of hardware and software systems
  • Ensure the security of the systems by applying patches, configuring STIG settings, and running ACAS Scans.
  • Test operating system and software upgrades, patches, and hot fixes
  • Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans and capabilities
  • Plan for authorized service interruptions and outages
  • Respond to unexpected or unauthorized service interruptions and outages

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Clearance Required: Secret SSBI
    • Candidates MUST have an active Secret SSBI clearance, Interim TS, or higher
  • BS or BA degree in a Technical Discipline
    • High school diploma and 6 years’ additional experience within these functional duties; or an associate's degree and 4 additional years may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree
  • At least one year of experience in system administration, performing the functional duties for this position
  • Experience with Linux OS
  • Experience with STIGs
  • Familiarity with SCAP and ACAS
  • Knowledge of system administration principles, theories, and concepts
  • Operating System certificate (Linux) and COMPTIA Security + or other DOD INST 8570 compliant qualification

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At SMX®, we are a team of technical and domain experts dedicated to enabling your mission. From priority national security initiatives for the DoD to highly assured and compliant solutions for healthcare, we understand that digital transformation is key to your future success.

We share your vision for the future and strive to accelerate your impact on the world. We bring both cutting edge technology and an expansive view of what’s possible to every engagement. Our delivery model and unique approaches harness our deep technical and domain knowledge, providing forward-looking insights and practical solutions to power secure mission acceleration.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information.  SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans. 

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

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SMX operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Hollywood, MD. SMX was founded in 1995. It has 1413 total employees. To see all 98 open jobs at SMX, click here.
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