System Administrator (Baltimore, MD)

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System Administrator


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country's most critical missions. We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.

ACES, an EverWatch company, specializes in intelligence analysis, information technology, and engineering services. We are a full-service government solutions company. We tackle the hardest challenges to ensure that national defenses are strengthen and control environment's continuity is preserved.

ACES employees are focused on tackling the most difficult challenges of the US Government. We offer the best salaries and benefits packages in our industry - to identify and retain the top talent in support of our critical mission objectives.

Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

Aces is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


Description of Work:
Candidate will be capable of working with multiple teams of engineer and software development personnel to assemble, reassemble, integrate and install operant systems and application software to build mission systems. They will enable and support the integration, testing, and production of new mission systems. They will generate robust system baselines that are suitable for easy deployment to lab and filed suit installations, and produce installation and configuration manuals to support deployments. They will exercise development software on newly deployed systems for formal software testing. The candidate will:• Support the implementations, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology systems.• Provide system administration services for Linux / UNIX infrastructure and development systems (scripting and loading machines using KickStart system configuration) • Support the build and software integration of new mission systems and supporting architecture under development (client/server/storage/network devices, etc.)• Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes are required by evolvement of production environments, updating software and software configurations. Configure and manage UNIX and Windows Operating systems and install/loads operating system software, troubleshoot, maintains integrity and configures network components along with the implementation operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.


Education Requirement:• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.• Minimum 10 years' experience as a Linux System Administrator working with RH Enterprise Linux, CENTOS and with DNS and SSH configurations. Demonstrated experience performing applications testing involving/requiring: RedHat Linux or advanced general Linux knowledge; trouble shooting of standard daemons and tools (NFS, NTP, BIND, APACHE, SYSLOG, logrotate, chkconfig, init scripts, curl general networking, etc.)• Proficient and able to apply knowledge/experience in the following areas:
o Provide system administration service for Linux infrastructure and development systems (practical experience with RedHat Yellow Dog Updater (U+YUM) and RHCTA or higher) certification is highly desired.
o Familiarization with shell scripting languages such as Rubym KSH, BASH execution and analysis
o Maintain scripts for loading machines using KickStart and Puppet manifests and perform/verify system configurations
o Apply experience to automate system installations using tools such as KickStart
o Assemble, reassemble and provision operation systems for development, testing and production environments. L
o Apply hands-on experience configuring and troubleshooting Blade Centers and Dell servers
o Knowledge of virtualization software to include ESXi (VMWARE) and KVM (CENTOS), and High Availability Configuration
o Apply Networking Skills and knowledge of TCP/IP networking
o Knowledge of Cisco or other vendor switch configuration
o Working knowledge of Windows server and domain administration
o Proactively contribute to the team and recommend technical and procedural enhancements
o Work closely with other team members and be able to demonstrate independent skill set when working on the team

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.• Knowledge SIGINT mission systems • Experience with Agile Methodologies

Security Clearance Required:• Candidates must have TS/SCI clearance with Full Scope poly

Clearance Level

TS/SCI polygraph

Job Locations

US-MD-Annapolis Junction


system administration, Linux, Vmware, SSH, Redhat, CentOS, Apache, scripting, Ruby, Bash, Kickstart, TCP/IP, CISCO
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BrainTrust Holdings operates in the Security industry. The company is located in Anapolis Junction, MD. BrainTrust Holdings was founded in 2008. It has 93 total employees. To see all 64 open jobs at BrainTrust Holdings, click here.
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