Systems Administrator (3621)

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

As the 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 Systems Administrator will:

  • Provide solutions for various and unique problem sets and customers in a government software hosting facility
  • Deploy and maintain physical and virtual hardware infrastructure, to include virtual machines and containers
  • Perform routine maintenance and configuration changes to various physical and virtual hosts
  • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of hardware and software issues on servers, workstations, and IT equipment
  • Maintain system backups and disaster recovery plans
  • Manage user accounts and permissions
  • Deploy and maintain software applications
  • Troubleshoot technical issues
  • Maintain documentation to include knowledge base, incident response actions, system configurations, and other information related to system administration
  • Provide technical support to customers, ranging from resolving technical issues to providing guidance and best-practices
  • Secure information systems and applications to current DoD guidance
  • Maintain configuration and security posture of information systems through continuous monitoring and routine security events/reporting
  • Participate in project planning using Agile methodology
  • Provide networking support to on-premises infrastructure

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
  • 5+ years of experience in system administration, performing the functional duties for this position
  • Strong understanding and familiarity of Linux operating system
  • STIG experience
  • Experience and familiarity with SCAP and ACAS
  • Operating System certificate (i.e. Windows or Linux) and COMPTIA Security+ or other DOD INST 8570 compliant qualification

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Application administration (NoMagic Teamwork Cloud, Atlassian Tool Suite)
  • Familiarization with DoD RMF process and policies
  • Atlassian Tool Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Containerization
  • GitOps tooling – Python, Ansible, Terraform
  • Familiarization with DevSecOps


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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 114 open jobs at SMX, click here.
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