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Parsons Corporation Senior Systems Administrator in Boulder, Colorado

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for a talented Senior Systems Administrator to join our growing Mission Solutions Team!

What You'll Be Doing :

  • Provide Tier I and II systems administration and hardware support in a primarily Red Hat/ESXi environment with Active Directory

  • Provide Tier I and II Storage systems administration support on SAN, iSCSI, and distributed storage solutions

  • Support new technology integration to include container technologies under a dev/sec/ops pipeline

  • Assist with design, capacity planning, and implementation of technical hardware and software solution to meet system requirements

  • Assist with development and support of systems and methodologies for continuous container scans

  • Generate, review, and analyze manual and automated cyber reports

  • Assist in system and equipment installation, verification, and check-out

  • Contribute to and maintain automated system build tools

  • Collaborate with the network engineering team to design and deliver network environments in accordance with the overall system design

  • Be part of a technical team ensuring that all required aspects of cybersecurity is built into technical solution, covering items such as: HBSS solution, vulnerability scanning, system logging, software security, STIG compliance, etc.

  • Provide support to systems integration (technical and process related) efforts with customer and site personnel

  • Generate required RMF artifacts for ATO’s

  • Provide support to system integration (technical and process related) efforts with customer and site personnel

Required Qualifications :

  • Active Secret Security Clearance, with willingness and ability to obtain/maintain up to a TS/SCI

  • Security+ Certification

  • Willingness for minimum travel expected between Aurora and Boulder for onboarding and planned events.

  • 4+ years of experience in a systems administration role with a record of steadily increasing responsibilities

  • 3+ plus years of experience administering and provisioning local and shared storage

  • Working knowledge of security assessment/compliance products (HBSS, ACAS, OpenSCAP, ePO, SCC)

  • Understanding of network fundamentals (IP, Ethernet)

  • Experience with virtualized operating system concepts and administration

  • Experience with system automation and configuration management

  • Familiarity with network administration of routers, switches, and firewalls

  • Must be able to work in a production/operational environment

  • Experience with shell scripting languages (e.g., BASH)

  • Strong Troubleshooting skills

  • Strong Interpersonal skills

Desired Qualifications :

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or Windows equivalent

  • Willingness/ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI

  • Leadership experience

  • Experience within an Agile framework environment

  • Proficient with Ruby or Python

  • Management of virtualization, cloud and container technology (VMware workstation/vSphere/vCenter/ESXi, AWS EC2/S3/Glacier, Docker/Kubernetes/OpenShift)

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:


This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: $92,200.00 - $161,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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