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Parsons Corporation Linux Network Systems Administrator in Centreville, Virginia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a mid-level Network Systems Administrator. The candidate will support both Linux and Windows based workstations and servers in both physical and virtual environments. The candidate will perform daily systems checks and identify and resolve issues as they arise. The candidate must be able to understand and support standard network designs, configurations, and systems maintenance. Responsibilities also include software and hardware system installations, and troubleshooting of user reported issues. The candidate will be expected to understand industry standard deployments of typical open source and commercial software technologies. The ability to think critically, solve problems, and provide solutions is a must. At times, the candidate will be expected to perform their duties under minimal supervision.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • New user on-boarding and workstation imaging and configuration

  • Diagnose and resolve remote user and system infrastructure issues

  • Infrastructure monitoring and optimization

  • Plan and coordinate system outages and upgrades

  • Network monitoring and maintenance

  • Install server and network equipment in a datacenter environment

  • Document infrastructure architecture changes

  • Resolve user requests and issues reported to the HelpDesk

  • On rare occasions, support after hours system upgrades

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Candidate must have a current TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in a technology related discipline or equivalent experience may be accepted in place of a degree

  • 3+ years experience with Linux operating systems, including installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting

  • 3+ years experience with Windows 7/10 and Server 2008/2016 installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting

  • Experience in maintaining virtual environments (vSphere)

  • Understanding of basic networking technologies (TCP/IP, UDP) including cable standards (CatX, SFP+)

Desired Skills:

  • Familiar with VMware, SQL, and Docker technologies

  • Experience with Atlassian software (Confluence, JIRA)

  • Experience with a wide variety of open source software and utilities

  • Experience managing Windows Active Directory or LDAP based systems

  • Background in Network Security, Intrusion Detection, and server monitoring

  • Familiar with server and networking equipment rack installations

  • Basic understanding of server power (208V) and cooling requirements (BTU)

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.