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Parsons Corporation Senior Systems Administrator (TS/SCI w/ Poly) in Fort George G Meade, Maryland

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of a team that supports USCYBERCOM's internal command IT systems, to include one-of-a-kind cyberspace operations systems? We're looking for someone who is a solid Linux and/or Windows systems administrator to be a key contributor to that team.

You will:

  • Maintain Windows and/or Linux operating systems in a variety of users and activities

  • Configure and support cloud and virtual environments including AWS and VMware

  • Apply cybersecurity knowledge to configure servers to proper security standards

  • Install, troubleshoot, and manage user applications

  • Test systems and resolve security vulnerabilities

  • Participate in the government's Risk Management Framework (RMF) to maintain system accreditation

  • Determining appropriate IT policies, while creating and improving upon system documentation

  • Interact with and assist customers from various parts of USCYBERCOM

  • Help manage computers, servers, networks, IT security systems and other critical components of USCYBERCOM's IT infrastructure


  • Minimum ten (10) years of system administrator experience

  • Minimum of High School Diploma

  • One of following security certifications (active status): A+ CE, CCNA-Security, Network+ CE, SSCP, Security+ CE, or higher (minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAT Level I Certification)

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred / Desired Skills :

  • Exposure to AWS (Amazon Web Services), ACAS (Security scanning software), vCenter, WSUS (Windows Server Update Service), and/or STIGs/IAVA

  • A problem solver who can get in, be given a project, and use engineering skills to determine a solution

  • Has, or is willing to gain, more diverse IT skills, including Windows, networking (CCNA would be awesome!), and more

  • Able to build systems from the ground up - network architecture/systems engineering

  • Any applicable certifications like RedHat Certified System Admin (RHCA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) 2012/2016, and/or AWS Cloud Practitioner.

Location: Fort Meade

No Shift Work

Some Travel required

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.