Parsons Corporation System Administrator (Junior) in Mississippi
Parsons is now hiring an experienced Junior S ystem A dministrator to support Defense programs that focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges. Parsons is a leader in the world of defense and cyber security. We need our administrators to be versatile, highly teachable and enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full-stack as we continue to push security forward. Working for Parsons will put your industry expertise to work and continue to propel your career forward as a Systems Administrator .
Position will be 80% Remote/20% Onsite location. Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD or additional locations are: Vicksburg, MS or Lorton, VA.
Candidates should have knowledge and experience in the maintenance of information security continuous monitoring software suites, Windows and Linux. This includes installing/updating, QA-testing and troubleshooting.
Hardware and software installation and management
Installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of production, and research systems on the unclassified and classified networks.
Updating to new systems, re-configuring existing systems for new missions as well as support on current systems by tuning performance, allocating storage space, and implementing critical system and application patches.
Maintaining systems security per DoD policy and industry best practices
Researching and reviewing hardware and software solutions
Working effectively with the team’s software developers to meet their needs
Supporting and coordinating with sites’ security managers, users, and onsite personnel
Recommend and participate in the discussions for technology upgrade/changes, and the required software and hardware requirements, advantages and impacts on the organization
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Strong time-management skills
Ability to multi-task work as part of a dedicated team
Associates degree or working toward a Bachelors degree
IAT Level II baseline certification (Security+, CISSP) is required by start date
OS Certification must have within 3 months of Start Date (MCSE, Linux+, etc.) - Parsons will assist in acquiring these certifications
CEH or equivalent certification within 3 months of Start Date - Parsons will assist in acquiring this certification
Active DoD Secret security clearance or higher which requires U.S. citizenship
Windows and Active Directory System Administration
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (HBSS) as user
Nessus (ACAS) as user
Understanding of Virtualized environments (VMware or similar)
Basic Networking Skills including TCP/IP & IPv6
Understanding of STIGs and hardening computer systems
Basic Linux Skills
Bachelors degree and typically 2+ years of related professional experience
DoD/FISMA/NIST/RMF computing & networking security
OSX system administration
RHEL based Linux System administration
Configuration management (Puppet, Bolt, Chef, Ansible, Salt or similar)
Web server management (apache or similar)
Database management (MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)
Scripting (bash, python, perl)
Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.
Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
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/LGBT.
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