SMX is looking for a highly motivated Senior Systems Administrator with demonstrated experience to support the development phase of a project relative to software supporting aircraft and weapons systems. This role is onsite at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in southern Maryland.

As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will join a team of highly driven, supportive, and skilled professionals engaged in supporting across the NAVAIR community. 

The Senior Systems Administrator will:

  • Provide engineering 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.
  • Understanding and familiarity of Linux operating system and virtual networking.

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Clearance required: Secret
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline
  • 10+ years of systems administration experience, to include deployment, configuration, and support for the following:
    • VMware/vSphere Enterprise (significant experience required)
    • Cisco switches (significant experience required)
    • SAN
    • Windows Server
  • Networking experience
  • Experience with Linux OS
  • Understanding of Agile methodology 

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