Systems Administrator 3

Annapolis Junction, Maryland
ID Team /
System/Network Administration (Full-Time) /
The System Administrator shall be responsible for providing network management and systems administration to maintain the Agency’s High Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure and HPC development environment.   


    • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems 
    • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems 
    • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems 
    • Provide assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems 
    • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems 
    • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. 
    • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers 
    • Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning 
    • Provide in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems 
    • Provide detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers for escalated tickets 
    • Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process 
    • Configure and manage UNIX and Windows (or other applicable) operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoot, maintain integrity of and configure network components, along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance 
    • Support the design of systems, mission architecture and associated hardware 
    • Possess a working knowledge and understanding of system administration interdependencies as part of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) 
    • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration

Required Qualifications

    • TS/SCI w/client level poly
    • Security +
    • Fifteen (15) years' experience as a Systems Administrator in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • Five (5) years of additional Systems Administration experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Required Technical Skills

    • Experience using the Linix CLI
    • Experience developing scripts using Bash/Python
    • Experience performing System Administration including installation, configuration, and support of COTS/GOTS software, packages, and libraries in a Linux and Windows environment
    • General HPC technical knowledge regarding compute, network, memory, and storage components
    • Experience with VMware ESXi/Virtualization
    • Experience with IaC (Infrastructure as Code) principles and automation tools such as  Ansible and SaltStack   
    • Experience with various network communications like IP and InfiniBand
    • Experience with configuring and managing various storage components 
    • Experience with hands-on troubleshooting, customer interfacing, issue resolution, discrepancy tracking, and report generation
    • Experience with corporate STE/STN security compliance policies, procedures, and tools
    • Experience maintaining a Security posture for an SSP including mitigating IAVAs and POAMs
    • Experience with corporate SSP accreditation processes

Desired Technical Skills

    • Experience with Centrify
    • Experience with the Atlassian Suite of Tools such as Jira and Confluence
    • Experience with sanitization of hardware, firmware, and / or software removed from computing environment in accordance with USG policies and procedures
Wyetech, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.