• Systems Administrator, DevOps Jr.

    Location US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/22/2018 12:10 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    WOOD is hiring a System Administrator to join our team in Columbia, MD. In this role the System Administrator will be providing support for activities on mission systems and back-end architecture.


    • Provide support for health and status deployments to a large number of servers
    • Ability to automate system tasks using Bash, Python, Perl scripting
    • Modifying configuration thresholds
    • Troubleshooting issues that come up with deployments
    • Write software and scripts to help support the health and monitoring system


    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph


    Basic Qualifications: 

    • Minimum of three (3) years system administration experience with computer systems
    • Strong LINUX experience is required
    • System administration for RedHat/CentOS 5, 6, 7 and Windows Server 2003, 2008
    • Virtualization experience with VMware, v Center and ESXi as well as KVM
    • Experience with security patching and upgrades
    • Although minimal, periodic after-hours on-call support is required
    • Within the last three (3) years, experience with either UNIX or Windows System Administration, to include user account administration, installation and configuration of work stations and peripherals, kernel parameter and disk partition modification, client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, troubleshooting, and shell script programming
    • Within the last three (3) years, experience with Network Information Service (NIS), Network File System (NFS), Domain Name System (DNS), and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)
    • Within the last three (3) years, a minimum of 1 year scripting experience using BOURNE Shell, C Shell or KORN Shell languages
    • Within the last three (3) years, a minimum of 1 year experience performing periodic system back-ups and developing/documenting standard operating procedures for these activities
    • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MSCA) or Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT) certification is highly desirable and can substitute for one (1) year experience


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with NetApp and Isilon storage, NiagraFiles (NiFi) dataflow
    • Knowledge of networking, DNS, web services (apache, tomcat), NFS, SMB, and OpenLDAP
    • Puppet experience desired


    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment 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.



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