• Linux Systems Administrator

    Location US-Arlington, VA/Washington, DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/11/2018 4:41 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Sr. Systems Administrator to join our team in Dulles, VA. The Systems Administrator provide support for implementation, trouble shooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems. Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.


    • The Systems Administrator manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems
    • Provides 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
    • Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
    • Configures and manages UNIX, Linux and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
    • Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements
    • Supports and provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
    • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
      Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
    • Perform regular maintenance and troubleshooting on system
    • Maintain the integrity and security of IT system
    • Prepare and maintain system documentation and process documentation
    • Interact with users
    • Adhere to policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources
    • Develop and implement system testing strategies and document results
    • Provide advice and training to end-users
    • Provide remote access capability for users using approved secure access methods
    • Establish and maintain user accounts, passwords, etc.
    • Support shift work as required



    US Citizenship and an active Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred

    • Four (4) or more years of system administration experience required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering or a related discipline is required
    • A Master's degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience
      • A PhD may substitute for four (4) years of experience
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: shell and scripting languages: Bourne, C, Krone, Bash, Perl, Batch, VBScript, etc.
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one or ore of the following: Windows, Solaris, AIX, Red Hat, IRIX, Linux or UNIX
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with trouble-ticket or other tracking system
    • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one or more of the following: networking protocols and applications (e.g., DNS, TCP/IP stack, sockets, console, license, NFS, SAMBA, and back-up, SAN and mail servers)

    Desired skills:

    • Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology


    • 8570.1 - M Compliance at IAT Level I required



    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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