• Systems Administrator

    Location US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 1:08 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Administrator, Level 1 to join our team in the Annapolis Junction, MD area. The Systems Administrator will provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.



    • Manages IT systems 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
    • 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
    • Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
    • Configures and manages UNIX 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


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


    Individual Capabilities Required:

    • Five (5) years experience as a SA 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 SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
    • Experience providing integration, implementation and maintenance of COTS/OSS products/tools.
    • Experience providing system administration and Tier 1 Help Desk Support within a Windows and Linux environment (Linux preferred).
    • Experience providing engineering solutions for server build outs within a Windows and Linux environments.
    • Understanding of backup and recovery support.
    • Ability to provide innovative implementation recommendations and solutions.
    • Ability to identify risks and mitigations throughout systems life cycle phases
    • Ability to identify, analyze, and propose engineering standards, processes and procedures for an integration project/requirement.
    • Ability to identify, create, and report on performance monitoring metrics on integrated COTS tools.
    • Ability to lead integration efforts into an enterprise environment.
    • Ability to identify the need for additional resources (servers/people).
    • Ability to provide technical integrity, quality and completeness of work associated with deliverables, processes, etc.

    Individual Capabilities Desired:

    • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication skills.
    • Related certifications; e.g. CISSP, SEC+, CEH, etc. 



    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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