• System Administrator (Senior)

    Location US-MD-Ft. Meade
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    IT Operational Support
  • Overview

    Senior System Administrator


    WOOD is currently hiring a Senior System Administrator in Columbia, MD.  The ideal Senior System Administrator will have experience with Windows and Linux administration, and with basic LAN infrastructure.


    WOOD Consulting Service, Inc. is a Management Consulting and IT Services firm providing innovative results to our Federal customers.  Our diverse array of services and solutions are designed to help our clients leverage, protect, and maximize their information technology investments.  We offer a fantastic benefits package including but not limited to:


    • 4 weeks PTO, 10 paid holidays
    • Company Sponsored Health, Dental and Vision through BCBS
    • Matching 401K
    • Educational Reimbursement up to $4500 annually
    • Continued training and learning through WOOD University
    • PMI certified training
    • Competitive salary and much, much more…


    • Provide desktop, server, and network administration support to mission and analytic networks. 
    • Primary responsibilities include desktop support, application support, server administration, user account support, and basic support to LAN infrastructure.


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


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum of five (5) years system administration experience with computer systems
    • Within the last three (3) years, experience with either UNIX or Windows System Administration, to include user account administration, installation and configuration of workstations and peripherals, kernel parameter and disk partition modification, client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, troubleshooting, and shell script programming.
    • Linux experience is required
    • 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 two (2) years scripting experience using BOURNE Shell, C Shell or KORN Shell languages
    • Within the last three (3) years, a minimum of two (2) years' experience performing periodic system back-ups (i.e. NetBackup) and developing/documenting standard operating procedures for these activities
    • Should have expertise with RedHat Enterprise

    Desired Qualifications:

    • A Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MSCA) or Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT) certification is highly desirable and can substitute for 1 year experience.  
    • Expertise with the following operating systems, applications and platforms is desired: Windows 2008 Server, Windows 2008 Server, Microsoft Exchange 2013 
    • Expertise using VMWare, Desktop/Server imaging software, and basic LAN administration skills is desired, but not required.
    • One of the following certifications is desirable: A+, Network+, Security+, System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), or Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP).
    • Experience with Basic LAN infrastructure support and maintenance is desired

    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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