• Systems Administrator

    Location US-Arlington, VA/Washington, DC
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    S-11
    # Positions
    10
    Experience (Years)
    8
    Category
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Systems Administrators to join our team in Arlington and Dulles, VA.  In this role you will support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.
    • Deploying, managing and troubleshooting physical, virtual, and cloud-based Information Technology (IT) environments consisting of Windows/Unix/Linux servers, workstations, storage, Active Directory, DNS, user identity and access controls, host-based security software and network configurations, and installed applications.
    • Assessing present and future capacity requirements, conducting trade studies, providing specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, developing Bill of Materials
    • Conducting automated installation and testing
    • Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.
    • Supporting risk assessments and the implementation of risk mitigation countermeasures

    Qualifications

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

    • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
    • Must have 6 years of professional experience or 4 years of experience with a Master’s degree for an E04 or 4 years of professional experience or 2 years of experience with a Master’s degree for an E03.
    • Practical experience with Linux operating systems, VMware, TCP/IP networking, encryption, host-based security, DNS, Directory Services, Storage, cloud-based environments (AWS, OpenStack).Window and Unix is nice to have.

    Desired: 

    • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification or the ability to obtain certification within three months of employment.
    • Systems Administration certifications preferred such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and VMware Certified Associate or Professional (VCA or VCP).
    • Ability to develop automation scripts using one of more of the following shell and scripting languages: Bourne, C, Korn, Bash, Perl, Python, VBScript, and PowerShell.
    • Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology and Cybersecurity.
    • Experience working in a DevOps environment or a Network/Security Operations Center

    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 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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