Job Description

Remote Work:
No
Job Number:
R0199520
Location:
Des Moines,IA,US
System Administrator

The Opportunity:  

Your combination of people skills and system administrator knowledge makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve technology for our government client ? We’re looking for a system administrator with a solid background maintaining Windows and Linux-based information systems to help us operate, maintain, and evolve infrastructure for a fast-paced organization. 

As a system administrator on our team, you’ll help ensure the current infrastructure is functional and available, look for ways to make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and the best implementation strategies, and update and patch critical systems. You’ll help clients overcome tough challenges through monitoring and performance management. Your knowledge will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission-critical network. Your communication skills will come in handy as you turn metrics into information and articulate their meaning.  

This is an opportunity to gain experience in virtualized environments and distributed mission operations. We focus on growing as a team, so we’ll share techniques, work through challenges, and develop new methodologies together. Work with us and resolve daily challenges as we improve distributed mission operations capabilities for our client.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 3+ years of experience employing and maintaining Windows and Linux-based information systems

  • Experience with relational database management systems, such as SQL Server

  • Experience with system and network administration tools and problem analysis techniques

  • Expertise installing and maintaining remote hardware and software

  • Knowledge of information system operations and peripheral equipment

  • Knowledge of distributed simulation (DIS) and High Level Architecture (HLA)

  • Secret clearance 

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Security+ Certification

Nice If You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience employing and maintaining Windows and Linux-based information systems

  • Experience configuring, modifying, and managing software and hardware in accordance with cybersecurity requirements, including Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)

  • Experience with Citrix Workspace

  • Experience with PowerShell

  • Expertise in system and network administration tools and problem analysis techniques

  • Ability to gather requirements and transform the information into solutions that exceed customer expectations

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • IT certifications

Clearance:   

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.  

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.

Compensation

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $60,400.00 to $137,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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