Job Description

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Systems Administrator

The Opportunity:

Your combination of people skills and system administrator expertise makes you the perfect fit to communicate and solve recurring problems. You could use those skills to improve the technology supporting law enforcement. We’re looking for a system administrator with experience in both Linux and Windows environments to help us deliver and maintain cyber solutions across the law enforcement and the intelligence community.

As a system administrator on our team, you’ll constantly look for ways to not only make our systems secure and compliant, but also make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and best implementation strategies. You’ll provide clients with insight into their networks through monitoring and performance management.  Your system administrator expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission-critical network. You’ll help our team better understand the network by translating metrics into decision-quality information and explaining in meaningful ways.

This is an opportunity to broaden your skillset into areas like cloud computing as we innovate next-generation systems. We grow, perform, and progress as a team, so you’ll help lead and mentor the team and we work through challenges and develop new methodologies. As a system administrator leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to modernize the network, so our clients achieve their goals. Work with us to resolve daily challenges and innovate new ways as we improve law enforcement.

Join us. The world can’t wait. 

You Have: 

  • 8+ years of experience working enterprise-level IT systems administration

  • 3+ years of experience as a Linux System Administrator

  • Experience with maintaining high system availability and secure system posture for physical and virtual systems

  • Experience with patching and maintenance in Windows and Red Hat Enterprise Linux mixed system environments

  • Experience with designing, deploying, managing, and configuring server solutions using Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  • Top Secret clearance 

  • Bachelor's degree

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with developing and managing scripted solutions

  • Experience with the management and operational use of systems monitoring tools, including Splunk

  • Experience with managing Satellite Patching Servers 

  • Experience with designing, deploying, managing, and configuring server solutions using Windows

  • Ability to work with little guidance or instruction

  • Ability to analyze and enhance documented operational processes and procedures

  • Ability to apply critical-thinking for new solutions that address current and emerging IT challenges

  • TS/SCI clearance 

  • CompTIA or RHEL Certifications


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


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 $73,000.00 to $166,000.00 (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.

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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