Job Description

San Diego,CA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Systems Administrator, Junior

The Opportunity:  

Your combination of people skills and system administrator expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology supporting our team, clients, and mission? We’re looking for a system administrator who is fluent in Windows Server Administration, basic networking knowledge, and exhibits strong communication skills to help us further enhance our remote development lab capabilities.  

As a system administrator on our team, you’ll facilitate account setup and management, system configuration management, and security best-practice implementation. You’ll learn how to help clients overcome challenges through monitoring and performance management. You’ll analyze problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission-critical network.  

You’ll combine your technical knowledge and communication skills to turn metrics into information and articulate their meaning. This is an opportunity to gain experience with VMWare Horizon and enhance Scripting and Automation to foster the automation of routine tasks and to help streamline processes. 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 the remote lab capabilities.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • Experience in Windows Server Administration, configuring and managing Windows Server operating systems

  • Experience with Active Directory, including setting up and managing domain controllers

  • Experience with security concepts and best practices, including user permissions, access controls, and encryption

  • Knowledge of setting up and managing file shares on Windows servers

  • Knowledge of Group Policy management for configuring and controlling user and computer settings

  • Knowledge of backup strategies and recovery procedures for both Windows servers and virtual machines

  • Knowledge of tools and techniques for monitoring system performance and making necessary optimizations

  • Ability to deploy, configure, and manage virtual machines using VMware vSphere

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have: 

  • Experience with VMware Horizon for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) setup and management

  • Experience with Scripting and Automation tools, including PowerShell, to automate routine tasks and streamline processes

  • Ability to diagnose and resolve issues related to Windows servers and VMware infrastructure

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills for collaborating with team members, documenting processes, and providing support

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physical Science


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

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 $49,900.00 to $102,000.00 (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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