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AWS Digital System Administrator, Senior in Chantilly, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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Job Number: R0047447

AWS Digital System Administrator, Senior

The Challenge:

What if you could use your hardware and software skills to improve the technology supporting intelligence community? With so much relying on complex systems, a skilled systems administrator can be the difference that makes a project successful. We’re looking for a systems administrator with a solid background in installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, triage, and hardening in both unique hardware and the AWS Cloud to help us develop sustainable business solutions across the intelligence community.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll constantly look for ways to make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and the best implementation strategies. You’ll learn how to design, deploy, and configure Web infrastructure components, including servlet application servers like Tomcat and JBoss. You’ll analyze problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission critical network. You’ll be able to combine your technical experience with communication skills as you turn metrics into information and communicate their meaning. This is an opportunity to gain experience in Cloud resources within Amazon AWS. We focus on growing as a team, so we’ll share techniques, work through challenges, and develop new methodologies together. Join our team and solve daily challenges as we improve systems within the intelligence community.

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Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to experts in virtually every field
  • a culture that focuses on supporting our employees
  • opportunities that provide stability while offering variety

You’ll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training with the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site bootcamps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-Experience as a system administrator using AWS Cloud and agency unique hardware

-Experience in managing Cloud resources within Amazon AWS

-Experience with participating in evaluation and implementation of new and emerging technologies

-Knowledge of maintaining, administering, and troubleshooting digital system environments Linux and Windows by leveraging expertise in Operating System (OS) level scripting and system logs, tools, and monitoring functions
-Knowledge of basic networking protocols and architectures
-Knowledge of basic application development and software

-Top Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

-Security+CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, or GSEC Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with Atlassian tools, including JIRA, Confluence, and bitbucket

-Experience with programming and applicable to develop Cloud management tools

-Knowledge of Linux and Windows OS-level commands

-Knowledge of configuration management tools and monitoring tools

-Ability to manage firewall rules and security groups

Clearance:

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.

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