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System Administrator in Arlington, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Number: R0040742

System Administrator

The Challenge:

What if you could use your hardware and software skills to improve the technology supporting homeland security and investigation? 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 managing AWS Cloud infrastructure to help us maintain the health a complex data analytics and software development platform

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll manage a set of production and non-production virtual servers, ensuring that they are up to date on latest patches and constantly tuning them for optimum performance.   You’ll help customers overcome the challenges that come with automated Cloud management with DevOps tools like Chef, Terraform and Jenkins. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify opportunities for automation and improvement in a mission critical network. Your experience and communication skills will come in handy as you guide your clients through migration planning and implementation. This is an opportunity to gain experience in AWS, big data infrastructure, and advanced analytics application. 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 create advanced analytics applications for law enforcement that will pull together connections to disrupt crime.

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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:

-3+ years of experience as a system administrator or system engineer

-Experience with Windows or Linux servers, including installing and maintaining applications, troubleshooting, reviewing logs, and patching

-Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and associated environments

-Knowledge of infrastructure technologies commonly leveraged to support large-scale, multi-platform enterprise environments and distributed systems

-Ability to troubleshoot outages in a complex server environment

-Ability to research, implement, and document complex troubleshooting steps to resolve issue

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in CS, Information System, or Engineering

Nice to Have:

-Experience with Big Data environments, including Hadoop and Elastic Stack and provisioning software preferred

-Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), including launching servers and creating and maintaining instances, snapshots, AMIs, RDS, S3 buckets, IAM permissions, and VPC networks

-Experience with scripting in PowerShell, Bash, or Python

-Experience in developing scripts in Terraform, Chef, Ansible, and Jenkins

-Experience with DNS, GPO, IIS, SQL, Apache, Tomcat, Hadoop, or Splunk

-Top Secret clearance


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

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