Systems Administrator, Mid

The Challenge:

What if you could use your hardware and software skills to improve the technology supporting signal analysis tools? 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 Linux expertise and experience in SVN, Git, and Docker to help us build, test, and distribute a suite of signals analysis tools.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll support the signals analysis tool suite software development environment and support tool development, testing, deployment, and version control. You’ll help customers overcome the challenges that come with tool creation and modernization. You’ll provide your customers insight into their network through monitoring and performance management. You will be responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including virtual, cloud, and web servers, in support of business processing requirements. You'll perform software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. You'll schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for 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 broaden your skillset into areas like virtualization. We focus on growing as a team, so you’ll share your expertise through leadership and mentoring as you help the team work through challenges and develop new methodologies. As a technical leader, you’ll identify new opportunities to modernize the network to help your customers meet their needs. Join our team and solve daily challenges as we improve signals analysis capabilities. This position requires on-site delivery and is located in the Central Maryland region.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • Experience with Linux operating systems, including RHEL 5, RHEL 6, or CentOS 7

  • Experience with virtualization

  • Ability to run, modify, debug, and build test scripts

  • Ability to provide system integration support

  • Knowledge of Linux RPMs

  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of experience as a system administrator or system engineer or 10+ years of experience as a system administrator or system engineer in lieu of degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Puppet, Ansible, or Salt

  • Experience with Subversion (SVN) and Git

  • Experience in working with Python

  • DoD 8570 Certification


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

Build Your Career:

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn’t all we have to offer. When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have 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 be exposed to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal featuring more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications that directly impact your role? You may be able to 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.

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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