Systems Administrator, Senior

The Challenge:

Your combination of people skills and technical expertise makes you the team hero, solving one problem after another. What if you could use those skills to improve the technology supporting the U.S. Air Force? We’re looking for a Systems Administrator with a solid background in Windows systems administration and applying systems management tools to help us operate and maintain a key coalition test and training environment.

As a Systems Administrator on our project, you’ll assign personnel to task projects, direct their activities, and evaluate their work; ensure long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization; maintain responsibility for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer software; and implement operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system. You’ll provide your customers insight into their network through monitoring and performance management. Your technical expertise will be vital as you identify problem areas and opportunities for improvement in a mission critical network. You’ll help your team better understand the network by turning metrics into information and explaining their meaning. This is an opportunity to broaden your skillset into areas like Windows, Linux, and cyber security compliance. We focus on growing as a team, so you’ll share your expertise through leadership and mentoring as you help the teamwork 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 coalition test and training effectiveness for the warfighter.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in a professional work environment

  • 5+ years of experience with Windows administration 

  • 5+ years of experience with Windows desktop hardware and software troubleshooting

  • 5+ years of experience with systems management tools

  • 5+ years of experience with scripting and application packaging

  • Experience with applying DoD STIGs and SRGs

  • Ability to work early and late shifts outside of core hours, as needed

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with working as a technical lead

  • Experience with coalition programs and initiatives

  • Experience with VDI technologies

  • Experience with supporting a large-scale infrastructure initiative, including Windows OS 10 or 11 desktop upgrade

  • Ability to work independently and as a dedicated team member

  • Ability to run patch reports for new builds and test, troubleshoot, implement, and assist with all desktop security remediation activities

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering preferred; Master's degree in Computer Engineering a plus

  • Information Security Certification

  • Microsoft, MCSA or MCITP Certification


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

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech 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 courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts 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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