System 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 a customer? We’re looking for a systems administrator with a solid background in Windows systems administration and network configuration to help us plan and develop the next-generation infrastructure for the intelligence community.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll configure and maintain systems and infrastructure used by scientists to develop next-generation analysis algorithms, constantly look for ways to make the infrastructure better using the latest technology and the best implementation strategies, and develop the infrastructure needed to support the next generation of visualization tools. 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 Cloud computing and virtualization technologies. 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 the ability of our network infrastructure to support our armed forces.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-5+ years of experience with systems administration

-Experience with Windows Active Directory 2016+ installation, configuration, troubleshooting, backup, and adding user accounts and groups

-Experience with application deployment and patch management using Windows SCCM

-Experience with Windows Image Server provisioning strategies

-Experience with deploying resources and optimizing resource performance in either Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud environment

-Experience with performing systems administration tasks, including installing software, performing system back-ups, and administering security in a Linux RHEL, CentOS, and Windows Server 2016 and 2019 environment

-Top Secret clearance 

-HS diploma or GED

-CompTIA Security+ Certification

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with developing solutions to Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) standards

-Experience with HP Coheisty Backup Solution

-Experience with configuring and troubleshooting Aruba Controllers and wireless access points, Cisco Routers, Cisco Controllers, or Distributed Antenna System (DAS) wireless networks

-Experience with the use of IT infrastructure automation tools, including Puppet, Ansible, Spacewalk, or Chef in a Linux environment

-Knowledge of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) products, including AWS Workspaces, Windows Virtual Desktops, or VMware Horizon View

-Knowledge of Wireless Networking and topologies, including basic 802.11 functions and standards

-Knowledge of concepts related to hyper-converged infrastructure and hybrid and multi-Cloud environments

-Ability to adapt to an ever-changing schedule and switch priorities based on day-to-day operations


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.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other specialists doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share successful methodologies 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? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite 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 EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


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