Cyber Security Systems Administrator

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 Army? We’re looking for a systems administrator to maintain responsibility for managing the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems and networks to help us deploy Cybersecurity solutions across multiple labs supporting Research and Development efforts.

As a Systems Administrator on our project, you’ll serve as a front-line interface to users with technical issues and make recommendations for hardware and software purchases. 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 to improve 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 conducting systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies, including installing new software, troubleshooting, granting permissions to applications, and training users. 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 research and development efforts supporting the warfighter.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience as a system administrator
  • Experience with Virtual Desktop infrastructure, including ESX, vSphere, or XenDesktop
  • Knowledge of VMWare and Microsoft Operating Systems
  • Ability to manage Windows server and workstations, including configuring services and Folder permissions, and User and Group policies
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • BS degree 
  • Security+ Certification 

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Remedy and the management of virtual and physical desktop pools
  • Experience with Thin Client operating systems and virtual hosted desktop OSes, including Windows 7, Windows XP, or Windows Embedded 2009 
  • Knowledge of Cisco Switches Basic configurations and VLANs
  • Knowledge of DISA SRG and STIGs and patch management processes
  • Ability to troubleshoot network connectivity and server issues
  • MS degree preferred
  • CISSP Certification preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI 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 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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