Solaris 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 DoD? We’re looking for a systems administrator who specializes in Information Assurance to help us stand up a new integration environment using Oracle T5-2 Servers running Solaris 11.

As a Solaris system administrator on our project, you’ll monitor, maintain, and sustain the hardware and software for your client, including Solaris 10 operating systems, Oracle servers, message servers, and key processors, and assist software developers with build and install process of Maintenance Release 6 software patch. 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 as the representative for daily system status updates. 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 the Army.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience in system administration of UNIX and Solaris 10 or 11

  • Experience with bash scripting and CRONs for automating server tasks

  • Experience with disk suite, ZFS file systems, flash archive (FLAR), NFS file system, or managing disks and LUNs

  • Experience with managing CDOMs, LDOMs, or Zones

  • Knowledge of Solaris and SUN/Oracle SPARC platforms, including M-series, T-series, and S-series servers

  • Ability to monitor the system configuration, perform analysis and tuning, and monitor the server event log

  • Ability to test the operating system software, the networking software, and the computer hardware

  • Secret clearance

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Information Assurance (IA) Certified IAW AR 25-2 and DoD 8570.01 Certification

Nice If You Have:

  • Ability to monitor and develop the procedures for backups of the servers

  • Ability to manage the servers and user accounts, installing and upgrading the servers

  • Ability to work in a team-focused, dynamic environment


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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