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 Department of Defense? We’re looking for a systems administrator who is a self-starter, with strong interpersonal, communications, and problem-solving skills. Someone with a solid background in administration, management, and support of complex Information Technology systems to help us build next generation systems infrastructure for DOD.

As a systems administrator on our project, you’ll manage the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems. Set up administrator and service accounts, maintain system documentation, interact with users, and evaluate vendor products. Coordinate hardware and software installation, provide backup recovery, and monitor policies and standards for allocation to the use of computing resources. Support a network operations center, including conducting evaluation, integration, fielding, administration, maintenance, testing, and operation of networks, systems, and subsystems. Configure and maintain operational Windows and VMware ESXi server environments. Work with DoD ACAS and HBSS products to perform system security scans and group policy updates and execute maintenance scripts and jobs. Work closely with the Information Assurance team to monitor system activity and modify configurations to respond to security threats and requirements. Maintain SAN storage arrays and system backups, support Microsoft IIS and Structured Query Language applications, perform programming in an administrative language, participate in systems testing and document results, and provide advice and training to end–users.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience in systems administration and analysis

  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting software and hardware enhancements, application deployments, or infrastructure upgrades in a dynamic information systems hosting environment

  • Experience with working in a VMware ESXi environment

  • Experience in working with Windows Server OSes including Active Directory

  • Knowledge of infrastructure services, including ADS, DNS, and DHCP

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS Diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience supporting Linux OSes

  • Experience with Cloud and AWS

  • Experience with implementing STIGS and executing ACAS scans

  • Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Security+ Certification

  • MCSA 2008 or 2012 Certification


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

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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