Systems Administrator, Mid

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in the national security field? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications, makes you an integral part of delivering a customer-focused engineering solution.

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to design infrastructure and virtualization systems in support of an Air Force client’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS). Your technical expertise will be vital as you evaluate and modernize our VMware environment. You’ll develop your skills in virtualization while gaining experience in systems administration and Cybersecurity. Join our team and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change.

Empower change with us.

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? 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.

You Have:

-Experience with VMware ESXi 5.x or ESXi 6.x management and administration

-Experience with Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2 and Server 2016

-Experience with architecture design, system maintenance and patching, advanced troubleshooting, capacity management, monitoring, and reporting

-Experience with systems administration and engineering and maintaining responsibility for high systems availability and secure systems posture, including patching and maintenance

-Active TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED and 8+ years of experience with IT systems administration and engineering, AA or AS degree and 6+ years of experience with IT systems administration and engineering, or BA or BS degree and 4+ years of experience with IT systems administration and engineering

-Active DoD 8570 Baseline Security Certification, including Security+, CASP, or CISSP

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing enterprise operating systems and virtualization solutions, including Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016, RedHat Enterprise Linux, and VMware ESXi

-Experience with the management of virtual machines through VMware vCenter

-Experience with the management and operational use of systems monitoring tools, including SolarWinds, WSUS, or Microsoft SCOM

-Experience with analyzing and enhancing operational procedures and new innovative solutions to address current and emerging IT challenges

-Ability to work independently and as a team member to solve difficult technical challenges on a global scale

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent team collaboration skills

-BA or BS degree in CS, Computer Engineering, or Network Engineering

-Microsoft MCSA or MCSE in Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, or 2016 Certification

-VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) Certification


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.

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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