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Systems Administrator IV (Server)

Position Details

LOCATION: Annapolis Junction, MD | SHIFT: Day: Monday thru Friday



SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR IV shall have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, and have ten (10) years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise. Or the individual shall have five (5) years of full time computer science work that can be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree, and have ten (10) years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a large client-server based IT enterprise. An industry recognized professional certification may substitute as one year experience.


Experience shall include installation, configuration, and networking of UNIX and/or NT based platforms.

  • This experience shall include: creating, modifying and deleting user accounts, performing system back-ups, and maintaining system configuration files.

  • Individual shall have a fundamental understanding of operating systems ad be familiar with either UNIX or NT commands or utilities at the user level.

  • Experience shall include the installation and configuration of hardware, operating systems, and commercial software packages.

  • Individual shall be able to develop and implement enterprise backup/recovery strategies, server configuration and consolidation, and verification of the health and status of the entire IT infrastructure.

  • Individual shall be able to provide support for enterprise services such as DNS, NFS, e-mail services, security protection mechanisms, and the interoperability of UNIX and NT based systems.

In addition to the above qualifications, SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR IV FOR SERVERS must have the following qualifications required by the relevant TTO. Installation, configuration, tuning, and support of:

  • Servers running Sparc Solaris, SolarisX64, red Hat, and SuSe, with direct attached and FC SAN storage

  • Client server technology utilizing NFS and CIFS

  • Large memory SMP systems with many cores

  • Enterprise client server configurations

  • Multi-vendor filesystems such as XFS, GPFS, and CXFS

  • Fielded systems

  • Blade systems and associated interconnects (SAD, FC, TCP/IP, etc.)

  • Red Hat and Microsoft Windows Operating System

  • Microsoft Exchange

  • Centrify

  • Infrastructure support services such as DNS, NIS, Active Directory, Centrify, Zenoss, SiteScope, HP Openview, HPSA, HPSE, Splunk, Sendmail, Exchange, NetQoS, Infoblox

  • Thin client solutions based on Virtual bridges and Centrix

  • NoMachine NX

  • Virtualizing products; VMWare and Solaris containers

  • Accepted professional certifications include:

  • Possess a valid RHCSA or higher Red Hat certification


*IAT Level II Certification Required*


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