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System Administrator

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract
Job Id : 307612
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Position Summary

Our highly regarded client is seeking a System Administrator to join their dedicated team.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.

Responsibilities of the System Administrator:

  • Install, configure, and support a range of operating systems - Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Offer technical support and security guidance to all staff
  • Procure computer hardware, software, desktops, and servers as needed
  • Identify and remediate any vulnerabilities while adhering to enterprise security standards
  • Manage file shares, virtual infrastructures and SAN/NAS environments
  • Perform and ensure backups for desktops, servers and file shares
  • Perform office moves of computer equipment
  • Perform inventory tracking of physical equipment
  • Document IT procedures

Requirements of the System Administrator:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree required
  • Security+ certification required; CISSP preferred
  • At least 5 years of applicable experience
  • Must have experience with DoD IT security requirements and procedures
  • Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Active Directory, WSUS, MDT, DOS/PowerShell scripting
  • Experience with Linux CentOS 6/7, Puppet and shell scripting
  • Experience with Mac OS X in a JAMF Casper environment desired
  • Experience designing and implementing ESXi-based solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to complete assignments independently with minimal supervision

Keywords: System Administrator, SysAdmin, Windows, Mac, Linux, SAN/NAS, LAN, SIPR, JWICS, Security+, CISSP, DoD, Windows 7, Active Directory, WSUS, MDT, DOS/PowerShell, Linux CentOS, Puppet

Job ID: 307612

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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