Principal System Administrator in Glenarden, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 7/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Glenarden, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/7/2020

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal System Administrator with our industry-leading client in Greenbelt, MD.

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident with the an Active Secret Clearance or an Interim Secret Clearance. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform senior-level Linux/Unix system administration including troubleshooting, fault isolation, system tuning, software installation, maintenance
  • Identify and implement system and process-level improvements including providing recommendations to purchase and then implementing hardware and software solutions
  • Provide senior-level mentoring to junior and mid-level system administration staff
  • Developing and implement strategy, design, implementation and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software
  • Ideal candidate must be able to grasp a wide range of unique skills, and be able to think and respond quickly to real-time problems as they arise
  • Participate in an on-call rotation providing off-hours support

Requirements:

  • Linux/Unix operating system administration
  • VMWare ESXi hypervisors
  • Scripting experience with Perl, Bash, Python, etc
  • TCP/IP and network protocols including DNS, SMTP, SNMP, ICMP, SSH, RADIUS, and LDAP
  • Windows operating system administration
  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated
  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills
  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience

Keywords: Linux, Unix, VMWare, ESXi hypervisors, Perl, Bash, Python, Network protocols

Job ID: 338133

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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 http://www.eliassen.com.

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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