Senior Systems Administrator in Reston, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

An Eliassen client in the Northern Virginia area has immediate need for a Senior Systems Administrator . This candidate will be working on an IT applications and infrastructure services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice (DOJ). The program provides a range of IT services, including software application support, enterprise infrastructure support, service desk, ITSM, deskside support, workstation engineering and maintenance, telecommunications and mobility engineering services, managed print services, Active Directory services, and video conferencing.

This is a contract to hire opportunity. Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen with an active Public Trust clearance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Systems Administrator:
  • Learn a new government system and support all systems issues
  • Work with SME to provide O&M support for a mission-critical government system
  • Deploy patches and ensure latest patches are being downloaded
  • Develop maintenance windows to ensure minimal downtime 
  • Maintain and develop technical documentation and diagrams
Requirements of the Senior Systems Administrator:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 8 years of OS experience
  • Experience as a SME on various operating systems, patching
  • Experience providing O&M support for complex, mission-critical systems
  • Extensive experience configuring, implementing and troubleshooting with following technologies:
  • Dell PowerEdge R940 servers & iDRAC
  • VMware vSphere & VMWare vCenter Server
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 & later
  • CentOS 7 & later
Keywords: Senior Systems Administrator, VMware, vSphere, vCenter, Public Trust

Job ID: 348021

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

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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