System Administrator in Lexington, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

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    Lexington, MA
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Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a System Administrator to join our highly regarded, innovative client to work on technical issues related to national security.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with an active Secret Clearance.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the System Administrator:

  • Oversee system security for IT infrastructure, networking, and virtualization technologies
  • Provide system configuration management, administration, and troubleshooting
  • Perform system BIOS and firmware maintenance and lockdown
  • Serve as the point of contact for new system additions
  • Oversee data center/server room operations and administer VMware and vSphere
  • Design, develop, and support server and network deployments for technical programs
  • Ensure system availability; perform system upgrades and patching

Requirements of the System Administrator:

  • Master's degree or Bachelor's degree and at least one certification
  • Operating Systems: UNIX/Linux, Windows, OSX, VMware, Cisco IOS
  • Hardware: Intel/AMD, Cisco, Sun/Oracle, Dell, Apple, EMC, NetApp
  • Software/applications: SAP, Atlassian Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, MS Active Directory, LDAP
  • Programming Languages: Perl, Python, Shell Scripting, Powershell
  • Networking applications and protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, NTP, DHCP, SSH, FTP and HTTP/S
  • Systems auditing, hardening and firewall configurations
  • Motivated self-starter, able to work independently or in a team setting
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to present findings internally and externally

Keywords: System Administrator, Unix, Linux, Windows, VMware, Cisco IOS, Atlassian Suite, Active Directory, LDAP, Perl, Python, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Systems Hardening, Firewall Configuration, Clearance Job, Secret Clearance

Job ID: 312596

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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