System Administrator in Lexington, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Lexington, MA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

We have a wonderful, long term contract opportunity for a System Administrator with our leading client in Lexington.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance. Existing Secret/Top Secret Clearance preferred.

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

Responsibilities of the System Administrator:

  • Provide general user support across the organization
  • Procure computer systems/hardware/software and related artifacts
  • Install and maintain all commercial software
  • Regularly patch and backup group computer systems
  • Manage virtual infrastructures, SAN/NAS environments
  • Identify and resolve vulnerabilities
  • Maintain compliance with organizational policies
  • Document IT procedures

Requirements of the System Administrator:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience and at least one certification
  • Strong knowledge in one or more of the following:
    •  Microsoft Windows 7/10, Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, Office Suites, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WSUS, MDT, DOS/PowerShell scripting
    •  Mac OS X administration in a JAMF Casper environment
    •  MasterLinux RHEL/CentOS 6/7
    •  Cisco & Juniper networking
    •  ESXi, VMware, vSphere, NetApp and NAS/SAN?s is desired Splunk, ACAS, Spacewalk, Kickstart, Puppet and shell scripting
  • Clear and effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proven experience and ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision

Keywords: System Administrator, Windows, Windows Server, Microsoft Office Suite, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, PowerShell, Mac OS, Cisco, Juniper, ESXi, VMware, vSphere, Splunk, Shell Scripting, Clearance Jobs, TS/SCI Clerance

Job ID: 312947

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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