Senior System Administrator

    • Reston, VA

Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking an IT System Administrator to support our government customer. The selected applicant will join the team as we seek to deliver world-class capabilities for our client and their associated contractors, driving productivity and innovation. This team supports system architecture and design, infrastructure and OS level support, commercial tool integration, and application support. This position will include the following duties and responsibilities:

Monitors application status; support application event triage, monitoring, tracking, and correlation and event characterization and escalation, work with vendors as needed for event resolution. Follows up with customer to ensure issue has been resolved.
Work with internal and external organizations to support various customer user level requirements, including resolving elevated end user support requests, and researching and deploying advanced technologies.
Monitors application status; support application event triage, monitoring, tracking, and correlation and event characterization and escalation, work with vendors as needed for event resolution. Follows up with customer to ensure issue has been resolved.
Systems Administrator with strong Linux and Windows Server knowledge to troubleshoot, patch, and maintain complex applications and services.
Experience building instances using Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Possesses knowledge of Python, JavaScript, and other scripting languages.
The System Administrator should be familiar with Salt Configuration to maintain, deploy, and troubleshoot software deployed on various environments.
Assisting with the configuration and operation of business systems (mainframe, mini and client/server-based).
Deploying and integrating software products and to ensure compatibility with associated platforms.
The candidate must have strong communication skills to communicate with Software Developers to ensure requirements are met and issues are resolved in a timely manner.
Monitor systems with Nagios and logs to resolve any issues and errors that may arise.
Must be familiar with Oracle, Mongo, PostgreSQL, and MySQL databases.
The individual must have the ability to write SOPs to ensure continuity of operations and to share with other members of the team.
The individual will create and manage security groups for various projects and systems.
Must be able to work after normal core working hours to deploy new software and conduct maintenance of critical systems.
Be familiar with security protocols and requirements to address questions and concerns regarding security testing for various software and servers.

Required Skills and Education
Experience with Configuration Management Tools (Salt, Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
Experience with Amazon Web Services
Experience with Linux Administration
Experience with microservice paradigm and troubleshooting
Experience with using Jenkins
DoD 8570 compliant

Preferred Skills and Education
Experience with Docker orchestration tools (Kubernetes, Openshift)

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.

BAE Systems builds and optimizes technology that revolutionizes defense around the world.

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