Windows Linux System Cloud Administrator

If you share our passion for all things technology and desire to deliver customer success on a daily basis, come join our team of highly skilled and entrepreneurial professionals! Developing cutting-edge Cloud solutions takes the collaboration of bright, innovative, and talented people, along with forward-thinking leadership. At Phase One we nurture an environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds come together to learn and drive change into the missions of the Federal Government.

Phase One is seeking a full time Windows/Linux System Cloud Engineer to support cloud infrastructure on location in Washington DC. The Windows/Linux System Engineer will build, construct and manage Cloud Development, Test and Production Cloud instances; network/system infrastructure; troubleshoot issues with regards to network/server outages;  gather business/system requirements; and have strong oral and written communication skills. This is a highly visible role and requires a combination of hard technical skills and soft people to be successful.


  • Responsible for day to day operations including installation, configuration, and maintenance of systems, software, and related cloud infrastructure.
  • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
  • Use ticketing system to assist customers with cloud server issues and status information.
  • Troubleshoot Windows/Linux OS, networks, cloud, storage, application, and firewalls.
  • Work closely with team members to resolve technical issues, as well as perform routine tasks such as monitoring, server management, user and group administration, software installation, imaging etc.
  • Assist with the forecasting and managing of server technologies and growth, coordinate and manage client/server disaster recovery planning.
  • Apply patch and security changes per policy and proactively monitor the environment for patch compliance.
  • Participate in long- and short-range technology planning.
  • Maintain documentation for configurations, operating procedures, and service records relating to cloud instances and software.
  • Participates in change management processes to include patch compliance which also includes Information Assurance Validation Testing.
  • Candidate should possess strong analytical and decision-making skills with the ability to participate in technical meetings


  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or IS or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of hands on experience with Windows and/or Linux System Administration, preferably in an Enterprise environment, supporting large scale server deployments.
  • Strong Windows or Linus knowledge, analytical problem solving skills, and


  • Experience deploying and administering applications in a cloud environment is a plus.
  • Active Directory Administration
  • Server Builds
  • Patch Management
  • Backup / Recovery
  • Scripting with PowerShell and/or Visual Basic Script
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment technologies, including JIRA, Git, Jenkins, Chef, Confluence, Nexus, Sonar Cube, and Junit


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