Systems Administrator

2 months ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance
TS/SCI with polygraph

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility Corporation is seeking a well-qualified Systems Administrator with 3 or more years of experience and an existing TS/SCI clearance who will support a restricted program opening in the Washington, DC area. The candidate will be joining a small team of dedicated professionals supporting the customer Information Technology (IT) needs. Candidates must be self-starters and be able to solve complex problems with minimal supervision. Duties include the maintenance, operation, backup, and disaster recovery of multiple local area networks and wide area networks.

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience (minimum) with systems administration, virtualization, server administration;
  • 1 year (minimum) experience building and maintaining Microsoft Hypervisor and/or VMWare ESXI Servers;
  • 1 year (minimum) experience with backup tools such as Symantec Backup Exec. The ability to execute and test system backups;
  • 1 year (minimum) experience, background in, knowledge of, or ability to write scripts in PowerShell and legacy Windows scripting languages to automate administration functions and to parse files;
  • The CompTIA Security+ CE or other certification that would enable the candidate to qualify as an information assurance technician level II in accordance with DoD 8570.01M (required);
  • An active Top Secret clearance with access to sensitive compartmented information (TS/SCI) with In-scope counterintelligence polygraph

Desired Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience implementing and administering NetApp® data storage solutions in multiprotocol environments. NetApp® Certified Data Administrator certification (desired).
  • Experience with establishing procedures for creating, maintaining, and changing account permissions and installations;
  • The ability to effectively provision, install, configure, operate, and maintain hardware/software in a related infrastructure;
  • The ability to identify and establish system baselines;
  • The ability to conduct research and to develop solutions for emergent issues;
  • Experience with the secure design, development, implementation, operation, maintenance, and accreditation of national security systems;
  • Background in, knowledge of, or ability to install, configure, and maintain UNIX (both in a physical and virtual environment). UNIX certifications a plus.
  • Ability to work from a Command Line Interface (CLI).
  • Experience with system performance tuning and monitoring;
  • Background in, knowledge of, or ability to install, operate, maintain, and patch via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2012 R2, as well as SolarWinds, Linux, RedHat, and VMWare;
  • Background in or knowledge of Oracle/SQL database administration;
  • Background in or knowledge of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs);
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification in Windows Server version 2008R2 or newer (desired);


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