As the System Administrator you will: 

  • Maintain the smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers.
  • Monitor and manage system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency. Perform systems security administration functions, including creating user-profiles and accounts.
  • Other duties may include setting up administrator accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system-wide software, and allocating mass storage space.
  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products. Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinate installation, and provide backup recovery.
  • Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Mentor and supervise less experienced staff.

Your background will include: 

  • Degree in Computer Science related field, or a related form of engineering training.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience as a Systems Administrator.
  • Security Plus certification or the ability to be certified quickly.
  • Experience with cloud computing infrastructure (e.g. Amazon Web Services EC2, Elastic MapReduce, Kubernetes) and considerations for scalable, distributed systems.
  • Experience with high-scale or distributed RDBMS is a plus.
  • Experience using Kubernetes (Docker) and clusters.
  • Experience with monitoring systems to easily check the status of services and detect system anomalies immediately.
  • Experience with source control, Continuous Integration, and Test-Driven Development methods (Git, Selenium, Jenkins).
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting problems and working with a team to resolve production issues.
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.