Cyber Systems Administrator (Jr. - Mid)

Location: Hyattsville, MD
Date Posted: 01-04-2019
Company Information:
Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.
Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Shift Required! - M-F (10 PM - 6:30 AM, flexible by 1-2 hours)

The Cyber Systems Administrator candidate duties will include but not be limited to the following duties:
  • Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining Oracle Sun Server X4 Series, x86 and including virtualized servers.
  • Perform regular day-to-day Systems Administration activities such as User Administrations, Disk Management, Package Install, Patch Management, Storage Management, NFS Administration and disaster recovery/fail-over.
  • Identify, analyze, fix, and determine root cause, follow-up and coordinate changes to resolve complex problems involving hardware, software, networking and applications
  • Ensure backups are completed successfully.
  • Perform backup restores from NAS and tape for system users.
  • Monitor and ensure adequate security for hosts and provide access control for file systems.
  • VMWare: Assist in maintenance of virtualized server environment.
  • Create and configure hosts and VMs and allocate corresponding system resources as required.
  • Maintain and patch existing hosts and VMs using VMWare COTS product.
  • Application Administration: Support a variety of server and desktop COTS, agents, and GOTS applications.
  • Other duties: Maintain operational procedures and guides and create tickets to document all break/fix incidents.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3-6+ years of systems administration experience
  • DOD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II Certification.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in administration; implementing and troubleshooting within UNIX environment.
  • Experience with NAS and SAN technologies, EMC2 or Isilon.
  • Experience in administering VMWare and ESXi 5.0 or later.
  • Must be able to work 3rd Shift 10pm-6:30am (flexible by 1-2 hours as needed)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Environmental Certification (Linux+, Oracle Certified Professional, Solaris 10 System Administrator).
  • Familiarity with COTS products like Mac OS X, Oracle 11g r2, Netbackup, Atlassian Confluence.
  • Possess the ability to read shell scripts.
  • Special consideration would be given to individuals’ with direct PDAS knowledge.
  • Supporting a 24x7 Network Operation Center.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional software engineering or systems administrator experience on projects with similar software processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
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