Senior Systems Administrator | Req#3243

Boulder, Colorado


ActioNet has an open opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator eligible for a Public Trust clearance. ActioNet is an IT service provider and solutions integrator headquartered in Vienna, VA that works with the Federal Government and Department of Defense. Hybrid Role (On-site Boulder, CO).

Why ActioNet?            
It is simple. We are passionate about the inspirational missions of our customers and we entrust our employees and teams to deliver exceptional performance to enable the safety, security, health and well-being of our nation.

Job Description: As a Senior System Administrator (Compute) at ActioNet, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing the efficiency and performance of our compute infrastructure. You will serve as the systems architect, responsible for improving the current state and designing the next-generation compute environment within an Enterprise data center. Your role will require you to excel at troubleshooting highly complex problems to resolution and to train and mentor Junior Level System Administrators to ensure the continued growth and development of our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the systems architect for improving and optimizing the current compute infrastructure and designing the next-generation compute environment.
  • Plan, design, and install virtual hardware, software, and compute resources within an Enterprise data center.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve highly complex compute-related issues.
  • Train and mentor Junior Level System Administrators to enhance their skills and capabilities.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the seamless operation of compute systems.
  • Stay current with industry best practices and emerging technologies in compute administration.
  • Maintain documentation and contribute to the development of standard operating procedures (SOPs).


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (preferred).
  • Greater than twelve (12) years of experience with planning, designing, and installing virtual hardware, software, and compute resources within an Enterprise data center.
  • Must have one or more certifications:
    • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
    • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
    • VMWare Certified Design Expert - Data Center Virtualization
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
    • NetApp Certified Data Administrator
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve highly complex compute-related issues.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

If you are an experienced Senior System Administrator with expertise in compute administration and a passion for designing and optimizing compute infrastructure, we encourage you to apply to ActioNet. We offer a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects that make a meaningful impact. Join our team and contribute to the success of our government clients by delivering top-tier compute solutions.

What's in It For You?

As an ActioNeter, you get to be part of exceptional team and a corporate culture that nurtures mutual success for our customers, employees and our communities. We give you the tools to be successful; all you need to do is bring your best ideas, your energy and a desire to develop your skills, experience and career.

Are you ready to make a difference? 

ActioNet is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.