Systems Administrator

Information Technology Bethesda, Maryland


Description

Systems Administrator 
Location: Bethesda, MD  

GRSi, the 2021 Maryland Tech Council Government Contractor of the Year, is experiencing industry-leading growth. We have been recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the country for seven years and are led by Maryland’s 2019 CEO of the Year. As part of our growth, we are searching for a Systems Administrator. This position is based in Bethesda, MD.

Responsibilities:  
- Serve as backup managing SCCM, Ivanti, Bigfix, Absolute, and other system administration tools.
- Provide direct support in the day-to-day operations on hardware and operating systems including the evaluation of system utilization, monitoring response time, and primary support for detection and correction of operational problems.
- Consult and assist developers to develop Windows server and application hosting solutions.
- Perform the engineering and administration of web and application servers running IIS and Apache.
- Perform operational systems administration, engineering, and troubleshooting for Windows servers on-premises and in the Cloud   
- Support software and application deployments as part of the configuration, change, and release management processes
- Implement, support, and maintain infrastructure virtualization and hyper-convergence solutions, such as VMware and VXRail
- Implement, support, and maintain storage, backup, and archival solutions, such as Cohesity, Nimble, and AWS Glacier.
- Provide operational backup and restore support for infrastructure systems.
- Support disaster recovery testing and recommend/implement solutions to continually enhance the resilience of the enterprise environment.
- Provide support for data center hardware for installations, upgrades, refreshes, and troubleshooting.
- Research, test and deploy security patches and vulnerability mitigation and remediation configuration changes.
- Provide after-hours and weekend support for reported outages.  
- Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and technical documentation. 
- Effectively support a blend of operational and project-based engineering/administration activities. 

Desired Experience:  
- Extensive experience utilizing VMware and its additional services, such as Site Recovery Manager (SRM), vCenter, and vSAN.
- Experience implementing and utilizing hyper-convergence solutions.
- Strong Windows Server management and administration experience (2012 and newer).
- Experience developing and modifying PowerShell/bash scripts to automate manual administration tasks.
- Experience managing network storage and backups leveraging Cohesity.
- Demonstrated experience in developing rigorous testing disciplines to ensure stable computing platforms.
- Demonstrated experience in consulting with end-users to identify and understand needs, as well as developing tailored solutions to address complex technical needs.
- Azure and AWS cloud experience
- Linux server administration and management
- Application patching experience on Windows and Linux environments.



Requirements:
- 4+ years of relevant systems administration and engineering experience within enterprise IT environments.
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Applied Sciences or related disciplines
- Strong verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to collaborate and consult with diverse stakeholder groups
- Able to obtain a Public Trust

The Company:
Innovation, Collaboration, and Agility - at GRSi these aren't buzz words, they're our mantra.
 
GRSi is an ISO certified and CMMI/dev-ML3 rated professional services organization with expertise that covers all areas of information technology and professional engineering services -- from systems integration; Agile, Iterative, and Waterfall software development; multi-tier infrastructure support; to full-spectrum cyber security and enterprise systems support. Regardless of the program or the task, the excellence of GRSi is all about the people. Our greatest asset is our ability to attract and retain highly qualified professionals and our record growth this past year means new opportunities.
 
GRSi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants or employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth or related condition) citizenship, familial status, mental or physical disability status, veteran status, genetic information, other non-disqualifying disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
*2021 – Government Contractor of the Year, MD Tech Council, Multi-Year Top5 Tech Company*
*2020 – Inc. Magazine Fastest-Growing Companies, 6x Honoree*
*2020 – G2Xchange NXT UP Federal Emerging Technology and Consulting Firms*
*2019 – MD Tech Council CEO of the Year*
*ISO 9001:2015, 20000-1:2018 & 27001:2013 Certified / CMMI-ML3 Appraised* 

Requisition ID: 7123