Systems Administrator (TS/SCI with Polygraph)

Systems Administration Columbia, Maryland


A day in the life:  

As a System Administrator, you will work on a fast-paced team providing support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems for critical enterprise applications.  You will manage the IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems, and provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for all the client, server, storage, network devices, etc.  

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:  

  • Provide Tier 1/2 level problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems
  • Configure and manage UNIX and Windows operating systems
  • Install and load operating system software   
  • Configures network components along with implementing operating system enhancements to improve reliability and performance 


What you bring to the table:  

  • 10+ years of experience as a System Administrator on programs of similar scope and complexity
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a relevant discipline from an accredited institution or five (5) additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Familiarity with PowerShell and Bash scripting languages
  • Experience with system hardening
  • Experience working closely with ISSOs for system compliance
  • Must be DoD 8570 compliant - IAT Level I
  • A TS/SCI with Polygraph is required

Bonus Skills:      

  • Familiarity with Big Fix
  • An understanding of Ansible


Why Red Alpha?  

Every day, our elite customers are pushing through "the grind" to defeat the enemy, even putting their lives on the line for our freedom. Rise to the occasion with us to deliver engineering excellence, to match their dedication to this nation. Join us as we bring digital transformation to the fight.      

Some of our perks and benefits:      

  • You can retire sooner rather than planned: Get closer to retirement with up to 12% in 401k contributions.
  • You can have a career AND a life: Enjoy up to 5 weeks of leave (25 days of personal time off) and 11 paid floating holidays.
  • You can stay at your best: As a member, we'll pay 100% of your premiums for comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. We'll also pay the majority of the premiums for your family.
  • Free access to a fully equipped state of the art gym!
  • $300 per year in company branded merchandise (Under Armour, Nike, Carhartt, YETI, etc.)
  • Fun events throughout the year including a holiday gala, whisky tastings, fall festivals, happy hours, and more.