Junior System Administrator

MTEQ, Inc. - Lorton, VA (30+ days ago)

Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that provides superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and commercial customers. We have more than 25 years of specialized experience in system development, electronics fabrication, and full-scale tactical prototyping, and systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high-performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, and the recruitment and development of a superior workforce.

MTEQ is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong system administration, PC technician and problem solving skills to serve as a key member of our IT team. Such an individual will apprentice under MTEQ’s IT Team Lead and CIO and be afforded the opportunity to obtain relevant certifications (e.g., A+, Network+, Server+, Security+). Primary responsibilities include administering to Linux and Windows based servers/domains, LAN/WAN IP networks, digital & VoIP telephony systems, data backups, Windows clients. Candidates must be able to:

Communicate effectively
Maintain/enforce computer/network usage policies
Administer to users/devices/systems/networks at MTEQ’s two (2) corporate offices (Lorton, VA & Kilmarnock, VA)
Be flexible to work after hours, weekends and handle a shifting schedule as needs arise
Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor in an employee/customer environment
Required Skills

One (1) to three (3) years’ experience as a systems administrator and/or PC Technician
Proficiency administering Windows Clients
Proficiency in a variety of PC Technician tasks
Proficiency administering LAN/WAN IP networks
Strong troubleshooting and debugging skills
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Must be willing to follow and refine formal IT processes & procedures
Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance, therefore U.S. Citizenship is required
Desired Skills

Proficiency administering Windows or Linux servers
Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell, batch)
Proficiency administering Virtualization solutions (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V, Linux-KVM)
Proficiency administering digital and VoIP telephony systems
A.S. or B.S. in a computer, software, or IT related field
Certifications (1 or more)
CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Server+
CompTIA Security+
SharePoint 2010 or Higher
Avaya IP Office
Samba Domain Controller & Active Directory
Google Apps (aka G Suite)
Web Development

Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance


SCHEDULE: Full time

MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please send an e-mail to staffing@mteq.com or call (540) 658-2720 Opt. 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information