Senior System Administrator

Nexagen - Maryland2.8

ContractEstimated: $87,000 - $110,000 a year
Nexagen Networks has an opening for a Senior System Administrator in Pax River, MD. The Senior System Administrator, will manage the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems. This position is pending award by Federal Government.

About Nexagen:
Nexagen is a growing small business with its primary operations located in Aberdeen, MD. It is a certified Minority Woman Owned Business, Small Disadvantaged Business. Nexagen is a CMMI Level 3 certified company providing System Engineering, Software Engineering, RF Engineering, Information Assurance, Project Management, Logistics, and Network Engineering Services. Nexagen supports multiple DoD clients to include the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. Nexagen is also a prime contractor for multiple Indefinite Delivery – Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts to include SSES NexGen, GTACS, TAOSS, ARDEC and SPAWAR contracts.

Job Description:
Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
Sets up administrator and service accounts.
Maintains system documentation.
Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
Makes 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.
May program in an administrative language.
Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
Provides advice and training to end-users.
Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
Participates in special projects as required

BS or BA degree in a Computer Science or "Relevant Technical Discipline.” ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: An AS or AA degree in a technical discipline or related field and an additional four (4) years of IT experience can be substituted for a BS or BS degree OR an additional eight (8) years of experience may be substituted for a BS or BA
At least ten (10) years of experience in systems administration and analysis
Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance with the Federal government.

Nexagen offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical/dental/vision benefits, 401k plan, paid holidays, career advancement, challenging work, and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and profitable company.

Nexagen Networks is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.