Junior System Administrator Location: Washington, DC Date Posted: 2017-12-01
Praxis, Inc. is collecting resumes for Junior System Administrators for future contract opportunities to work on various projects.
Gain a thorough understanding of the Government environment, unique needs, and applications, to be able to troubleshoot and address PC hardware and software issues in a timely fashion
Identifies, evaluates, and prioritizes customer problems and complaints to ensure that inquiries are resolved appropriately
Coordinate technical activities in support of DoD/DoN security compliance management
Support basic IT issues such as password resets, peripheral configurations, hardware diagnostics, and coordinate repairs
Provision new hardware for new and existing users, including re-imaging computers and installing software
Performs administrative tasks and other activities as assigned (e.g., document management, scripts, SOPs)
Acquire and maintain a highly competent level of knowledge on relevant products, current support policies, and methods of support delivery
Associate's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures and techniques
Ability to install, configure and maintain personal computers, networks and related hardware and software
Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
Strong written and oral communication
Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking
Prior System Administration experience on Windows, Linux and Cisco.
Ability to solve complex technical problems
Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
Security+ IAT Certification
Self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner
Practical knowledge of LANs, DHCP, and DNS Server
Familiarity with the following applications and operating systems preferred: Microsoft Windows, MacOS, MS Exchange, MS Office 2010/2013, VMware/Virtualbox virtualization environments, Basic Linux/Unix scripting (bash/tsch)
US Citizenship Required:
Eligibility to Obtain a DoD Security Clearance Required for this Position:
Yes, cleared to Secret is required.
Yes; 5% or less.
Position Contingent upon Award of Contract:
Praxis offers a stable work environment, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package; including ESOP participation, 401k Plan, Flexible Work Schedules, Tuition Reimbursement, Co-Sponsored Health Plan, Paid Leave and much more.
Applying to Praxis:
Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Employment at Praxis is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check and security investigation. Praxis is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.
Our company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal “EEO is the Law” poster at pxi.com/pdf/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Praxis, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.
Praxis, Inc. promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
Praxis, Inc. is a smoke-free environment and prohibits smoking in all facilities.
Praxis, Inc. is a drug-free workplace.