System Administrator

Softrams - Leesburg, VA3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $72,000 - $92,000 a year
IT System Administor Softrams is seeking a System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manager our software, hardware and networks.

Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. The candidate should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. The candidate should have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.

The goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently.

Install and configure software and hardware.
Manage network servers and technology tools.
Set up accounts and workstations.
Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements.
Troubleshoot issues and outages.
Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls.
Upgrade systems with new releases and models.
Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies.
Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies.

Required Qualifications:
Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role.
Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management.
Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.
Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language.
Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms.
Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude.
Excellent communication skills.
BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)) is a plus.
Work Location/Travel
Woodlawn, MD or Leesburg, VA.
Travel - This role will require the candidate to travel between our Woodlawn, MD Office and Leesurg, VA Office once or twice a week.

Softrams is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nation origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
As a HUBZone certified business, we strongly encourage candidates who reside in a HUBZone area to apply.