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System Administrator, Junior, TS/SCI (Washington, DC)
GuidePoint Security Reston, VA

System Administrator, Junior, TS/SCI (Washington, DC)

GuidePoint Security
Reston, VA
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Locations available: JBAB, DC; Maryland Square, MD; Reston, VA; Colorado Springs, CO; Waikiki, HI

An active Top Secret / SCI clearance with the willingness to take and pass a polygraph exam is required for consideration for hire for this role. Work is to be performed 100% onsite with our Government Customer

What You'll Get To Do:

As a Jr System Administrator with skills focused on Linux and VMware, you'll collaborate to develop innovative solutions to enable secure and reliable operations of enterprise computer
systems. You'll work individually or in a small integrated team, and may also lead a task, project, or team. You'll ensure project completion and provide guidance and direction to lower-
level technicians, specialists, and managers. You'll develop new concepts and processes and analyze root causes and resolve complex issues utilizing your full knowledge of industry. You'll
perform systems administration of cyber tools sets and server systems connected to networks across multiple classification domains. You'll provide support to developmental and operational
systems, including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for all client, server, storage, and network devices. Configure and manage Windows, UNIX, and Linux, and
install and load operating system and application software, including Host-based Security System, Endpoint Security Suite (ESS), Splunk, Cribl, and network security tools, including
Firewalls and ForeScout. Support Windows and Linux systems engineering efforts in system design and evaluation, solution engineering, software development, or system administration.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as a systems administrator

  • Experience with installing, configuring, or maintaining devices, applications, and security tools, including Palo Alto Firewalls, Trellix ESS or former McAfee HBSS, ePO, and FireEye tools, Splunk and Cribl or ForeScout

  • Experience with automating deployments, configuration management, or cybersecurity tools operations

  • Experience with Cloud Enterprise and authorizing cloud systems

  • Experience with Cloud services, including AWS, Azure, or GCP

  • Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework

  • HS diploma or GED and 6 years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities, Associate's degree and 4 years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities,
    Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience with supporting IT projects and activities, or Master's degree and 1 year of experience with supporting IT projects and activities

  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam

  • DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II Certification, including Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, SSCP, CySA+, GICSP, or CND

  • DoD 8570.01-M Cyber Security Service Provider - Infrastructure Support Certification, including CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with operating and maintaining Microsoft Windows and Linux servers
  • Experience as a network administrator or systems engineer
  • Experience with Gigamon, FireEye, Ansible, Encase, Fidelis, Suricata, Varonis, or VMWare tools
  • Experience with scripting in PowerShell and BASH command line interfaces
  • Experience with Cloud Enterprise, authorizing cloud systems, and Cloud services, including AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Experience with using Active Directory to manage Windows policies
  • Experience with creating system and network diagrams
  • Knowledge of different layers of the technology stack, including network, application frameworks, database systems, and vendor solutions
  • Knowledge of Git and Atlassian tools, including Jira and Confluence and Microsoft Visio graphic and flowchart design
  • TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph


GuidePoint Security

Reston, VA



Posted date

March 08, 2024

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GuidePoint Security job posting for a System Administrator, Junior, TS/SCI (Washington, DC) in Reston, VA with a salary of $54,600 to $75,900 Yearly with a map of Reston location.