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System Administrator

Polaris Alpha, a Parson’s Company provides cutting edge solutions development based on the latest advances in open software design and integration. The company is best known for not only understanding our customers' needs, but also consistently exceeding their expectations. Polaris Alpha develops sophisticated data visualization, event analysis, pattern detection, mission planning and mobile software using net centric and enterprise architectures. No job is too large or too small. This position is for a mid-level field system administrator supporting both Linux and Microsoft based workstations and servers in both virtual and physical environments. The candidate will perform system analysis on complex and emergent behavior systems that directly impact the operational user; identify and resolve issues that affect operational users; support the analysis of the physical and virtual architectures onsite and relentlessly improve system efficiency and effectiveness. The candidate will translate user requirements into system and operational architectures/requirements. The candidate must be able understand and support the customer’s network designs, configuration, system maintenance, system installation, and troubleshooting of web-based applications and their individual components in accordance with Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF). The candidate will be expected to understand and integrate hardware and software technologies, possess the ability to think critically, solve problems, and engineer solutions across multiple technologies.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Duties Include:
• Responsible for the diagnosis and correction of system infrastructure problems
• Optimize and monitor system performance
• Plan and coordinate system upgrades
• Conduct network connectivity maintenance and monitoring
• Conduct server maintenance and replication
• Manage the test server infrastructure
• Document enterprise architecture, to include replication, interfaces, and jobs
• Ensure IAVA security compliance maintenance and monitoring
• Determine the cause or source of problems reported to the helpdesk
• Determine external causes of problems
• Monitor web services


Required Skills:

• Must be a US Citizen
• Candidate must have a current TS/SCI clearance
• Bachelor’s degree in technology related discipline or equivalent experience may be accepted in place of a degree.
• 5+ years’ experience with Linux Operating Systems maintenance and troubleshooting
• 5+ years’ experience with Microsoft Server Operating Systems maintenance and troubleshooting
• Experience in maintaining virtual environments
• Experience in software security vulnerability scanning, remediation, and reporting
• Security + Certification


Desired Skills:

• Familiar with VMware, SQL, Mongo, PostgreSQL, and Docker technologies/software
• Experience with Scaled Agile Software development methodology
• Experience with JIRA
• Experience with a wide variety of open source, service-oriented, enterprise frameworks and utilities

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.


Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.


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Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Macdill Air Force Base, Florida
United States
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