Position Description

Senior Systems Administrator
Location Fort Detrick, MD
Job Code 1224
# of openings 1
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Sr Systems Administrator

Ft. Detrick, MD



The Senior Systems Administrator works in conjunction with the full Systems Administration team to provide Server Administration for Windows and Linux servers, Server Virtual Environment Management, SAN Administration, Backup Administration, Data Center Server Management and Monitoring, Vulnerability mitigation and remediation, HBSS, SCCM, IAVA patches, Windows 10 support, Server 2012 support, Group Policy, Active Directory, Log file monitoring and analysis.



  • Manage and maintain VMWare virtual server environment with ESXi host updates and maintenance, virtual storage and networking requirements, and general virtual machine operations.

  • Support the development and deployment of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) packages.

  • Maintain platform support for the server environment with administration, troubleshooting, documentation, security, debugging and implementation of server hardware, operating systems, SAN and application software. System administration tasks include:

  • Install, configure and troubleshoot server hardware and software.

  • Administer Windows and Linux servers on a daily basis.

  • Complete all server backups as required.

  • Adhere to security policies for the server environment. Research and keep abreast of security updates and IAVA vulnerabilities based upon guidance from DoD.

  • Develop appropriate documentation supporting the server environment maintained by the NEC.




       •    Must be knowledgeable in administering heterogeneous computing environments ranging from servers to personal computers

  • Must have advanced knowledge of systems administration techniques and tools.
  • Requires good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to handle multiple, shifting priorities.

  • Must be knowledgeable in either VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization platforms.

  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems in response to customer reported incidents
  • Must be able to identify, research, evaluate, and provide feedback to management on problematic trends
  •  Must assist in the development of policies, procedures, and standards;
  •  Ability to troubleshoot complex problems & coordination with other IT teams and service providers;
  • Will be required to regularly upgrading technical skills;
  • Must ensure the rigorous application of Army information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of customer support services, and;
  • Ability to provide technical support to critical end-user issues in support of Army mission requirements on a 7x24 basis if required.



  • Active Security Clearance with minimum of a DOD Secret Clearance
  • Eight+ years of related work experience
  • Current CompTIA Security+ certification required.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Certification
  • Exam 70-680 within 6 months of hire at candidate's expense (DOD 8570 requirement).
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Ability to apply systematic/systems analysis processes and procedures to troubleshooting diagnostics
  • Knowledge of Army IT regulations and security procedures preferred
  • Experience with BMC Remedy 8.1 or similar help desk tracking tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Access, Excel and Word


  • Manual dexterity- 60% to 80% of the time
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds -5% of the time
  • Carrying up to 85 pounds -5% of the time
  • Reaching- 25% of the time
  • Standing- 50% of the time
  • Sitting - 60% - 80% of the time
  • Walking - 25% of the time


1Prospect, LLC.  is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/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.

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