Systems Administrator, Senior

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Job ID
Information Technology


System Administrator (SA)s incrementally install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain hardware and software to ensure the availability and functionality of systems. This position is for a new mission critical program that provides Government-wide Identity Credential Access Management (ICAM) services.


Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with Poly clearance to be considered for this position


The right candidate will provides expertise for the resolution of technical problems, troubleshoots products and modifies products to customer requirements. The individual will work in an Agile Scrum Team environment, providing services to monitor and administer the operational baseline to include the software baselines. 

Some duties include:

  • Software installation and configuration in support of the customer environment
  • Decommissioning of legacy systems
  • Operating system upgrades to mission systems
  • Monitoring and doing systems checks
  • Supporting on-call pager duty
  • Evaluating performance of systems and providing tuning recommendations



  • Candidates will be required to have operations experience supporting critical mission systems and supporting customers in multiple geographical locations. 
  • Reviews system and configurations to ensure successful implementation of services into production.
  • Maintains system stability through advanced analytical techniques, timely resolution of incidents, and proactive maintenance to provide the maximum availability and optimal Mean Time to Repair. Partners with developers and engineers to reduce recurring incidents.
  • Provides consultative assistance during off hours as needed.
  • Assist in developing continuous process improvement for support tools, troubleshooting techniques.
  • Apply expertise in the installation, configuration, operations, and maintenance of customer architectures:
    • Focus on improving the stability and performance of the platform, maintaining and improving the security posture of the domain, continuous monitoring of system health, and troubleshooting issues that arise.
    • Accountable for operating systems and application systems that support the infrastructure.
    • Responsibilities on these systems include SA engineering, operations and maintenance, and research and development to ensure continual operation.
    • Ability to quickly respond to system anomalies and independently make configuration updates to ensure 99.999% system availability requirements.
    • Monitor system performance and take corrective actions as required
    • Design, develop and implement new application monitoring software, as well as customizing existing monitoring tools to fit program needs.
    • Document incidents, workaround, root cause analysis, and corrective actions
    • Perform system checkouts and testing of system upgrades and patches in the operational environments
    • Coordinate with enterprise partners on system outages and make decisions on system failover
    • Independently represent the program in supporting consumer or mission partner maintenance activities
    • Collaborating with other systems administrators, storage administrators, application developers, and network engineers to solve complex problems
    • Coordinate communications with End Users, SAs, engineers, Management, mission partners, and Government Leadership


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ASEC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.



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