System Administrator

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-MD-Annapolis Junction | US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/22/2024 5:30 PM)
# of Openings
System Administration

Job Title

System Administrator


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions.  We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.


EverWatch is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

EverWatch employees are focused on tackling the most difficult challenges of the US Government. We offer the best salaries and benefits packages in our industry - to identify and retain the top talent in support of our critical mission objectives. 


Collaborates to develop innovative solutions to enable secure and reliable operations of enterprise computer systems. Works individually or in a small integrated team, and may also lead a task, project, or team. Ensure project completion and provide guidance and direction to lower-level technicians, specialists, and managers. Develop new concepts and processes and analyze root causes and resolve complex issues utilizing your full knowledge of industry. Perform systems administration of cyber tools sets and server systems connected to networks across multiple classification domains. 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.


  • 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 to have qualifications:

  • 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 DoD STIGs
  • Experience with scripting in PowerShell and BASH command line interfaces
  • 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


Clearance Level

TS/SCI polygraph

Job Locations

US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Trellix, Splunk, Palo Alto, ForeScout, FireEye, Ansible, Azure, AWS, DevSecOps, ZeroTrust, Cyber Engineer, system administration, SME, Tanium


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