Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-MD-Annapolis Junction | US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/22/2024 5:36 PM)
# of Openings
Security Engineering

Job Title

Systems 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. 


Work individually or in a small integrated team to develop innovative solutions to enable secure and reliable operations of enterprise computer systems. Develop new concepts and processes and analyze root causes and resolve complex issues utilizing your knowledge of industry. Performs 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/network devices, etc. Install, configure and manage operating system and application software as necessary. 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 system administrator
  • Experience with operating and maintaining Microsoft Windows and Linux servers to include operating systems and applications, patching, and other updates
  • Experience with installing/configuring devices, applications, and security tools including Splunk and HBSS
  • Experience automating deployments and configuration management
  • Familiarity with DoD Risk Management Framework
  • TS/SCI clearance with the ability to obtain a counter-intelligence polygraph
  • DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II certification requirements (currently Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, SSCP, CySA+, GICSP, or CND)
  • DoD 8570.01-M Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) - Infrastructure Support (IS) certification requirements (currently CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND)
  • HS diploma or GED and seven years relevant experience, Associate’s degree and five years relevant experience, or Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience


Nice to have qualifications: 



  • Experience with operating and maintaining Microsoft Windows and Linux servers to include operating systems
  • Experience with installing/configuring Splunk and HBSS
  • Experience as a network administrator or systems engineer
  • Experience scripting in PowerShell and/or BASH command line interfaces
  • Experience in using Active Directory to manage Windows policies
  • 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 (or like product) graphic and flowchart design
  • Experience creating system/network diagrams
  • Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) - Infrastructure Support (IS) certification (CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND)

Clearance Level

TS/SCI polygraph

Job Locations

US-MD-Annapolis Junction


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