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Sr. Systems Administrator

Annapolis Junction, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work 2019, runner up in 2020 and a finalist in 2021!

This position is for a System Administrator (SA) who would support the development and production environments for a mission critical Identity and Access Management (IdAM) system. The (SA) will be responsible for the following, which includes working with a team, obtaining and configuring Virtual Machines (VMs), loading Operating systems and software, performing security hardening, patching, and status monitoring. The SA will also support ISSO and ISSEs efforts in obtaining and maintaining security certification and accreditation. As well as, apply knowledge of computer operations, platforms, systems, architectures, functions, and terminology. The SA will independently read, write and implement standard operating procedures and technical documentation.

Minimum Required Skills/Experience:
  • TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 10 years System Administration experience.  An additional 4+ years of System Administration experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 14 years. 
  • 2+ years’ experience with AWS.

Critical Skills/Experience with:
  • Configuration and Maintenance of Virtual Machines (VCenter/VMWare)
  • AWS Experience (VPC, EC2, S3)
  • Linux and Windows operating systems (CentOS, RedHat, Windows 10, Window Server)
  • DNS Experience
  • Active Directory (AD)
  • Scripting languages (e.g. bash)
  • Ansible Playbooks
  • OS and Software application patching (e.g. IAVA, Scans, and Version updates)
  • Attention to detail and time management
  • Excellent communications and documentation skills
  • Ability to provide afterhours call-in support

Desired Skills:
  • IdAM directories (active directory and/or LDAP)
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Networking/Load Balancing
  • Docker/Kubernetes
  • PKI and RSA
  • MongoDB 4.x
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to multi-task and work independently and with a team.

Belay Technologies is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business located in Columbia Maryland. Belay specializes in systems automation and full stack development. Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.

Perks and Benefits:
  • 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,11 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program
  • 10% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
  • $5,000 annual training/tuition
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • 100% company funded HSA
  • Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance)
  • Dental coverage including orthodontia
  • Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded
  • Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes
  • Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more!
We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, full scope 
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