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Senior System 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!

Belay Technologies is seeking a CASPORT Senior System Administrator (SSA). The SSA will support the development and production environments for a mission-critical Identity and Access Management(IdAM) system. The SSA’s responsibilities include working with a team obtaining and configuring Virtual Machines(VMs), loading Operating systems and software, performing security hardening, patching, and monitoring status. The position also will support ISSO and ISSEs in obtaining and maintaining security certification and accreditation. The SSA will apply knowledge of computer operations, platforms, systems, architectures, functions, and terminology.  Independently read, write and implement standard operating procedures and technical documentation.

Candidates should have the following qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
  • 10 years of 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 PKI authentication services.
  • This position has been designated as requiring CWIP certification and requires one of the following baseline certifications to qualify:
  • A+ CE, CCNA-Security, CND, Network+ CE, SSCP, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CASP+ CE, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CCSP
Note: This is a Day 1 requirement.  We cannot consider candidates that do not have one of the above certifications
  • TS/SCI Clearance with full scope polygraph
Candidates are required to have the following skills:
  • Experience with:
    • Configuration and Maintenance of Virtual Machines
    • Linux and Windows operating systems
    • Scripting languages (e.g. Perl, Bash, etc.)
    • OS and Software application patching (e.g. IAVA, Version updates)
  • Attention to detail and time management
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to provide after-hours call-in support
Candidates are desired to have the following skills:
  • Experience with:
    • IdAM directories (active directory and/or LDAP)
    • Ticket tracking tools (e.g. Jira, Redmine, RT Tracker)
    • Networking/Load Balancing
  • 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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