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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 Senior Systems Administrator SA) to provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems. The SA manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. The SA provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. The SA provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems. The SA provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers. The SA provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process. The SA configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.

Candidates should have the following qualifications: 
  • TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Fifteen (15) years’ experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
Candidates are required to have the following skills:
  • Experience with designing, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting TCP/IP networks.
  • Experience in network/system Administration and providing support across a variety of platforms.
  • Experience with designing and implementing network solutions to support server requirements for High Availability to include load-balancing, data replication, failover, clustering, RAID, etc.
  • Experience with implementing, troubleshooting and maintaining and variety on protocols to include but not limited to, DNS, syslogs, LDAP, RADIUS, AAA.
  • Experience with creating and installing PKI certs on servers and various hardware devices.
  • Experience with VMware.
  • Thorough knowledge of Cisco Nexus switches.
  • Thorough knowledge of NetApp Appliances.
  • Thorough knowledge FireEye appliances.
  • Thorough knowledge Avocent KVM/Console Servers.
  • Thorough knowledge networking and TCP/IP behavior.
  • Thorough knowledge of security principles and hardening servers and network devices.
  • Expertise in troubleshooting issues from physical to presentation layer
  • Efficient in writing operating procedures and documentation.
  • Proficient in Linux operating systems.
  • Some Windows experience

Candidates are desired to have the following skills:
  • Ansible
  • VMWare
  • REST api

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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