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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 System Administrator to join our intel team.

Candidates should have the following qualifications: 
  • TS/SCI with full scope polygraph is required.   
  • Must have Bachelor’s in System Administration or of similar field or scope
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience
Candidates are required to have the following skills:
  • Python Experience:
    • Ability to demonstrate solid knowledge of Python and XML.
    • Experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
    • Experience with build environments such as Gradle or Maven
    • Preferred - Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Data Flow/Data Analytics:
    • Exposure to streaming technologies (e.g. Kafka). Log analysis and General Troubleshooting (tuning and optimization, Search and Indexing Operations, mapping, monitoring) understanding on Elastic Stack (Elastic, Logstash, Beats, Kibana, Fluent etc) and knowledge on Opensearch APIs.
    • Experience in Business Analytics application, support, and troubleshooting concepts
    • Experience with Python, Groovy and/or Java
    • Experience with continuous integration environments, such as Bamboo
  • DevOps/Automation:
    • Ability to demonstrate solid knowledge of Python, Java and/or Groovy.  Knowledge of Powershell and/or Bash scripting is a plus.
    • Performing system and subsystem definition, preliminary and detailed design, design implementation, and subsystem and system integration and tests for a system.
    • Develop capabilities to automate deployment of updates and fixes
    • Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve customer experience
    • Develop software to integrate with internal back-end systems
    • Perform root cause analysis for production errors
  • Knowledge of RDMS, such as Postgres, desired including:
    • Database design, development and implementation
    • Experience with creating and optimizing queries
    • Experience with data parsing and data flow
    • Development of data structures for the overall architecture of a system accounting for performance and resiliency
    • Knowledge of Java and/or Python preferred
    • Knowledge of database storage and retrieval using Cloud technologies preferred.

Candidates are desired to have the following skills:
  • Creating and managing virtual environments with VMware – Vcenter 6.7.0 or above
  • Knowledge of virtual networking – NSX-V/NSX-T
  • Scripting experience with PowerShell
  • Knowledge of Dell Chassis (M1000e/MX7000) and Blades (M620-MX740c)
  • Knowledge of EMC products – DataDomain, XtremeIO/PowerStore, and Isilon.
  • Configure and maintain storage (EMC Isilon)
  • Experience with administration and/or architecture of ELK (Elastic, Log Stash, Kibana) including
    • Diagnosing shard issues and repairing a cluster's health
    • Backing up and restoring a cluster and/or specific indices
    • Configuring a snapshot to be searchable
    • Configuring a cluster for cross-cluster search
    • Implementing cross-cluster replication
    • Defining role-based access control using Elasticsearch Security

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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