Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans)

System Administrator
Job CategorySystems Administration
Clearance Level
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code18:BC-ITS4-001
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a System Administrator to provide systems and application administration, enterprise infrastructure engineering, cyber security operations and program support.  They will support the research group's end user devices, Linux systems, on-premise/cloud enterprise infrastructure and 24/7 operational support of mission critical web application servers. They will assist with Ansible configuration management and security vulnerability remediation. 

Position requires technical depth in Operating Systems (OS) (Linux Windows, Mac), hardware, networks, and IT security best practices as well as a high degree of troubleshooting skills to quickly diagnose and resolve issues. The successful candidate will have a team and staff focused approach to IT administration, support and future development.  Proactive planning and implementation for day-to-day IT needs as well as for program support is required.

-US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
-Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline.
-5+ years IT and Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS) Administration
-Experience and knowledge required to manage, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain/design highly available solutions in an enterprise Linux environment.
-Cisco Networking & Firewall
-Solid understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS and LDAP, as well as working knowledge with open source platforms and tools such as Apache, Tomcat, Samba, MySQL, etc.
-IT Security - vulnerability remediation, network design, logging. Develop and implementation of Data Security Plans for unique and system and operating requirements outside established security policy.
-Windows System Administration; active directory, system builds.
-Ability to work analytically in a problem-solving environment.
-Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. 
-Off-hour support; planned/unplanned off hours work may be required. 
-Security+ or greater certification
-RHCE Certification and/or RHCSA Certification
-Working knowledge of Virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V, etc.). AWS

Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment; be detail oriented, able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, execute project and administrative tasks with a high degree of quality and work well with staff and management. Strong problem solving skills will be required to come up with innovative solutions to challenging problems. 

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm