Careers With Us

our philosophy has always been that respect for people results in success for all. we are fortunate to have a dedicated staff of technologists who believe in this philosophy and work hard to help us achieve it.

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

System Administrator
Job CategoryMA - Systems Administration
Clearance LevelSecret
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code18:BC-ITS9-001
  
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a System Administrator to work with a team that develops advanced electro-optical sensors and systems for surveillance and reconnaissance from ground-based, airborne and spaceborne platforms.  The team also processes architectures and communication systems to support the rapid tasking, exploitation and dissemination of data collected by the surveillance systems. The successful candidate will support their efforts in research, testing, and deploying of systems.

Daily responsibilities include installing/configuring IT systems (desktop and server class), security patching, imaging and general maintenance of IT systems. Responsibilities can span from debugging Linux kernel, repairing RAID arrays and general debugging. The candidate will be supporting engineers and must be able to adapt to new technologies required by the work environment. The ability to script/program to automate tasks is a plus. Travel will be required.

Additional Responsibilities:
- Domains: IT Infrastructure, Networking, Cloud, system architecture design, system configuration management, system troubleshooting and database management
- Responsible for management, administration, and support of systems? infrastructure 
- Responsible for configuring and maintaining (physical and virtual) servers and user workstations along with software and hardware deployments
- Responsible for Data Center/Server Room operations 
- Support additional technologies as they are adopted
- Perform all related duties as assigned  
- Tools: ePO Server (where applicable); SecureVue Server (where applicable); GPO scripts to configure 
- User Access: Own the network; eSXi (where applicable) 

Actions:
- Ensure system availability 
- OS builds/upgrades
- System patching
- Apply OS configuration to new systems
- Troubleshoot host/server failures and related issues (i.e. domain controller problems)
- Perform routine data backups
- Documenting maintenance actions taken
- Component diagrams
- Trusted downloading;
- Seal maintenance (whenever security seals are broken/replaced)
- Transportation plans (information gathering)
- Electronic audit trail backups
- Document and prepare Memorandums of Understanding / Interconnection Service Agreements 

Requirements:
- Active Secret Clearance
- BS OR Associate's degree + at least 1 Certification
- Minimum of 5 yrs relevant experience
- Operating Systems: UNIX/Linux, Windows, OSX, VMware, Cisco IOS 
- Hardware: Intel/AMD, Cisco, Sun/Oracle, Dell, Apple, EMC, NetApp 
- Software/applications: SAP, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook), MS Active Directory, LDAP, Java, Javascript, SQL, BMC Footprints, VMware, SCCM 2012, SCOM 2012, EMC Networker, Solarwinds 
- Networking applications and protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, NTP, DHCP, SSH, FTP and HTTP/S.
- Programming Languages: Perl, Python, Shell Scripting, Powershell 
- System auditing, hardening and firewall configurations 

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