System Administrator

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Posted Date 1 year ago(6/6/2022 2:34 AM)
# of Openings
Software Engineering

Job Title

System Administrator


EverWatch is a government solutions company providing advanced defense, intelligence, and deployed support to our country’s most critical missions.  We are a full-service government solutions company. Harnessing the most advanced technology and solutions, we strengthen defenses and control environments to preserve continuity and ensure mission success.


ACES, an EverWatch company, specializes in intelligence analysis, information technology, and engineering services.  We are a full-service government solutions company. We tackle the hardest challenges to ensure that national defenses are strengthen and control environment’s continuity is preserved. 


ACES employees are focused on tackling the most difficult challenges of the US Government. We offer the best salaries and benefits packages in our industry - to identify and retain the top talent in support of our critical mission objectives. 


Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


Aces is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, citizenship or immigration status, and veteran status or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.


Provide support for the design, planning, implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems. Manage IT infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all client/server/storage/network device, etc. Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems. Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to Agency management and internal customers. Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process. Configures and manages Windows and Linux operating systems and installs/loads; loads, maintains and troubleshoots system software; maintains integrity of systems and configures network components. Implements operating system enhancements to improve reliability and performance. Configures, manages, maintains and troubleshoots virtualization infrastructure. Work with Agency organizational management to make recommendations for new equipment and software to meet operational needs. Work with customer to identify new and upcoming techniques and capabilities that should be incorporated into IT systems. Create programs and scripts for the management of user’s files, systems processes and hardware. Work with relevant offices on network modifications, Work with appropriate entities on the creation and sustainment of data-flows to internal and external customers using COTS and GOTS solutions. Work with analysts to identify and solve bottlenecks. Work with the System Owner, ISSO and DAO on the creation, modification and reaccreditation of applicable System Security Plans. Work with facilities management on potential environmental impacts to minimize data loss and processing degradation.


• Minimum 5 years’ experience administering Windows systems, preferably Win Server 2012 or newer
• Minimum 5 years Red Hat Linux Experience, or a derivative like CentOS or Fedora
• Minimum 5 years Cisco NX-OS experience
• Experience creating documentation to outline processes and procedures
• Experience provisioning systems, configuring systems, patching and managing systems, and securing/hardening systems
• Exhibited ability to configure and mange Linux and Windows operating systems and perform installs/loads; perform operating system troubleshooting; maintain integrity of systems; and configure network components, to implement system enhancements
• Knowledge of systems and network security, auditing, and user authentication.
• Experience administering NetApp appliances.
• CWIP/IAT Level 1 Certification Required (A+ CE, CCNA-Security, CND, Network+ CE, SSCP, CISSP, etc)


Qualifications System Admin. Level 2: Ten (10) years’ experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional system administration experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Clearance Level

TS/SCI polygraph

Job Locations

US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Vmware, Virtualization, CISCO, Networking, Windows, Citrix


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