System Administrator

Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/6/2022 4:45 PM)
# of Openings
System 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.


Founded in 2010, BrainTrust is an ever-growing and evolving company, with focus areas of Software Engineering (Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, HPC, Data Mining, HLT), Mission Operations (System Integration, Sensors, Deployment, Training, Support), and System Engineering (System Design, Requirements, Process Engineering, Resource Allocation). 


In August of 2020, BrainTrust joined forces with EverWatch.  This integration will enhance the merged company’s set of technical capabilities, mission expertise, and contract presence for intelligence community customers.

BrainTrust 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: The majority of 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.


BrainTrust 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


This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; and work is performed at a customer location. As Training Center / Lab Support System Administrator on our team you will provide support required to operate and maintain all hardware and software in compliance with established policies required by the customer for their production and training networks, as well as responsible for establishing and maintaining user accounts and help desk functions for staff and students.


  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related discipline plus at least 10 years of systems admin experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 14 years of systems admin experience would also be acceptable.
  • Must meet DoD Directive 8570 IAM Level 1 requirements (Security + at a minimum).
  • Experience providing Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution; and providing support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintaining IT systems. Senior level experience is required as remote support is not authorized.
  • Experience managing system requirements and deriving requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architecture(s) Department of Defense Architecture Framework (DoDAF), Service-oriented Architecture (SOA), Secure the Enterprise/Secure the Network (STE/STN).
  • Experience providing support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remaining involved in the resolution process.
  • Experience optimizing system operations and resource utilization; performing system capacity analysis and planning; and developing and implementing solutions.
  • Experience building, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining virtual/storage environments, to include network security availability.
  • Experience providing support for the dispatch system and remaining involved in the resolution process.
  • Experience identifying and troubleshooting server security vulnerabilities and implementing security related software, hardware, backup, firewalls, and access controls to include universal two factor (U2F) authentication.
  • Experience supporting the design of systems, mission architecture and associated hardware.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph


Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Experience with: Microsoft Server 2012 and 2016; VxRails; Dell EMC VxRail Enclave and Dell DP4400 (Data Protection Backup solution); Secure the Network (STN) Standards; Dell RAID Disk Arrays; CISCO & Dell Switch command line syntax including Netflow and Port Security; Domain Controller; DHCP servers; Kiwi Lo Server; ELK stack; New software and systems as the networks evolve.

Clearance Level

TS/SCI polygraph

Job Locations

US-MD-Annapolis Junction


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