KEYW Corporation

  • Systems Administrator

    Job Locations 3 months ago(1/23/2018 4:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    This is a great internal opportunity within KeyW. It's a great chance to make an impact on many facets of our business.



    • Responsible for the day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for operating systems, workstations and servers.
    • Under limited supervision, performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
    • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
    • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
    • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
    • Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
    • Plans and implements the modernization of servers.
    • Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.
    • Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.



    • Associates Degree in Computer Science required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, a related field or equivalent experience.
    • Five (5) years related systems administration experience.
    • Broad general IT knowledge to research, evaluate, and implement new technologies and processes that improve security, availability, standardization, and centralization.
    • Specific network engineering experience to implement and manage LAN/WAN/VLAN systems.
    • Experience supporting both Linux and Windows (2008/2012) environments.
    • Experience with VMWare and other virtualization software.
    • Experience with SANs a plus.

    About the Organization


    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.



    A candidate must have a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance.



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