KEYW Corporation

Network Technician

3 weeks ago
# of Openings
System Administration



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.





This role is responsible for deploying, configuring, and maintaining the systems needed to support the delivery of complex, dynamic cyber training.  Typical system deployments include Windows and Linux, predominately within a virtualized environment.  This role is also responsible for the management of the Active Directory used throughout the training management networks, including establishing security permissions and configuring effective event logging.  Additionally, the role is responsible for validating operating system patches and hotfixes are kept up-to-date.  A core responsibility is working with government resources to maintain compliance with security requirements, so effective communication skills are a must.




Required Skills:

  • At least 2 years of Windows system administration experience and at least 1 year of Linux system administration experience, all within the last 5 years
  • At least 3 years of experience with virtualization technologies (i.e. VMWare, OpenStack, Amazon Web Services), all within the last 5 years
  • At least 2 years of experience with network configuration, support, maintenance, and monitoring.
  • Experience administering environments that support computer network operations, which includes networks and systems used for penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, cyber defense, or cyber security research/testing.
  • Experience within the last 5 years managing and configuring VMWare vCenter
  • Experience with storage area networks (SAN)
  • System engineering experience that includes bringing together varying hardware/software from different sources into a homogenous environment

Other Desired Experience:

  • Experience with VMWare PowerCLI
  • Experience developing applications using high-level programming languages (such as C or Java)
  • Experience writing, maintaining, and debugging scripts in Ruby, Python, or Powershell
  • Experience with implementing, testing, and maintaining backup solutions for complex, mission-critical environments
  • Experience securing/hardening computer systems

Location: Hanover, MD


Degree: Bachelors Degree preferred, or an Associates Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience.

Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret/SCI 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.

KeyW is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled.



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