Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech is looking to expand our team with a mid to senior level IT Technician to support our Innovative Security Solutions Business Unit. You will be supporting the teams that provide deliverables to our high-profile customer base in Herndon, VA!

The IT Technician is vital to the smooth operation of our development teams and ensures that they are able to meet deadlines when interfacing with customers. The successful candidate must be an enthusiastic and passionate support professional, must be willing to learn new skills to develop expertise in a variety of fields, and be able to professionally represent ManTech

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Process/Work support request tickets via the Jira ticketing system
• Process/Work IT Automation Project tickets that improve the IT teams efficiency
• Facilitate the hardware and access needs of incoming and outgoing employees
• Work with corporate IT entities when access to systems is outside of our domain
• Ensure that essential services are installed on supported versions of OS and keep the versions of the services themselves up to date
• Facilitate the purchasing and provisioning of end user hardware
• Maintain inventory that keeps track of all computer and monitor assets
• Ensure that backups are running in a healthy state
• Administer and support VPN access and use
Required Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
• 5+ years of related experience
• Quick learner, able to learn new software and technologies
• Must have strong experience with Windows, Windows server and Active Directory
• Familiar with Linux/Unix
• Familiar with VMware ESXi and VSphere
• Willing to step out of comfort zone and learn new skills
• Must be willing to work with a team and be willing to work independently

Desired Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

• Experience with FOG computer imaging and deployment tool
• Experience with Spiceworks inventory system
• Experience with standing up new services and tools on virtual machines in a linux environment
• Experience with Gitlab, Docker, and repo mirrors
• Familiarity with developing disaster recovery strategies
• Experience in the agile process
• Python
• Bash scripting

US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a security clearance required*