System Administrator - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented System Administrator to join our team in the Laurel, MD. The position is part of a team that provides systems engineering, software development, configuration management and application testing support for a Weapons and Space software development effort.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems.
  • Management of IT system infrastructure.
  • Providing day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem solving.
  • Providing problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Configuration and management of UNIX/Linux operating systems and installing/loading operating system software

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of experience or 15 years of total experience
  • Experience with:
    • Implementing, troubleshooting IT systems.
    • Performing daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems.
    • Providing Tier 1 / Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
    • Optimizing system operations and resource utilization and performing system capacity analysis and planning.
    • Configuring and managing UNIX/Linux operating systems and installing/loading operating system software.
    • Implementing operating systems enhancements improving reliability and performance.
    • Providing detailed analysis and feedback to customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with:
    • UNIX/Linux operating system
    • NiFi, Docker
    • PostgreSQL, Oracle
    • Agile methodology
    • Atlassian tool suite (e.g., JIRA, Confluence)
    • Working within a software development environment

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Current and active TS/SCI with polygraph based upon a SSBI

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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