Principal Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

United States

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Position Description:

The Principal Systems Administrator serves as the in-house technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the server technology solutions (systems, applications, and services) which make up the customer’s Enterprise Information Technology (IT) Systems, Applications, and Services catalogs. Specifically, the Principal Systems Administrator will be responsible for a variety of engineering and operations and maintenance (O&M) related assignments as assigned to the customer’s IT Server O&M team.

The Principal Systems Administrator directly supports and oversees a team of Systems Administrators providing O&M support of deployed operational solutions backed by a variety of major technology vendors including, but not limited to, Citrix, Esri, McAfee, Microsoft, Red Hat, ServiceNow, and SolarWinds. The majority of enterprise services are hosted on enterprise Microsoft Windows Server implementations, but there are also select stand-ups of Linux distributions as well. A wide and deep range of technical knowledge and experience, as well as the technical aptitude and self-initiative to learn and grow is a must for this position.

The Principal Systems Administrator serves as the highest internal escalation tier for the Server O&M team providing advanced troubleshooting support and guidance to rapidly assess and remediate challenges across the IT enterprise that arise. When issues, incidents, and/or problems do occur, the Principal Systems Administrator ensures the situation is driven, ideally delegated to a capable resource, and oversees the Server team’s troubleshooting and problem resolution, including Root Cause Analysis (RCA).

The Principal Systems Administrator is responsible for ensuring the Server team as a whole produce and maintain documentation for the Solutions’ system(s), sub-system(s), and component(s) in the customer’s IT Services portfolio under their purview, including as-built documentation, capacity/performance plans, as well as all other area of server system life-cycle planning.

The Principal Systems Administrator works with the customer’s IT Architecture and Engineering (A&E) team to explore, investigate, research, analyze, assess, implement, and transition new solutions to an operational state to modernize and improve upon existing service offices.

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.

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