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Senior AWS System Administrator

Company: Avid Technology Professionals
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior level System Administrator will be part of an Agile team building a cloud native user interface to integrate a collaborative tool, accessing multiple databases across multiple agencies. The team will be responsible for design, maintenance and accreditation of the cloud-based solutions. As the system administrator, you will assist with the teams development efforts building on previous Clients work to develop accredit and deploy the next phase of this collaborative tool. You will work with the team to facilitate the projects development, providing integration support to multiple legacy database systems. You will function as the focal point for collaborative support issues; and provide Tier 1 & 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems. If you thrive in a challenging, fast-paced work environment with a variety of job duties, we invite you to consider this as your next career move.

MANDATORY SKILLS: TS/SCI w/ Poly Clearance is required

Bachelors degree preferably in an IT related field 8 years of related experience; or a Masters with 6 years of experience; an Associates with 10 years of experience.

DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification, Network+, or Security+

Microsoft MCSE, MCSA or VMware Certified Professional or Red Hat Linux Administration/Configuration

3+ years of directly relevant systems administration experience including hands-on experience with Windows and AWS

3+ years of advanced experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 in a multi-domain virtual environment.

Microsoft Windows server and client administration (Windows 2008 and Windows 2012), Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), SharePoint Server, Backups/Restore.

Demonstrated experience with the development and maintenance automated tasks and deployments using scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Shell, Python, & Kickstart technologies)

2+ years of experience with cloud migration solutions and hybrid cloud management solutions.

2+ years of in-depth experience on system disaster recovery/COOP and backup solution engineering, implementation, and operation management.

2+ years of in-depth experience in VMWare or other virtualization technologies.

Successful track record in providing technical leadership in delivering architecture, engineering, and operation services.

Demonstrated on-the-job experience supporting System Life Cycle Maintenance

Demonstrated on-the-job experience developing and integrating multiple data sources to provide customized Dashboards for senior management and government clients.

Demonstrated integration experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL in a cloud native environment

Demonstrated experience designing, configuring, and maintaining the Information Technology Infrastructure associated with an IT system hosted in the C2S environment.

Demonstrated experience reviewing and assessing impact of proposed scope changes to future architectures. Experience accrediting IT systems under the internal processes Certification and Accreditation Process.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Strong public speaking skills and professional demeanor required.

Ability to create original documentation; experienced in creating Architectural Diagrams.

Experience producing database-related documentation such as administration policies, procedures, standards and guidelines

Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: ITIL Foundation Certification

AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials

Microsoft MCSE, MCSA

VMware Certified Professional

Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)

Professional Scrum Developer

Red Hat Linux Administration/Configuration


DoD 8570 IAT Level III certification

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)

Demonstrated experience supporting a ticketing system based on Remedy.

About Avid Technology Professionals

Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.

Employee Benefits

The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:

  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance


Keywords: Avid Technology Professionals, Bethesda , Senior AWS System Administrator, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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