TAD PGS, Inc. Systems Administrator in Greenbelt, Maryland

Systems Administrator

Category: IT/Technical


TAD PGS, INC. is currently seeking aSystems Administratorfor one of our clients inGreenbelt, MD.

Candidate must possess a secret security clearance. Please click on this link if you have any questions on how to obtain a clearance https://news.clearancejobs.com/2016/06/12/obtain-security-clearance/Position requires U.S. Citizenship.

The role of Sr. Systems Administrator is a hands-on technical position joining a seasoned and diverse team of information technology professionals supporting mostly a Unix/Linux environment with a small handful of Windows systems mixed-in.


  • Perform senior-level Linux/Unix system administration including troubleshooting, fault isolation, system tuning, software installation, maintenance.

  • Identify and implement the system and process-level improvements including providing recommendations to purchase and then implementing hardware and software solutions.

  • Provide senior-level mentoring to junior and mid-level system administration staff.

  • Developing and implement strategy, design, implementation and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.

  • The ideal candidate must be able to grasp a wide range of unique skills and be able to think and respond quickly to real-time problems as they arise.

  • Candidate must have strong multi-tasking skills to effectively meet task objectives.

  • Participate in an on-call rotation providing off-hours support.

Required Skills:

  • Linux/Unix operating system administration

  • Scripting experience with Perl, Bash, Python, etc.

  • TCP/IP and network protocols including DNS, SMTP, SNMP, ICMP, SSH, RADIUS, and LDAP

  • System monitoring, for example: Nagios

  • VMWare ESXi hypervisors

  • Self-disciplined and self-motivated

  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience supporting Federal systems including FISMA Certification and Accreditation

  • Managing software and hardware deployment projects

  • Experience with postfix, Opsware, Sybase, apache, MySQL, mrtg

  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience

Company Description:

TAD PGS, INC. specializes in delivering secure, reliable and rapidly implemented workforce solutions to the U.S. Federal marketplace, including U.S. Government agencies and their prime contractors. With more than 50 years of experience, TAD PGS, INC. has earned a reputation for accountability, a value that government agencies and prime contractors both demand and deserve.TAD PGS, INC. sources professionals for the full spectrum of federal positions, from administrative to management, and those contracts requiring extremely niche-oriented technical skills and the highest levels of security clearance.VEVRAA Federal Contractor / Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals / EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

Location: Greenbelt , MD

Minimum Experience (yrs): 14

Required Education: Bachelors Degree