Huntington Ingalls Industries Senior Systems Administrator - 18440 in Washington, District Of Columbia

Senior Systems Administrator - 18440

Position Location Washington, D.C.

Requisition # 18440

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII - MDIS is currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to work out of their Washington, D.C. office.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

Supervises and maintains the operation of end-user and enterprise software, hardware, and infrastructure. Performs both setup tasks on new systems and maintenance tasks to keep operational systems at a mission-ready status. Uses provisioning tools, diagnostic tools, and monitoring tools to assess and maintain the overall health of deployed systems. Downloads and installs patches, administers user accounts, and installs system software (operating systems and applications). Works with the network engineer and security engineer to ensure the changes and updates are accessible and secure. Performs analysis and effectiveness studies of the current tool suite and reports on system administration work. Must be familiar with Agile methodologies for managing system administration teams such as through the use of Kanban talk boards.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Minimum of five years in a Linux or Windows based environment consisting of more than 100 devices and 100 users. Must be familiar with system administration tools and have demonstrated knowledge of problem solving and installing system software. Must have supervised other system administrators as part of a system administration team.

  • Minimum of a 4-year (BA/BS) degree in information technology or related discipline (e.g., network engineering or computer science).

  • At least one year of experience is required with one of the following technologies: RHEL, SCCM, vSphere, FrontRange, or Splunk.


  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.