Systems Administrator

3.6 Lockheed Martin – Arlington, VA 26 days ago
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The Advanced Concepts Lab (ACL) at Lockheed Martin's Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) is seeking an IT Systems Engineer/Systems Administrator with a demonstrated ability to independently develop solutions to systems administration challenges in heterogeneous computing environments. The selected candidate will serve as the system and network administrator for multiple program and internal R&D systems that support the research and development activities carried out by ACLs engineers and scientists. These systems collectively comprise 75+ servers and associated network devices, workstations, and application-specific hardware. ACL's systems generally include Windows, Linux, and VMware vSphere/ESXi machines running COTS, FOSS, and homegrown applications. ACLs systems rely heavily on Python to automate processes.

The selected candidate will be responsible for:
  • Selection, installation, configuration, and integration of hardware and software in support of program requirements and as directed by technical leadership.
  • Documenting and/or automating systems administration procedures, and assisting the engineering and test teams with automating test activities.
  • Identifying and implementing industry best practices for systems administration.
  • Developing solutions to system security needs that meet customer security requirements without negatively affecting program performance, or if security requirements cannot be met, developing technical and/or procedural mitigations to minimize residual risk due to the unmet security requirements.
  • Day-to-day administration of ACL information systems, to include monitoring for hardware and software failures, troubleshooting, Microsoft patch management, and anti-virus definition updates.
  • Inventorying government furnished equipment incorporated into information systems.
Basic Qualifications
  • In-depth systems administration experience with Windows (including Active Directory) or Linux (or both, preferred)
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully designing/installing new systems or adding significant new functionality to existing systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Current final Top Secret clearance and ability to obtain SCI access; applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Desired skills
Experience with or interest in developing skills in the following technical areas:
  • Virtualization - VMware ESXi, vSphere, and Workstation
  • Windows/Linux Integration - Services for Unix/Subsystem for Unix-based Applications, NFS, and Samba
  • Network Administration - Ethernet switching, TCP/IP subnetting & routing (static & dynamic), DHCP, DNS, Cisco network equipment
  • Scripting/Automation - Python, bash, Windows PowerShell, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
  • Administering systems accredited under RMF (NISPOM and/or ICD 503)
  • COMSEC inline network encryptors (e.g., KG-175 family)
  • Adjacent facilities concerns - three phase power distribution, chilled water cooling systems, copper and fiber plant cabling
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martins vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where were engineering a better tomorrow.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Arlington Virginia
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