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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: NuAxis Innovations
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Systems Administrator

Location Reston, VA

# of openings 2

Salary Range (Min-Max) 00

We are a federal IT company on a mission to make customer experience (CX) the center of every government solution.

Technology is our Passion. People are our Purpose.

Grow with us! As a growing business, every NuAxis Innovations employee impacts the success and direction of this company. We all share a true passion for technology and enjoy working together to develop solutions, share ideas, and exchange knowledge. At NuAxis Innovations, we celebrate diversity and the unique perspective each team member brings to his/her job, team, and community. We are currently seeking a talented and motivated Senior Systems Administrator for a Full-Time position.

Job Overview:

We are seeking a Senior Systems Administrator with a strong focus on database systems to join our team and provide expert-level support across all supported systems and environments. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge and experience in configuring and tuning systems, particularly in Windows, Oracle, SQL, Microsoft Hyper-V, PowerShell scripting, and Linux servers for NPS Data Centers. The Senior Systems Administrator will play a crucial role in managing virtual machines, configuring storage components, implementing backup technologies, and ensuring compliance with security standards. This position requires the ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment and collaborate with various stakeholders to support system administration requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Create and implement scripts in an enterprise environment for Hyper-V administration, failover cluster administration, Windows server administration, and Unix/Linux/Ubuntu administration.

Manage virtual machines, including creating, configuring, and maintaining them in a failover cluster environment and automating tasks where possible.

Plan, configure, and maintain hyper-converged infrastructure according to manufacturer and industry best practices.

Assist in Tier 1/2/3 support issues and create and maintain well-written documentation for system processes and configurations.

Plan, configure, and maintain Dell SAN arrays in accordance with vendor best practices.

Install, configure, and maintain Windows server hardware, operating systems, and features according to vendor best practices.

Install, configure, and maintain Linux and Oracle hardware, operating systems, and features according to vendor best practices.

Create technical documentation including Service Level Agreements, As-Is, To-Be, and Continuity of Operations/Disaster Recovery plans.

Recommend and provide technical expertise for planning, configuring, and implementing new storage, compute, and backup technologies.

Configure and maintain backup technologies, including backup software, reporting, LTO tape libraries, and backup to disk/cloud integration.

Provide in-depth knowledge of cloud technology, design, implementation, and remote management.

Assist with the implementation of defined security controls and assess outcomes of vulnerability scanning, providing corrective actions as needed.

Perform user account management tasks as defined in the NPS Access Control Policy and Procedures.

Assess security implications of new system or application requirements.

Perform patch management and vulnerability mitigation for physical and virtual machines, firmware updates for physical servers, and routine backups of failover SQL clusters.

Design, configure, implement, and maintain failover SQL cluster hardware and software configurations per manufacturer and industry best practices.


5-7 years of professional experience in systems administration, with a focus on database systems.

Expertise in configuring and tuning systems, particularly in Windows, Oracle, SQL, Microsoft Hyper-V, PowerShell scripting, and Linux servers.

Strong knowledge of database systems, including failover clustering, storage management, patch management, user permission security, and instance creation.

Experience with scripting in an enterprise environment and managing virtual machines in a failover cluster environment.

Proficiency in planning, configuring, and maintaining hyper-converged infrastructure and Dell SAN arrays.

Excellent documentation skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts effectively.

Relevant industry certifications (e.g., MCSA, MCSE, Oracle Certified Professional) are a plus.

Does this opportunity sound like a fit for you? If so, join our talent community and click to apply now!!

Our Profile:

We are an IT company with a unique mission-to make people the center of every federal IT solution. Our technologists have always gone the extra mile to help our federal clients succeed. And over the years, we saw a growing disconnect in how federal IT initiatives were built and managed. Time after time, programs failed because the focus was on the tools and products and not the people using them. Learn More. (

NuAxis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including Vets and Disabled. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.Learn More ( about our Benefits and Culture!


Keywords: NuAxis Innovations, Reston , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

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