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System Administrator

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Now hiring a Systems Administrator, responsible for overseeing the maintenance and security of company intranets and computer systems. Their duties include installing antivirus or malware protection software, responding to employee concerns or drafting documents to help employees use computer systems and coordinating with company leadership to determine new technologies that could enhance their company’s computer systems.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Setting up new users and giving them access to the intranet
  • Managing and maintaining the file servers
  • Operating the firewall for the organization 
  • Monitoring the internet connection for security risks
  • Employing the latest security protocols

Location and Travel Details

This is a remote position with occasional travel once COVID restrictions are lifted.


Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements

Must be willing to obtain and/or maintain a Secret Clearance


Profile of Success

  • Experience with Linux and Windows 
  • Experience with databases, networks, upgrading hardware and software, designing networks, laying out the infrastructure for LANs, troubleshooting network outages and user troubles and the ability to communicate clearly.
  • Up-to-date on the latest security protocols for the LAN and wide area network (WAN) and be able to educate users on how to handle suspicious emails and requests for sensitive information.
  • Able to program scripts to run internal functions and have sufficient Unix knowledge. 

Desirable Skills


About AIS

AIS, Dedicated to Our People

 

AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.

 

It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).

 

Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.

 

We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.

 

We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation

 

AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.

 

We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

EEO Statement

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , System Administrator, Other , Reston, Virginia

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