System Administrator

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
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System/Network Admin


At REI Systems, our work makes a difference in the lives of millions of people every day. Do you want the opportunity to contribute, grow and learn every day? We’re looking to hire individuals who are enthusiastic and eager to contribute to driving results that matter whether you are developing code for a public-facing website, or ensuring that our latest deployment is bug-free.
Do you enjoy working with amazing people? If you are solution oriented, thrive in a fast paced, agile environment then come work for a company that was ranked 7th in the 2016 Washington Post Top Workplaces.
You can be a Sr Network Engineer anywhere, but at REI your System/Network Administration contributes to a mission. Influence the solution!
"REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disability/Vet)"


Functional Responsibility:

  • Installs patches, software upgrades, modifies, configures and makes minor repairs to hardware and software systems.
  • Install, configure and administer firewalls and intrusion detection
  • systems such as Checkpoint Firewall, IPCHAINS, Real Secure IDS and SNORT. 
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability scanning and penetration testing tools.
  • Provides technical assistance and training to system users.
  • Maintain user email accounts to include workstation addresses, system and employee passwords.
  • Manage network user accounts, shared folders for various projects and permissions for authorized access to users.
  • Manage and troubleshoot network connectivity and systems performance including resolution of viruses.
  • Setup workstations and necessary application software based on the project needs.
  • Maintain internal peripheral computing resources including printers/plotters, switches, routers and hubs.
  • Backup systems, servers and maintain backup data/files in safe place. 
  • Test deployed systems for performance metrics and develop system-level documentation.
  • Monitor installed configurations for software compliance agreements.
  • Monitor system and security logs and report any incidents or vulnerabilities to security manager.
  • Provide support for the network and network peripherals such as routers,
  • switches, hubs, and load balancers.
  • Assist in selection of hardware, software, and network components.

Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed


Minimum/General Experience:

Five years of experience in deployed systems maintenance, system backups including workstations, servers, network management, hardware& software installation and upgrades. 

Requires competence in troubleshooting system bugs, viruses and management of secure access to all users.


Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a related discipline.

An advanced degree in a related discipline may be substituted for three years of experience.

Direct experience in the related fields may be substituted for meeting degree requirements.


Employer will accept a suitable combination of education, training or experience




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