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Lockheed Martin Senior Systems Administrator in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, effective December 8, 2021, Lockheed Martin will require all newly hired employees, in the United States, must be fully vaccinated before their start date.

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At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!

The Senior Systems Administrator will provide support for the following activities:

-Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems

-Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems

-Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems

-Provide assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems

-Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc

-Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems

-Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers

-Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning

-Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process

-Provide in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems

-Configure and manage UNIX and Windows (or other applicable) operating systems and install/load operating system software, troubleshoot, maintain integrity of and configure network components, along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

Basic Qualifications:

The Systems Administrator should meet the following educational and experience requirements:

Ten (10) years’ experience as a System Administrator in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity.

A Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university. Five (5) years of additional System Administrator experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Solid hands on experience with VMWare, VCenter, Linux, and Windows is required

Desired Skills:

It is highly desired that the Systems Administrator have knowledge/experience in some or all of the following:

- Centos7, Red Hat Linux RHEL7, Windows 2012 and 2016

- Build and Maintain Virtual machines in VMware and MASH

- Familiar with Windows updates and patch management

- Make Windows Registry updates

- Managed STE/STN requirements

- Install UAM

- Configure SEAR reporting

- Install McAfee Agent

- Install Nessus Agent

- Submit DNS Request

- XACTA Updates

- Work with ISSO to add/remove systems to SSPs

- Monitor Latte Art Compliance Status

- Monitor Biscotti IAVA Status

- Configure credentialed and non-credentialed Nessus


- Submit Scan results to ISSO per request

- Familiar with NIFI

- Coordinate with Data Flow Manager to manage failover systems

- Stop/Start Linux processes

- Familiar with Product Viewer and Xkeyscore



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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s 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.


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