CONES - Solaris System Admin

Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
High School Diploma/GED
BMC ITSM Certified Admin, BMC ATRIUM Certified Admin, F5-CTS GTM/LTM, MCSA Server 2012, Security+ or equivalent
Experience Level
8570 Compliant


SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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  • Administer and maintain Solaris platform
  • Maintain and configure Solaris based BMC Remedy AR System server and supporting systems
  • Perform regularly scheduled security and maintenance patching
  • Perform quarterly security audits of EITSM configuration
  • Support integration and test of EITSM system upgrades and added capability
  • Support integration and test of EITSM with third-party applications as needed under the change management processes
  • Maintain and support Solaris based EITSM systems and applications in the HNI integrated test facility
  • Build/Deploy servers based on standard build process
  • Complex scripting
  • Troubleshoot hardware/software related issues
  • Troubleshoot network related issues
  • Testing & validation of various new hardware and software for the enterprise,
  • Experience Solaris platform installation including architecture and configuration
  • Fault event rules development, performance threshold management, event analysis
  • Experience with tools in an enterprise environment


  • 3-5 plus years of experience with Linux and Solaris OS (emphasis on Solaris)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills in an enterprise environment working with network, security and development teams
  • Extensive knowledge of HP hardware a plus
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP + UDP and network concepts
  • Good understanding of DNS
  • Experience with client/server services like NIS, NFS, X …
  • Experience supporting, configuration and troubleshooting applications
  • Experience troubleshooting Java server applications
  • Experience with large storage systems like NetApp, EMC, HP …
  • Experience with supporting Oracle RAC clusters
  • Shell and Perl scripting and/or C or C++
  • Experience in low latency/high performance environment in a government setting or equivalent


High School Diploma. Bachelor’s degree in a Business Management or MIS related field is preferred.


Required Certifications

Security+ or equivalent



SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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