DTRA - Systems Administrator - Sr.

Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree
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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  • Support over 110 workstations
  • Implement DoD mandated security configurations
  • Installing and maintaining security patches on workstations
  • Provides first-levl or end-user/customer telephone support for computer systems
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated a strong work ethic and ability and willingness to take on new challenges
  • Working within VMWare data center


Desired Skills

  • Experience managing Hitachi storage platforms to support SAN and NAS.  Hitachi Data Ingestors, Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi NAS, and Hitachi Unified Storage.
  • Experience managing Brocade Fiber Channel switches/infrastructure.
  • Experience managing VMWare ESXi virtualization technology.  VCP certification a plus.
  • General system administration experience supporting Windows Server 2008R2, 2012R2, and 2016.  MCP/MCSA certification a plus.
  • Experience administering active directory domains, managing DHCP servers, and creating Group Policy objects.
  • Experience managing centralized print servers using third party software for digital sending, scanning, and printing.
  • Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides and Security Content Automation Protocol.
  • Possess a good foundation of network switching, routing, and trunking to support datacenter switching.
  • Experience with copper and fiber optic cabling.


Bachelor's or equiv. experience



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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