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Sr. Systems Administrator, Washington, DC 6/23/2018

Tanager, Inc. Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



Sr. Systems Administrator to apply in-depth sustainment support of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities, or detection of them when prevention fails.

* Demonstrates ability to independently understand, troubleshoot, and resolve cyber security incidents involving Tier-1 monitoring and sustainment of Windows and Linux Operating Systems, vendor based Cyber Defense systems like, Fire-Eye, Fidelis, Gigamon, and custom Cyber Defense systems like Bro, Snort, and Suricata.

* Creating administrator and service accounts.

* Communicate with customers and teammates clearly, concisely, and professionally.

* Create functional documentation, standard operating procedures, and granular process checklists.

* Provide input for documentation on new or existing systems.

* Provide peer training, User training, and technical guidance.

* Participate in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements.

* May interact with Users and evaluate vendor products.

* May develop and implement testing strategies and document results.

* May make recommendations to procure hardware and software, as well coordinate installation and provide backup recovery.

* May serve as a technical team or task leader.

* May program in an administrative language.

* Maintain knowledge of relevant and emerging CND technologies.

* May participate in special projects as required.


* Windows and Linux experience a must. Some experience in Fire-eye, Fidelis, Gigamon, Bro Snort, or Suricata preferred.

The candidate must have a TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph issued by a federal government agency.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The candidate must have 10 years of general IT experience, or 6 years of experience and a bachelor s degree. The candidate must be DOD 8570 IAT II compliant and hold a current Security+ CE certification & CSSP Infrastructure Support Certification ({(} i.e. - CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP).