Abile Headquarters

Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/2/2021 5:48 PM)
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Information Technology


Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Systems Administrator supporting an Intelligence Community Customer. 


The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.


  • Responsible for installing and maintaining systems, comprised of Linux, UNIX, and Windows operating systems, in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements in support of DISA STIG baseline requirements
  • Provides operational support for mission critical systems to include security applications, security monitoring tools, security servers, and database administration
  • Performs operational monitoring and auditing of security monitoring tools such as host-based security systems, intrusion detection systems, firewall management systems, and security scanning applications
  • Performs system back-ups, and restores systems from back-ups of monitoring tools and databases
  • Be able to generate or maintain moderately complex scripts using Shell and/or PERL tools
  • Monitors network using a variety of monitoring tools to administer alerts, responds to instances, and review system logs
  • Interacts with customers with help desk support and with writing service tickets and briefing materials
  • Performs daily, weekly, and monthly preventative maintenance of servers, applications, and databases.


Clearance Required: TS/SCI 


Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology/Computer Information Systems or equivalent experience (or similar technical field) and two years relevant professional experience in administration of information technology security based systems


Required Certifications:

  • DoD 8570.1M certified DoD 8570 IAT or IAM Level 2 compliant professional certification such as SCCP or Security + 

Required Skills:

  • Experience using security tools such as SPLUNK, Nessus/ACAS, STIGs, McAfee, HP WebInspect, Solarwinds Event Manager, and Solarwinds patching tool

Desired Skills: 

  • Knowledge of computer security topics such as digital forensics, incident response, application security and malware analysis
  • Working knowledge of networking fundamentals such as network protocols and common services  (e.g., DNS, FTP, SSH, SNMP)
  • Previous experience supporting a Government and/or Department of Defense customer
  • Experience with application of DoD IAVAs, DISA STIGs, and NIST security controls
  • Experience in: Shell, PERL, and/or Python, system administration and configuration experience in Linux and UNIX, and managing Windows Server 2008/2012 with Active Directory domain (AD, DNS, GPO).
  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.

About Abile Group, Inc.

Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

EEO Statement

Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  Anyone requiring reasonable accommodations should email careers@abilegroup.com with requested details.  A member of the HR team will respond to your request within 2 business days. 


Please review our current job openings and apply for the positions you believe may be a fit. If you are not an immediate fit, we will also keep your resume in our database for future opportunities.


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