The Computer Merchant, Ltd. System Administrator in Andover, Massachusetts

Reference # : 19-00398 Title : System Administrator Category: Information Technology

Location :

Andover, MA

Position Type : Contract Experience Level : 8 Years Start Date / End Date : 02/25/2019 / 08/23/2019

Description System Administrators collaborate with a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities. Success in this role means you are able to develop, implement and maintain secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs. Program teams rely on your collaboration and guidance to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions to solve complex IT infrastructure problems.

This position is located in Andover, with potential for International and/or domestic travel.


• Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management

• Provide system administration and maintenance support on Linux, Windows, and UNIX-based environments in client/server, network and data storage capacities

• Respond to online service requests from users

• Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF)

• Convert and upgrade to new systems

• Develop and maintain technical and operational documentation to continually improve our computing environments

• Engage in knowledge sharing to further develop the overall capability and performance of your technical team

Required Experience:

• 8 years of experience with Linux/Windows operating systems, including Linux 5, Linux 6, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 2K3, 8, 12 server

• Active Directory and group policy management

• Data storage and data backup technologies

• Virtual computing technologies

• Thin client technologies

Desired Experience:

• Security+ certification

• Ability to collaborate effectively


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a related field

• 8 years of applicable professional experience in a related field is accepted in lieu of a University Degree

TCM is an EEO/Vets/Disabled Employer.