Solidus Technical Solutions, Inc. System Administrator in Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Description

Solidus is searching for a senior level System Administrator. The successful candidate will provide systems and application administration, enterprise infrastructure engineering, cyber security operations and program support. They will support a research group's end user devices, Linux systems, automated configuration management and security vulnerability remediation. Position requires technical depth in Operating Systems (OS) (Linux, Windows), hardware, networks, and IT security best practices as well as a high degree of troubleshooting skills to quickly diagnose and resolve issues. The candidate will have a team and staff focused approach to IT administration, support, and future development. Proactive planning and implementation for program support is required.


  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

  • MS OR BS and at least 1 Certification, and at least 8 years of experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline

  • 5+ years IT and Linux (Ubuntu/CentOS) Administration

  • Experience and knowledge required to manage, monitor, troubleshoot and maintain/design highly available solutions in an enterprise Linux environment.

  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS and LDAP

  • IT Security - vulnerability remediation, network design, logging. Develop and implementation of system security plans for unique and system and operating requirements outside established security policy

  • Working knowledge of Virtualization technologies (VMware, Hyper-V, etc.)

  • Experience in the admin and tuning of Linux and application stacks (Apache, Tomcat, Samba, MySQL, etc.)


  • Attached Storage - SAN (Netapp), NAS, Direct

  • Windows System Administration; active directory, system builds.

  • AWS/AWS GovCloud Experience

  • RHCE Certification and/or RHCSA Certification

Candidates must be able to work in a fast-paced environment; be detail oriented, able to multi-task, work with minimal supervision, execute project and administrative tasks with a high degree of quality and work well with staff and management.

Strong problem solving and analytic skills will be required to come up with innovative solutions to challenging problems. Off-hour support; planned/unplanned off hours work may be required.

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm

Job Category: Systems Administration

Clearance Level: Eligible to Obtain

Location: Massachusetts, Lexington

Req Code: 18:BC-ITS4-002