Senior Systems Administrator-Hybrid

  • Hanover, MD
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 95,000.00 - 140,000.00 per year
Full Time


Network operations
Tier 2
Issue tracking
Tier 3
Application Support
Tier 1
Help desk
System administration
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Security clearance

Job Details


We are currently hiring for a Sr Systems Administrator to support a Network Operations Center for the National Background Investigation Services (NBIS) system. Candidate must be located within commuting distance of Hanover, MD. Candidates are expected to reside locally and be able to report to the customer site one to two days per week as needed.


  • Operate an AWS GovCould hosting service with a collection of capabilities, tools, and services to provide a modern automated DevSecOps environment. The NBIS application is an enterprise mission system supporting personnel vetting.
  • Provide tier 2 trouble ticket resolution or escalation to tier 3 team
  • Provide quick and professional Tier 2 application support to include ticket triage, assignment, and resolution. Additionally, monitor system and service support trends and coordinate with existing Tier 1 and Tier 3 teams regularly to ensure efficient, timely, and accurate support.
  • Utilize ServiceNow to input, track and manage Help Desk Trouble Tickets for NBIS
  • Coordinate with other Tier support teams to share information and create knowledge articles with the goal of resolving tickets efficiently at the lowest possible tier
  • Monitor NBIS and related applications using logs, dashboards, Tier support reports, and any other available sources to detect and react to events that effect usability, performance, and quality of the applications
  • Use this information to find and report problems quickly, which will regulate the quantity of users impacted and service support tickets created
  • Monitor the application support process to ensure timelines are met
  • Normal operating hours expected: Monday-Friday; 0800-1700 for Shift A or 1000-1900 for Shift B


Required Skills and Experience:

  • High School with 9+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Clearance Required: Top Secret
  • Required Skills and Experience:
    • 5-8 years exp with System Administration
    • Cloud services experience (preferably AWS)
    • 8570 certification



Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $95,000.00 - USD $140,000.00 /Yr.

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