Red Arch Solutions

Senior Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-OH
Job ID
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


We are an official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using AWS. We promote the advancement of our staff in achieving AWS certifications.


Red Arch is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to support NGA.


The scope of this contract relates to the management of NGA’s Research Labs across the US.  The effort will provide both system administration for networks, servers, cloud and audio/visual devices and security engineering support services to include architecture documentation and testing.


Responsibilities/Job Function:

  • Performs systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. System management responsibilities involves account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions

  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems

  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems

  • Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.

  • Provides Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems

  • Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers

  • Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process

  • Configures and manages UNIX/Linux operating systems

  • Installs/loads operating system and application software

  • Isolates and resolves hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination thereof

  • Troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

  • Integrates new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems

Minimum Qualifications

  • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with CI Poly
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with Microsoft Windows (Server and Workstation), Linux (CentOS and Red Hat) and some or all of the following: Amazon Web Services (AWS), databases (Oracle, MySQL), web services, internet protocols, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) systems

  • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency on PC platforms

  • A basic understanding of UNIX files structure and capabilities

  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing Active Directory and DNS
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and eight (8) years of relevant technical experience

    • An additional four (4) years of relevant technical experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification 

Desired Qualifications

  • Previously worked in a Research Lab environment
  • Previously supported NGA IT operations
  • Previously worked in an O&M environment where ITIL best practices were employed
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCSE, MCSA, or MCSD)


Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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