• Arlington, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Unissant, Inc. is an innovative solutions development and consulting company committed to delivering simplicity through innovation. We meet this commitment by delivering state-of-the-art enterprise computing and processing solutions to both government and commercial clients.  Our workforce continually strives to advance y(our) collective intellect through collaborative fortitude, and we are looking for further talent to join that effort! To learn more about our exciting organization, please visit us at www.unissant.com.

We are seeking a Junior Network/Systems Administrator to join our team and support our client in Arlington, VA

When responding to this opportunity, please speak to the relevancy of your work experience in your cover letter.

*This position is contingent upon contract award.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Maintain and support technical infrastructure, hardware, and system software components for mid- to large-sized projects. Performs installation, maintenance, and support of system software/hardware and provides user support. Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills to deal with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves problems. Performs engineering and roll-out implementation, configuration, debugging and support for multiple platforms. Monitor and tune platforms to ensure expected availability and performance levels are achieved.

Work Experience: 

  • 2+ years' Experience working with system architecture including virtual environments
  • 2+ years' Experience supporting moderately complex-to-complex networks
  • 2+ years' Experience with HP OpenView and other network management products such as Cisco or open source
  • 2+ years' Experience with Windows 2008 Active Directory/XP/Win7
  • 2+ years' Experience deploying and managing Redundant Array of Independents Disks (RAID) storage devices, Network Attached Storage (NAS), and Storage Area Networks (SAN) for access to web, file, and database servers
  • 2+ years' Experience implementing and maintaining peripheral devices associated with virtual servers such as tape and virtual back up libraries
  • 2+ years' Experience implementing and supporting tape libraries such as One Dell PowerVault ML6000 Tape Library
  • 2+ years' Experience installing and supporting SANs such as Dell EqualLogic PS4110XV SANs
  • 2+ years' Working knowledge of setup and support of servers such as the Dell PowerEdge R820, which can serve as hosts for VMs
  • 2+ years' Experience connecting Windows-based workstations to servers on a local area network
  • 2+ years' Experience with server system management including account creation, account administration, account monitoring, security and auditing, operating system (OS) installation, maintenance, repair, network performance troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • 2+ years' Experience identifying, evaluating, and applying software releases, upgrades, and patches
  • 2+ years' Experience performing system backup and recovery functions
  • 2+ years' experience with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Experience with STIG Guidelines and compliance
  • Working knowledge of Linux OS
  • Working knowledge of Remedy Discovery
  • Working knowledge of administering SAN technology including providing hardware evaluation, initial installation and configuration, performance and reliability assessments
  • Support the following network/systems administration activities for networks (WANs) and local-area networks (LANs): 
    • Installation
    • Implementation
    • Debugging/troubleshooting
    • Maintenance
    • WAN infrastructure design and management
    • Production support of networks, including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution
    • Second-level problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution
    • Supporting dispatch of circuit and hardware vendors involved with problem resolution
    • Supporting escalation and communication of status to management and clients
    • Working knowledge of current software systems and architectures, communications protocols, and network hardware            

Job Skills: 

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to deal with and resolve ambiguity, especially with respect to changing priorities
  • Ability to anticipate problems and take proactive action
  • Ability to adjust personal work style to different situations
  • Unix/Linux familiarity
  • Maintaining and supporting technical infrastructure, hardware, and system software components for mid- to large-sized projects
  • Perform installations, maintenance, and support of system software/hardware and provide user support
  • Identify key barriers/core problems and work with team to apply problem solving skills to deal with any situation
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Work with team to perform engineering and roll-out implementations, configurations, debugging and support for multiple platforms
  • Monitoring and tune platforms to ensure expected availability and performance levels are achieved


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent experience (0-2 years)

 Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: 

  • Network certification(s) preferred
  • IAT II (Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP or CISSP) required
  • Current Secret or Interim Secret Clearance Required

Communication Skills: 

  • Excellent business and technical communication skills including the following: Email, documentation, presentation, Virtual, Telephone  


  •  Willing to travel occasionally as needed (up to 10%)

Environmental Requirements: 

  • Mainly sedentary work in an office environment.
  • May be required to lift up to ten (10) pounds.
  • Flexible to work extended hours.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Unissant management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.  In addition, where applicable and available, reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this position.

Please note:  Candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening. 

Unissant, Inc. is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer! (EOE; M/F/D/V; AA).


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