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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Patuxent River, Maryland

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Job Description

Job Description

Senior System Administrator

JHNA is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior System Administrator with demonstrated experience performing system administration functions on Aircraft or Weapons Systems networks.

This position will require on-site presence at NAVAIR in Patuxent River, MD.


  • Work to help maintain and upgrade network infrastructures across the NAVAIR
  • Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users
  • Assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination
  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems
  • Perform maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
  • Oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
  • Optimize the functionality and performance of hardware and software systems
  • Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans and capabilities
  • Plan for authorized service interruptions and outages
  • Respond to unexpected or unauthorized service interruptions and outages
  • Diagnose software and hardware failures to resolution
  • Implement and ensure security preventive measures are fully functioning
  • Test operating system and software upgrades, patches, and hot fixes

Job Requirements

  • Candidate must possess an Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance. US Citizenship required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a Technical Discipline.-Will accept additional years of experience in lieu of education requirement.
  • At least 5 years of experience in system administration, performing the functional duties for this position.
  • Deployment/configuration/support for: VMWare/vSphere Enterprise, Cisco switches, SAN, Windows server
  • Experience with: Networking, Linux.
  • Knowledge of networking/ IT principles, theories, and concepts and ability to contribute to the development, of new and innovative principles and concepts.

JHNA is a Digital Engineering firm focused on providing engineering and technical services primarily to DoD's Aviation communities. JHNA is a critical partner to these communities providing MBSE, MOSA, platform security (cyber and anti-tamper) support, as well as other high-end technical services. JHNA offers highly competitive benefit packages and a culture that fosters teamwork and collaboration all while supporting our Warfighter!