Jr. Systems Administrator in Baltimore, MD at 4S

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Purpose:

To provide support for Systems Management

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Under supervision of Senior System Administrator:

  • Maintains, operates and integrates operating systems, software and virtual hardware products
  • Installs, maintains and secures Windows Servers
  • Responsible for resolving complex service problems; performing expert maintenance; and installing, configuring and testing all types of data communications equipment and services
  • Maintains and secures network and system boundary
  • Reviews system logs and system performance metrics daily.
  • Provides analysis of problems and provides solutions for a wide range of operational and support requirements to meet customer needs
  • Maintains data network equipment and services to ensure working order and demand availability by performing scheduled, routine on-line tests and by checking, adjusting, or replacing equipment to established standards
  • Prepares communications equipment for installation by testing, calibrating, or modifying equipment as required
  • Maintains configuration and installation documentation of the various hardware and software solutions
  • Installs and test various communications equipment and services to specified configurations and ensures proper working order for new or updated network service
  • Develops and implements standard operating procedures to maintain and improve system performance
  • Recommend methods and technologies to improve overall operations
  • Other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Familiarity with administration of Windows Server 2008 r2
  • Familiarity with administration of Microsoft SQLServer 2008 r2
  • Familiarity with administration of Microsoft SQLServer 2012
  • Familiarity with Active Directory and Group Policy


Position requires 3+ years of experience in Systems Administration, Systems Engineering or related fields. BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline fields, preferred. Certifications in MCSA, MCSE, and MCITP preferred. Security+ is required. Active SECRET security clearance is required; Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Physical Requirements 

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.  Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.  Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.  There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.  Possible lifting up to 25 lbs. 


Please note: 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. 


4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.