Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.

Systems Administration

Systems Administrator in Washington, DC

Posted 2020-02-11

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking an System Administrator to join our team.  Your primary function will be to install, upgrade, monitor and maintain software and hardware systems, supporting MTSI Department of Defense (DOD), and Intelligence Community (IC) customers. 

At MTSI, our more than 1,200 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company were culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future!  

MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.

MTSI is seeking an System Administrator whose primary function will be to install, upgrade, monitor and maintain software and hardware systems.  This position will be located in the Washington DC area.

Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:
You will maintain essential operating systems, business applications, security tools, web-servers, email, PCs, both local and wide area networks.
Support day-to-day operations and provide customer support.

6+ years' of system administration experience desired.
Experience with the following Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2/2003.
Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP.
Cisco IOS 15.x, and Cisco ASA 8.x
Experience with the following Systems/Applications:
VMware vSphere 5.1.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010/2003.
Office Suite 2010, 2007, and 2003.
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.x.
Backup Exec 2014, 2012, and 2010.
GEM-X (TACLANE Administration).
Experience with the following Hardware Systems:
EMC VNX 5300 Series SAN (Unisphere), Data Domain 160 Deduplication Appliance (Enterprise Manager).
Cisco UCS Blade System (UCSM).
Servers, workstations, laptops, and peripherals by Dell and HP.
LTO Library Backup Units.
Rack enclosures and associated ewquipment by APC and Liebert.
Network switches, routers and firewalls by Cisco, HP Enterasys and Allied Telesys.
Copper/Fiber networkcabling and terminatios.
Experience with COMSEC:
Gerneral Dynamics TACLANE KG-175 b-Mini / d-Micro.
ViaSat AltaSec KG-250X and 255.
Experience with Network/Protocols:
IPsec, LAN/WAN, CIFS (file) / iSCSI, Fibre Channel (block), NDMP, AD/GPOs, TCP/IP, DNS/WINS, DHCP, SMTP, ICMP, FTP/TFTP, Telnet, SSH, RDP, DFS, ABE, SAS and Ethernet.
Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar field (or equivalent years of experience)

Clearance Requirements:

Current TS (SCI & SAP eligibility required); an active TS/SCI clearance is desired. 
Please Note: U.S. Citizenship is required for this position.

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Company summary

MTSI delivers engineering services and technology solutions to solve problems of global importance in the critical mission areas of missile defense, cyber security, intelligence, unmanned/autonomous systems, aviation, space, and homeland security.


Flexible work hours; generous PTO; $10k in annual tuition reimbursement: semi-annual bonuses.

Interview process

HR screen; tech screen; onsite (all day). Average interview period: 2 weeks.

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