Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc. (PCSI)
Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security Solutions Company) is a niche provider of strategic tactical field communications, electronic countermeasures, and Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems capabilities to the Federal Government.
Active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph is required.
Salary - We offer competitive compensation packages with plenty of opportunity for advancement.
401K Program - Administered through TransAmerica. Full-time employees are eligible on the 1st day of the month following their date of hire. Employees receive an automatic 3% of gross earnings every pay period. Employees are vested immediately.
Paid Time Off - Paragon is able to offer between 15-20 days of leave to new employees. In addition, we recognize 10 paid holidays per year; all of which are floaters and may be taken on its designated date or on any day following.
Health Insurance - Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits start on the employee’s first day of hire. Paragon pays for the majority of the cost.
Flexible Spending Accounts – Our FSA allows employees to set aside pre-tax earnings to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses.
Senior Systems Administrator Western Fairfax County, Virginia
The Candidate will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of multiple 1,000 VM hosting environments across multiple datacenters. The Candidate will maintain the hardware and software systems as well as monitor the virtual infrastructure to ensure availability, reliability, and performance. General tasks include working with customers to define and document requirements, support customer needs by responding to tickets, implement complex permissions to segregate tenants, periodically test recovery operations, create and destroy virtual machines, add/remove/recap hosts, replace failed hardware, and other related tasks.
BS in Computer Science or related field or extensive hands-on experience working in technology-based positions
8+ years of hands-on vSphere Systems Administration experience
Strong working knowledge of networking and storage practices
Ability to create and modify scripts to automate routine tasks and to perform complex tasks (Bash, Perl, Python)
Significant experience in both Windows and Linux Systems administration. Experience supporting a medium sized (~500) user environment.
Experience with various Linux distributions including Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Debian.
Experience with Splunk and ArcSight.
Experience with user and server certificates.
Experience with software tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Cobbler, etc., to automate provisioning and configuration tasks.
Experience maintaining system security plans. Ability to lead technical teams to success
Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
For additional information about Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc., Xator Corporation or the position, please email John at firstname.lastname@example.org.