Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
# of Openings
Information Technology
Dept. of Treasury
Job ID
Security Clearance
Top Secret with SCI eligibility


Systems Administrator is responsible for architecting, planning, configuring, installing and engineering solutions for Windows servers, LAN/WAN systems, and telecommunication systems. This position will respond to escalated systems alerts, investigates and recovers hardware/software failures, identification and resolution of service-level problems, and the identification and support of mission-critical tasks and the education of other support and operations personnel.



  • Develop and maintain robust, stable and secure server environment
  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security and performance requirements and assist in capacity planning
  • Investigate and resolve system problems or performance issues
  • Proactively identify areas that need improvement and develop solutions to address them
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis to maintain a stable and secure environment using automated and manual tools
  • Upgrade and manage administrative tools and utilities
  • Develop and maintain team documentation
  • Support network operations, monitoring, problem diagnosis/repair, and traffic analysis
  • Direct customer interaction/assistance will be required
  • Tier-3 support as required


  • Associates or 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or related field OR equivalent experience of 3+ years
  • Experience in hardware, software and troubleshooting of critical IT systems
  • Preferred certifications in VCP (VMWare), Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)

  • Passed a Microsoft Server Certification Test for Server 2008R2 or 2012, Preferred MCSA 2008 R2 or MCSA 2012 (Windows)


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with VMware, NETApp, Exchange, and Citrix
  • Maintain Citrix Xen Desktop/App virtual images
  • Provide operations support for Active Directory and Exchange in a multi-site domain
  • Maintain and administer system monitoring solutions to include Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Operation Manager (SCOM)
  • Extensive experience with database administration
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills including root-cause analysis
  • Self motivated and directed with keen attention to detail




Must be a US Citizen and have a current security clearance at TS with SCI eligibility. Immediate family members must also be US Citizens (immediate family is defined as Mother, Father, Brother, Sister, Spouse, Children, or co-habitant). Security Requirements: Currently active TS Clearance and currently read-in access to SCI.

  1. 1+ years in support of a civilian federal government agency in a TS environment.
  2. Must be able to communicate both orally and in writing at a management level.
  3. Excellent communication skills, including strong writing skills
  4. Experience managing compliance with license agreements
  5. Experience controlling and monitoring user access to the system
  6. Experience monitoring and optimizing the performance of the MS Windows Based system
  7. Experience planning, executing, and maintaining backup and recovery of the system
  8. Experience writing functional requirements and preparing functional designs

Security Clearance

Top Secret with SCI eligibility

Company Information

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 


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