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Systems Administrator, NS&E (214005)

  • Requisition ID:  214005
  • Position Title: Systems Administrator, NS&E (214005)
  • Project: SIG
  • Location:  Frederick, MD
  • Relocation Authorized:  None
  • US Citizenship Required: Yes
  • Badging: Must be able to obtain badging
  • Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education


Whether you’re passionate about a career in engineering, construction, and project management, or in one of many other career fields available at Bechtel, chances are we have the right opportunity waiting for you.

We know that it takes the right blend of talent, knowledge, service and experience to take on some of the biggest and toughest jobs in the world. Founded in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 50,000+ employees work with customers, partners, and suppliers on hundreds of diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Systems Administrator

We are looking for a team member that will collaborate openly and has proficient oral and written communications skills.   As a Systems Administrator (SA), you will wear many hats, working on such tasks as server deployment and maintenance, NetApp management, VM management, and basic technology troubleshooting.  We do not require you have competency in all these areas, and will provide on-the-job training for areas that need reinforcement. 

The SA is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and related infrastructure.  As a SA, you will maintain both Windows and Linux-based systems.  You will also provide user support and lead troubleshooting efforts.  You will research and recommend creative methods for system administrative tasks.  

Responsibilities of the Systems Administrator include:

  • Install new servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project requirements.
  • Provide support to users to help troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Virtual Machine management
  • Perform system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Handle user accounts and permissions.
  • Develop and maintain installation, configuration, and operational procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.

  Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizenship is required for this position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from an accredited university with six (6) years’ experience relevant to Information Technology OR twelve (12) years’ work experience relevant to Information Technology in lieu of degree.
  • Active TS SCI security clearance
  • Salary and grade commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with technical troubleshooting of user support issues, including Windows & Linux
  • Experience with server operations including Windows Server 2008
  • Experience with virtualization, including VMware applications
  • Experience with NetApp operation and maintenance
  • Working knowledge of networking principles
  • Working knowledge of firewalls, switches, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security+ Certified
  • Linux+ Certified
  • Experience with Patch management
  • Experience with backup and restore operations, including Shadowcopy and Backup Exec
  • Experience with image deployment

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.