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Position: Junior System Administrator
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Description: Junior System Administrator
Active security clearance required

Praxis, Inc., a leading-edge technology company providing
high-quality engineering and IT services to government
and industry, is searching for a Junior System
Administrator to work on various projects within our
Engineering and Technical Services Group in the
Washington DC locale.

Work as a Junior System Administrator for our Engineering
and Technical Services Group in the Washington DC locale.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited
to, the following:
• Gain a thorough understanding of the Government
environment, unique needs and applications, to be able to
troubleshoot and address PC hardware and software issues
in a timely fashion
• Identifies, evaluates, and prioritizes customer
problems and complaints to ensure that inquiries are
resolved appropriately
• Coordinate technical activities in support of
DoD/DoN security compliance management
• Support basic IT issues such as password resets,
peripheral configurations, hardware diagnostics, and
coordinate repairs
• Provision new hardware for new and existing
users, including reimaging computers and installing
• Performs administrative tasks and other
activities as assigned (e.g., document management,
scripts, SOPs)
• Acquire and maintain a highly competent level of
knowledge on relevant products, current support
policies, and methods of support delivery

Required Skills & Qualifications
• Associate’s degree in Computer Science, or
equivalent experience.
• Knowledge of computer and/or network security
systems, applications, procedures and techniques
• Ability to install, configure and maintain
personal computers, networks and related hardware and
• Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with
customers and team members
• Strong written and oral communication
• Basic understanding of TCP/IP networking
Desired Skills & Qualifications
• Ability to solve complex technical problems
• Ability to learn and support new systems and
• IAT Certification (e.g. A+, Security+, Network+,
• Self-starter with excellent analytical and
problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and
the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in
an effective manner
• Practical knowledge of LANs, DHCP, and DNS Server
• Familiarity with the following applications and
operating systems preferred:
o Microsoft Windows
o MacOS
o MS Exchange
o MS Office 2010/2013
o VMware/Virtualbox virtualization environments
o Basic Linux/Unix scripting (bash/tsch)

Security Clearance:
• Must be a US Citizen
• Selected applicant will be subject to a
government security investigation and must meet
eligibility requirements associated with access to
classified information
• An active Secret (minimum) clearance is required.

Candidate resumes without an active clearance will not be
reviewed. Praxis, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity
Affirmative Action Employer.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled. All qualified job
seekers are encouraged to apply.
Date Posted: 2016-12-28
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