• Systems Administrator (Active Interim Secret Clearance)

    Job Locations US-VA-Lorton
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.


    Let Buchanan & Edwards help you unleash your potential and reach your goals. 


    Come grow with us.


    We are looking for a System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, hardware and networks for a high-profile project within the Department of State. Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.


    Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly and efficiently.


    Interim Secret


    Responsibilities include:

    • Install and configure software and hardware
    • Manage network servers and technology tools
    • Set up accounts and workstations
    • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
    • Troubleshoot issues and outages
    • Ensure security through access controls, backups and firewalls
    • Upgrade systems with new releases and models
    • Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies


    Required Qualifications:

    • Active Interim Secret Clearance
    • 4+ years of experience as System Administrator or Network Administrator
    • 4+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server, Team Foundation Server, Active Directly management, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
    • 4+ years of experience configuring and locking down IIS
    • 2+ years of experience with PowerShell
    • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline
    • Professional certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.



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