Senior System Administrator Job at Oceaneering, Hanover, MD

  • Oceaneering
  • Hanover, MD

Job Description

Company Profile

Oceaneering Technologies (OTECH) develops, manufactures, and operates customized marine systems, shipboard equipment, subsea vehicles, and engineered solutions for commercial and U.S. military vessels.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

OTECH is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to partner on a large enterprise IT contract for the DOD. The Senior Systems Administrator provides technical system administration and operations and is a leadership role. This role maintains enterprise network infrastructure to ensure proper configuration, availability, performance, capacity, and maintenance (including application of the latest patches and upgrades). This role monitors technology obsolescence, manages upgrades, and evaluates alternatives across on-premises and IT infrastructures, both virtual and physical. The qualified candidate will be a part of a small, agile, embedded team that provides on-site support to include system administration, network administration, information assurance, communication, and infrastructure.Embedded personnel are considered mission essential. Also, this role is responsible for leading installation, configuration, administration, support, and maintenance of networks, including associated hardware and cloud resources. Duties include updating to new technologies, tuning performance, and prioritizing the implementation of critical system patches. This infrastructure includes on-premises and cloud resources.

Duties & Responsibilities

•Develop, collaborate, and implement technical solutions.
•Support customer requirements.
•Provide general system administration mentoring and training to personnel.
•Build relationships within and across teams.
•Lead and mentor less experienced employees.
•Work independently and as a team member with minimal guidance from management.
•Communicate issues to management and be the main point of contact for the IT team.
•Serve as the primary point of contact for all matters related to IT services.
•Develop and update technical solutions, operations, and maintenance documentation for personnel.
•Data center support including racking and cabling diverse equipment.
•Resolves network problems in cooperation with senior network engineers.
•Troubleshoots problems using tools and routine procedures; escalates as appropriate.
•Executes scheduled maintenance routines in accordance with standard procedures.
•Interfaces with users and/or network vendors.
•Management and maintenance of switches, routers, firewalls, and administration of network security.
•Additional duties as assigned.
•Travel ( two weeks annually).
•Scheduled weekly hours: 40.
•Day shift - With occasional afterhours and weekends (< 3%).


•Must have 5-10 years of relevant experience with bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science or equivalent relevant work experience.
•Basic cybersecurity knowledge.
•Work Environment - IT Infrastructure program, preferably for the US Government.
•Oral and written communication for change procedures, and management updates.
•Domain and expert technical knowledge.
•Experience working independently on technical network activities in support of a client.
•Leadership experience leading teams of people.
•Must have or be able to obtain a TS security clearance, be able to take/pass a polygraph, and be able to maintain both for the tenure of this position.
•Position tenure ship is dependent on completing the full security clearance application process successfully within 1-2 years of accepting position.
•Must have all required IT / Security certifications and maintain for the tenure of this position.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors

Job Tags

Contract work, Work experience placement, Remote job, Offshore, Day shift,

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