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The Boeing Company Senior System Administrator (Administration & Deployment) in Herndon, Virginia

The Boeing Company is currently looking for a System Administrator (Administration & Deployment) to join their team in Herndon, VA .

As a member of the Mission Systems Operations Team, you are an integral part in developing hardware and software solutions for proprietary programs for our client. We translate customer needs into detailed requirements for system integrated designs including system architectures for current operations and program growth, facility design, hardware selection, software selection/development, system integration, testing and operations/maintenance.

Rotating shift-work is required of this position in direct support of the customer’s operations tempo; shift differential is paid based on shift schedule coverage. Candidates must be able to adapt in an exciting, dynamic operational environment while maintaining relationships with system stakeholders and customers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform system integration, hardware and software installation, configuration and disposition of servers and workstations to support the architecture

  • Install, configure and maintain multiplatform systems hardware, software and components

  • Plan, develop, design, integrate and maintain all computer applications, including specialized applications specific to the program’s objectives

  • Plan and coordinate highly complex software and hardware for enterprise release.

  • Ensure systems conform to architectural objectives

  • Evaluate complex system's production readiness and supportability

  • Perform the restoration of complex computing service operations

  • Perform complex system problem identification and resolution

  • Integrate security solutions into information systems

  • Monitor system performance to support capacity planning, backup and disaster recovery planning

  • Experience in both Windows and Linux administration, or one with the ability to learn

This position is shift 4.

The candidate must be willing to work variable shifts, including weekends and overtime. Some positions may also be rotating shifts .

This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)

Candidate must already possess a Full Scope Polygraph for the position.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Willing to work a rotating shift

  • 3+ years’ experience in troubleshooting complex network problems

  • System Administration experience of Linux/Unix or Windows platforms

  • 3+ years’ experience in communicating with customer representatives in a variety of forums, in both written and verbal form, regarding technical subjects

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience, 9 years' related work experience, etc.).


This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Referral to this job is eligible for bonus

Bonus amount: $1,500 (USD)

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Additional Information:

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply as soon as possible for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date .

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.