Principal Systems Administrator

Egg Harbor Township NJ Semcon Group LLC


SEMCON provides a highly qualified, professional, and responsive technical and managerial workforce to satisfy customer requirements that support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)s mission, vision, goals. SEMCON’s company culture aligns enriching career experiences, growth opportunities and collaborative engagement for all SEMCON employees resulting in a company value being greater than the sum of our parts.

We are currently searching for a Principal Systems Administrator to join our team working in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

Want to be part of our team?

As the Principal Systems Administrator you will be responsible for the following tasks:

• Install, configure, and maintain Windows and Linux servers and associated software in both physical and virtual environments.

• Administer servers, desktops, routers, switches, and Cisco UCS blade server environments.

• Provide expertise in troubleshooting issues on Linux (RHEL and CentOS) and Windows environments.

• Develop custom tools and scripts in Ansible, Python and Bash to automate infrastructure tasks.

• Provide technical solutions to a wide range of problems and user requests through an established trouble ticketing system.

• Support helpdesk team by participating in after-hours on-call rotation, and supporting end-users with varying levels of IT knowledge.

• Provide network support and architecture designs for large infrastructure projects and deployments.

• Work with development teams and provide infrastructure support and input into architecture design and onboarding plans for new systems, including diagrams and documentation.

• Provide operational support to development teams by participating in production release planning and software deployments.

• Assist database administrators by providing storage solutions and server solutions for Oracle RAC and Oracle DataGuard implementations.

• Support implementation of Nginx reverse proxy and application servers.



The Principal Systems Administrator will have the knowledge, skills abilities and/or technical experience to include:

• Demonstrate significant experience in Linux and Windows Administration, including best practices, CLI, and GUIs

• Familiarity with enterprise network architectures, including Cisco routers and switches

• Familiarity with complex Linux/Windows environments and related protocols (HTTP/FTP/SCP/NFS, etc).

• Fluency in developing Ansible playbooks and roles, and organizing Ansible inventories.

• Experience with Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Visio

• Experience with JIRA and Git

• Experience supporting web applications and environments, including Nginx and NodeJS

Excellent organizational, verbal/written communication, and presentation skills are a must.

A Bachelors degree in Math, Science, Engineering (or equivalent), 15+ years of related work experience and the ability to obtain a Security Clearance is required.

SEMCON offers a competitive salary and complete benefits package which includes health benefits (medical, dental, vision and life), 401K with a generous employer match, paid time off and paid holidays.

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