The Squires Group

System Administrator

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IT Infrastructure


Looking for a long-term project?  The Squires Group, Inc. is currently staffing for an exciting Federal Government venture located in Downtown Washington DC.  This is a five-year program, working to transform core HR functions, enabling the integration of multiple aspects throughout the department.  They have a need for a System Administrator to assist in the management of more than 60 servers in two sites, to include monitoring and tuning system software, creating Shell scripts, and building and installing Solaris and windows images.


Per our Federal Government Contract, you must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. 


  • Maintain DNS, DNS Bind, NFS, DHCP, Web, and FTP services in a Solaris enterprise environment
  • Work with application teams and other IT support personnel to coordinate system software changes and support changes
  • Provide documentation and verification of all installation and configuration steps in documentation to be delivered to the customer
  • Develop installation scripts to automate the system installation
  • Support running SW integration test to verify the system operation
  • Work with software developers as needed to help diagnose and identify the root cause of problems found during software integration
  • Perform system security scans, apply patches, ensure that systems meet all web, application, and database requirements, and assist in the development of documentation




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience providing Systems or Network Administration Technical Support
  • 5 years of hands on experience with Solaris (8/9/10/11), DNS, DNSSEC
  • 4 years of hands on Data domain experience
  • 4 years of hands on NetBackup experience
  • Scripting experience (Shell, CGI, and Perl)
  • Solid understanding of UNIX host based security
  • Understanding of iSCSI, NAS, & SAN infrastructure and configuration
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, you must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance 

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:                           

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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