Paragon Technology Group

  • Systems Administrator Senior

    Job Location US-IL-Scott AFB
  • Overview

    Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.


    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • installing, configuring, and maintaining server and workstation operating systems in support of business processing requirements.
    • Responding to customer requests for assistance, including, but not limited to: password resets, account creating, and server/connectivity troubleshooting. 
    • Responding to tickets submitted by customers communicating system issues. 
    • Performing software (application) installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. 
    • Monitoring and tuning systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
    • Ensuring system availability and continuity of business by implementing and monitoring a schedule of system backups.
    • Assisting forward progress by researching areas of improvement and suggesting vetted improvement opportunities. 
    • Communicating all pertinent work efforts, updates, and changes to others. 
    • Scheduled after-hour updates and maintenance will occur up to once a week after hours.


    • Possesses strong RHEL Skills, including scripting, monitoring, and troubleshooting
    • Ability to generate effective command line scripts in Linux OS
    • Experience performing technical research and outlining best practice solutions
    • Ability to work as part of a team to troubleshoot problems and communicate solutions
    • Able to assist others with technical issues
    • Experience developing new systems and application implementation plans, custom scripts, and testing procedures
    • Experience installing applications and patches to Windows and Linux environments
    • Troubleshoot networking and interconnection problems within a system and with external systems
    • Possesses understanding of virtual environments to include use of vmWare
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and lead teams when needed
    • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills
    • Development experience highly desired         


    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

    4+ years of experience in related field


    ITIL Foundations Certification is highly desired.

    Minimum Interim Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Secret Clearance



    Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.




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