Sotera Defense Solutions

Server Configuration Engineer/Administrator

3 months ago
Information Technology
TS/SCI with Polygraph


Be part of an exciting team dedicated to keeping America safe at home and abroad.  Sotera Defense Solutions is seeking candidates with experience as a Server Configuration Engineer/Administrator in Reston, VA. Candidate would support a large, U.S. Government project providing a wide range of IT services across a global IT enterprise.  Services include IT infrastructure O&M, plus engineering support to design, develop, test and deploy IT capabilities into the enterprise. 


Qualified candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph.


Sotera Defense Solutions is looking for an experienced Server Configuration Engineer/Administrator for a worldwide enterprise of significant scope. 


Primary duties include the following:

  • Provide Tier 3/4 hardware/software engineering support for Windows and Linux-based platforms that are hosted on HP and Cisco UCS blade servers and support virtualization technologies using VMware, vSphere, vCenter, and HyperV and use NetApp storage.
  • Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems.
  • Test, maintain and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems.
  • Use object-oriented programming languages, as well as client/server applications development processes and multimedia and Internet technology. • Perform daily enterprise health and configuration audits.
  • On a rotational basis, serve as a SME in resolving Tier 3 trouble tickets that occur during off-duty hours.
  • Build out new hardware and software platforms in support of new site deployments.
  • Identifies system integrity issues and solutions for the full spectrum life cycle from concept to disposal.


  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years of experience or Master's degree and 6 years of experience in a related field.
  • High level of experience with the following VMWare, vCenter, Windows Server 2008R2.
  • Familiarity with HP and UCS blade servers.

Qualified candidates must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph.


About The Organization

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc. (Sotera) is an agile, mid-size national security technology company that delivers innovative systems, solutions and services in support of the critical missions of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and federal law enforcement agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of our nation. Our 1,200 employees are focused on delivering essential counterterrorism, cyber operations, intelligence, data analytics, C4ISR and force mobility solutions to our customers throughout the national security community.


Sotera Defense Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Sotera through its online applicant system, please contact Sotera’s recruiting team at  


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