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Digital Dynamos | Linux Systems Administrators - Clearance Required

McLean, United States

Digital Dynamo | Linux Systems Administrator


(We’re always looking for great Systems Administrators of ALL LEVELS! And if all of the Systems Administrator positions are starting to look the same, and you may just want someone to review your resume. Go ahead and upload your resume. If you are a fit for a current opening, we will reach out! If you are a fit for a future role, rest assured we will reach out once that role becomes available. Feel free to check back with our Careers site too!!)



Join our dynamic team as a Digital Dynamo’s aka Systems Administrator Extraordinaires! We're in search of a tech-savvy individual who will not only provide top-notch support for our IT systems, but also inject a burst of energy into the world of day-to-day operations, monitoring, and creative problem-solving. If you're ready to embrace a role that lets you unleash your innovation, look no further!


Your Adventures Await:

Mastermind system optimization and unleash the true potential of resources, all while diving into captivating system capacity analysis and futuristic planning.


Weave your magic by configuring and expertly managing a symphony of UNIX, Windows, and other operating systems. You'll be the maestro behind installing, troubleshooting, and enhancing operating system software, sculpting network components, and adding layers of reliability and performance.


Embark on heroic quests as you conquer intricate puzzles tied to server hardware, application-software symphonies, and integration epics.


Unleash your creativity by bridging worlds, connecting Skype for Business (SFB) aficionados with the illustrious Cisco VTC endpoints. Shape the destiny of routing within the SBC, transforming the CMS into a transcoding marvel or elevating it to the coveted Trusted Application Server realm. Your influence will be felt in voicemail sagas, Polycom phone odysseys, and the mighty fortresses of number-restriction configurations.


Qualities You Possess:

Over fifteen (15) years of experience weaving tales of success in programs and contracts akin to our realm. Should you hold a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from a revered college or university, you're right on target. And fear not, valiant ones, for those with five (5) years of additional system administration prowess may also enter this grand adventure.


Channel your inner sorcerer with mastery over VMWare and NetApp spells, dabble in the intricate dances of Linux and Windows OS, and showcase your networking finesse.


The badge of CompTIA Security+ CE is your armor, proving your dedication to safeguarding the realms of technology.


Ready to embark on this epic journey? Join us and let your talents shine in a realm where imagination knows no bounds!


Active TS/SCI with an appropriate polygraph is required to be considered for this role


Who are we?
Praxis Engineering* was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Annapolis Junction MD - with growing offices in Chantilly VA and Aberdeen MD.

Praxis Engineering is a consulting, product, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. 

With over 300 employees supporting more than 50 contracts, Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.  

*Praxis Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics IT.

Why Praxis?
We are focused on continual learning and evolution. We don’t do things because “that’s the way we’ve always done things”; we listen to our employees and adapt to the changing marketplace.   We look at the big picture and encourage our engineers to get training and certifications in emerging technologies that will help shape our customer’s mission.  We've been profitable year after year.  We're always on the lookout for great engineers to join the team and we recognize that our employees are the heart and soul of what we do.   We focus on recruiting talented people, treating them right, and then allowing them to do what they do best.  No red tape. No micromanagement.  Smart people want to work with smart people, and we love people who are passionate about what they do, and finding ways to do it better.

And then there is the...



  • Attractive total compensation package to include competitive salary and medical benefits with an option for FREE employee HSA medical plan!
  • Office perks such as free soft drinks and snacks (both healthy and not-so-healthy)
  • Praxis swag (annual gift certificate to purchase top brand Praxis apparel)
  • 401k contribution/match: combination of profit share/contribution (3.5%) and employer match (up to 4.5%) for a total of 8%.
  • Annual bonus plan
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off + 10 holidays + comp time eligibility. (30+ days of leave to start!)
    • We reward longevity! On your 5th work anniversary – you will receive an additional week of PTO to 5 weeks of PTO. Making it 35+ days of leave altogether!
    • On your 10th work anniversary – you will receive an additional week of PTO to 6 weeks of PTO. Making it 40+ days of leave altogether!
    • At any time, your unused PTO can be traded in for $$$!
  • Carryover a max of 380hours of leave from year to year. You can choose to have a sabbatical one year or trade in your unused PTO for something nice!
  • Training is a priority! Take advantage of our endless in-house training opportunities - or seek out vendor offered (paid) training opportunities like conferences, certification courses and seminars. 
    • Conferences (recently attended by Praxis employees): AWS Summit, IoT World, Black Hat and DefCon.
    • Training & Certifications: Splunk, AWS, Big Data/Cloudera, VMWare, Scrum Master...the list of certifications goes on and on!
    • Praxis University: Cyber Research, Data Analytics, IoT, AWS and RedHat course offerings and hands-on training.
  • We truly believe the right work-life balance can exist, and it's here at Praxis. Our work is extremely important, but your job is just a part of who you are. When you enjoy your life outside of our walls, you're at your best the next time you walk through our doors. We do all we can to assure that happens every day.

Praxis Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other protected class.



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