Lexington Park, MD

System Administrator

Coherent Technical Services, Inc is seeking a System Administrator (journeyman to Senior level) to work at Pax River, MD supporting Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems (ATC&LS).

The role will perform the following tasks:

  • Perform latest vulnerability scans and apply appropriate patches using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) Plugin file updates on Windows scanning laptop.
  • Perform Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) scans on all Linux Red Hat and switch components to assess Security Template Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance.
  • Supervise System Integration Lab (SIL) during application of cybersecurity upgrades (STIGs, Antivirus patches), and performance testing on ad-hoc maintenance schedule.
  • Maintain the A&A documentation, consisting of the mission description, description of every system, hardware list of all systems, and software list of all COTS/GOTS software.
  • Complete MFRs to reflect any hardware changes.
  • Install/update needed software and ensure DADMS compliance.
  • Participate and provide technical support for weekly/biweekly meetings.


  • B.S. degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or technical-related discipline from an accredited school.
  • Comply within 6-months at the IAT Level II baseline certifications (Security +) as defined in DoD 8570.01-M.


  • Would prefer a total of (5+) years of experience performing the above duties and responsibilities, preferably with DoD or government agencies, but not required.
  • Possess a strong working knowledge of Linux operating systems.
  • Possess strong organization, documentation, and project management skills.
  • Understand government processes and procedures.

U.S. Citizenship is required for security clearance eligibility. Must be able to obtain a Top-Secret clearance.

Candidate must have the ability to work in a team environment; provide constructive alternatives/approaches to solving issues; be flexible; have a strong sense of urgency for critical tasks; and must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing schedule and communicating process.

Candidate selected will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against based on, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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