Lead System Admin/Developer in Washington, DC at PAE

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Lead System Admin/Developer


  • Lead Contractor employee responsible for system implementation, orchestrating installation and testing.
  • Works with other senior level Contractor technical staff, including Systems Engineers and Technical Analysts, to ensure that the system as designed and implemented meets the overall system objectives.
  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of IT systems and facilities set up by the Government to provide automated litigation support IT resources to specific cases. Maybe responsible for establishing systems and facilities. 
  • For existing systems and facilities, responsible for keeping the systems running; monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing system performance, including making recommendations for improving performance; performing scheduled system backups; assigning user IDs and passwords; allocating and tracking disk space; providing consulting support and advice to, and coordinating with IT users responsible for specific applications/databases on the servers; identifying and ordering needed supplies, hardware, software and accessories; and performing hardware and software upgrades. 
  • Implements and enforces system, facility, and data security measures, including resources and procedures for disaster recovery. 
  • Administers not only hardware and operating system software, but also database and other applications software. 
  • Coordinates with the COR and DOJ technical staff on all these issues, and coordinates with the DOJ office automation network administration staff on issues having to do with the network itself. 
  • Supervises and manages subordinate staff. 
  • Reports on progress.
  • Develops tools for system-wide use in developing applications; prepares system documentation. 


  • Must be able to obtain a government security clearance.
  • At least five (5) years of hands-on, directly applicable experience actually doing the work of implementing the kinds of systems being set up - e.g., UNIX, Windows, Network Storage Solutions, etc. - will usually be expected. Must have actually have done the work of designing, obtaining equipment and software, installing, integrating, testing, etc., in the environment required. 
  • Must have experience with large systems with a complex mix of operating systems and functions. 
  • Must have a good understanding of the specific applications and application software, e.g., Oracle, Concordance, etc.  CNE certification highly desirable. 
  • At least one year of experience setting up large scale database management applications, using the applicable database management software. 
  • Experience in storage technology planning, performance capacity planning and modeling, applications planning, human factors issues, distributed processing, and business process analysis. 
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the Government's IT environments, including office automation networks and PC and server based databases and applications. 
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the Government's security requirements. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree strongly preferred; preferably in the computer science or management information/technology disciplines. 
  • Windows Servers experience and prior experience with Litigation Support and Relativity infrastructure a plus.
  • Supervisory experience very strongly preferred. 

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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