Systems Administrator

February 11th, 2014



Job Description

Solution Street is seeking a Systems Administrator! We offer IT consulting services throughout the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC area and our Solution Street home office is located in Herndon, Virginia. Solution Street was featured in Inc. 5000 “Fastest Growing Private Companies” in both 2012 and 2013.  Now is the time to be a part of our exciting adventure!  This assignment will be onsite in the Herndon/Reston area and is a contract position.  


  • Perform routine monitoring and maintenance tasks in the QA Virtual Lab under the direct supervision of a more experienced System Administrator. Maintenance tasks include OS patching, creation and removal of virtual machines (VMs), user account management, software installation such as JDKs, network routing setup and troubleshooting.
  • Understand and monitor automated provisioning workflow of VMs.
  • Manage issues and requests though our ticketing system and perform basic troubleshooting of customer issues.
  • Create and update technical processes and procedures as needed. Follow established standard processes to ensure environment consistency.
  • Maintain and develop basic system administration scripts  to assist with day-to-day lab activities.
  • Communicate with internal customers, peers, and managers regarding system administration issues/activities.
  • Maintain inventory and monitor resources using vcenter and command line scripts.


  • Minimum of  3 years of Linux administration experience
  • Minimum of 2 years in VMWare administration  experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of scripting  experience such as Python/Shell
  • Experience with storage administration is a plus
  • Experience with databases and/or SQL-like languages is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills in a team environment


BS/BA in Information Systems or Computer Science /Engineering or related field. Industry certification such as RedHat administrator certification is a plus.

About Solution Street

Since 2002, Solution Street, an information technology consultancy, has helped private, government, and non-profit organizations achieve their business goals through the design and rapid deployment of web applications. Solution Street is run by software engineers and our employees are experts in building large, highly scalable and well performing web applications using J2EE, .NET, PHP and Ruby on Rails technologies. Solution Street is a sponsor of NovaJug (Northern Virginia Java Users Group). Please visit to learn more about our company.



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