Next Tier Concepts, Inc.

  • Systems Administrator

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  • Overview

    NT Concepts is currently hiring Developmental to SME level System Administrators for immediate openings for positions located in the Washington DC Metro and Northern Virginia area. Additionally, we are seeking candidates that are interested in being sponsored for a clearance.  To be considered for a clearance, all candidates must be U.S. citizens and have a current Clearance or have the ability to obtain a clearance.


    Seeking a highly motivated System Administrator to deliver technical and operational support to key applications in an enterprise environment. Specifically, the System Administrator supports the operation and migration of existing business systems/services while continuously evaluating new technologies [i.e. Infrastructure-as-code, PaaS, SaaS], to increase efficiency delivering customer-value.


    Mandatory Skills


    • Experience administrating web applications
    • Demonstrated training and/or on-the-job experience in deploying, automating and using Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies, including AWS Command Line Interface (AWSCLI), AWS SDKs, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple Storage Service (S3), AWS CloudFormation, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), or Cloud Watch
    • Demonstrated experience with installing, configuring and troubleshooting web and application servers such as Apache HTTPD, Apache Tomcat, WebLogic, WebSphere, or JBoss
    • Demonstrated experience with Oracle, MySQL, and deploying and operating Linux (e.g. CentOS) variants in a cloud environment to include implementation of Linux baseline changes (e.g. patching)
    • Demonstrated experience learning new commercial off the shelf (COTS) and customer developed software applications

    Desired Skills

    • Demonstrated experience leading technical migration in a new environment ensuring the operability of the application upon deployment and sustained O&M
    • Demonstrated experience developing and deploying applications using DevOps tools and processes
    • Demonstrated experience supporting and troubleshooting network services using protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, LDAP, SSH, SSL, TLS, HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP and NFS
    • Demonstrated experience auditing and ensuring all production environments are in compliance with Security requirements accreditation
    • Demonstrated experience with vendor software upgrades such as vendor platform upgrades (e.g. Service Now and/or Business Process Manager (BPM))
    • Demonstrated experience with system build tools, such as Chef and Puppet
    • Demonstrated experience exhibiting time management skills (i.e., prioritize, organize and accomplish work) and problem-solving skills (i.e., analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems)
    • Demonstrated experience creating, maintaining and sharing scripts to automate builds for a standard apps configuration such as Tomcat


    Founded in 1998, NT Concepts is a woman-owned technology solutions company focused on data analytics, software engineering, investigative services, and geospatial information systems. We provide a broad range of Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Community customers with solutions for enterprise, cloud-based, and mobile environments.

    NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V), making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

    All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.

    NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.  

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.



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