Senior System Administrator

Reston, VA
Full Time
IT Operations
Mid Level

Job Summary:

Join Centripetal Networks as a System Administrator and become part of a rapidly growing and successful organization focused on today's emerging cyber security threats. The successful candidate should be an independent, solution-oriented individual who is skilled in supporting and maintaining Linux, OSX and Windows operating systems. The candidate will actively participate in the development of technical solutions enabling innovation within the corporate infrastructure.


  • Provide leadership in the resolution of technical support issues
  • Manage the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of corporate systems
  • Ensure the uptime, performance, resources, and security of various devices are maintained properly
  • Install new or rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project or operational requirements
  • Develop and maintain installation, maintenance and configuration procedures
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.  Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups


  • Minimum of two years of information technology experience
  • Ability to deliver fact-based communications, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to successfully interface and establish rapport with internal operations personnel
  • Knowledgeable in the following areas: technical support and problem solving
  • Certifications in Linux, OSX or Microsoft operating systems is a plus
  • Familiarity with information security, and information assurance
  • Extensive MS Office experience (MS Excel, Word, Visio)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux, Microsoft and Apple technologies
  • Technical background in network defense techniques

If you have a strong technical background, practical experience in supporting infrastructure, and are looking to be at the forefront of threat intelligence, then we want to hear from you! 

 We offer a competitive salary, with excellent benefits. 

About Centripetal Networks

Centripetal has engineered and manufactured a new disruptive technology for cyber security that actions millions of threat indicators and scales well beyond any current solution.  We are looking for candidates with startup, product or cyber security experiences that want to work for a faster growing venture backed company. Excellent benefits and work life environment.


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