System Administrator Jobs

Organize, install, and support computer systems. Systems administrators work with a wide range of networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets, and network segments. They are responsible for installing and updating all hardware and software. Occasionally, they collaborate with network engineers to design and analyze models as well as plan what hardware and software to buy in order to improve computer systems. They are also responsible for collecting data regarding network performance and inferring how to increase its speed.

Systems administrators are largely responsible for managing the day-to-day functioning of companies’ computer systems. They perform regular maintenance on its security components and ensure that all servers and data storage networks are operating properly. Depending on the job, some administrators are also expected to provide tech support for other employees.

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Adm - Decatur, IL
Job Information ADM Hyperion System Administrator- Decatur, IL in Decatur, Illinois Job Title: Hyperion System Administrator- Decatur, IL Department/Function: Accounting Job Description: Hyperion System...
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Leidos - Alexandria, VA
Linux System Administrator to support a large enterprise IT contract for the DOD....
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Raleigh, NC
EDUCATION: A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more required) -CompTIA Security + -CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer or...
2 days ago
New York, NY
Profile Senior Windows Administrator must have: - Windows System Administration experience from a large enterprise - VMWAre - SCCM - Red Hat Ansible - Power shell scripting (MUST be able to write power-shell...
2 days ago
Intel Corporation - Hillsboro, OR
Job Information Intel PTD Waste System Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon Job Description In this position, you will be responsible for the research, development, and transfer of wastewater and air...
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Vidyard - Ontario, CA
Vidyard is looking for a System Administrator to build and maintain our Go-To-Market (GTM) Saas tech stack on the Business Operations team....
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TEKsystems, Inc - Franklin, TN
Qualifications Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in Healthcare Informatics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Science, Mathematics, Public Health, or a related field....
2 days ago
Medtronic - Northridge, CA
Careers that Change Lives Our Health Applications Team develops real-time connected solutions that help diabetes patients live their lives better every day, and that also enable their health care...
2 days ago
Isys Technologies - Colorado Springs, CO
Requirements: Must Meet DOD 8570 Requirement (current Security+ or similar) Minimum 5 years Solaris systems administration/engineering, including Solaris 10 & 11 on SPARC and x86 platforms Minimum 5 years VMWare...
3 days ago
Sei - Oaks, PA
. - Experience with hardening of modern operating systems, web and application servers, databases and proxies - Preferably Azure Certified Administrator Associate (AZ104) Attributes we value: - Detail-orientated...
2 days ago
Alvarez & Marsal - Houston, MO
Education / Experience: Bachelors degree in computer science, related technical field, or equivalent job experience. 7 years of IT support experience....
2 days ago
TEKsystems, Inc - Hopewell, NJ
Description: Production Support Application Administrator Jira/Confluence Provide Level 3 Production Support for JIRA and Confluence, including performance tuning and scaling. Create/maintain...
2 days ago
ZENETEX - Springfield, VA
Qualifications Position Qualifications : Shall have 3 or more years of hands-on experience providing O&M support of enterprise Microsoft Windows Server operating systems (OSs) and server applications...
2 days ago
Signature Consultants - Tempe, AZ
Recommended skills Serving (Food) Server (Computer Science) Operating Systems Disaster Recovery Information Technology Visual Basic (Programming Language)...
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HCL America, Inc. - New York, NY
Senior System Administrator New York 2.5-5 Years USA SR Number HCLI/HCLI/2... Job Description (Posting)....
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Embedded Systems

In the 21st century, embedded systems are the systems of future with cellular phones, smart-phones, tablets becoming the dominant platforms for computing and communication. The ubiquity of...

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Salary for System Administrator Jobs in Ashburn, VA

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Highest Education Level

System Administrators offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (44.5%)
  • Master's Degree (29.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (8.0%)
  • High School or GED (4.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.2%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by System Administrators
  • 6-8 years (35.3%)
  • 4-6 years (25.7%)
  • 2-4 years (17.2%)
  • 8-10 years (12.7%)
  • 1-2 years (9.1%)

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