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Senior Systems Administrator

Senior Systems Administrator

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By Light is hiring a Senior Systems Administrator to join our team supporting a Government customer at MacDill AFB in Tampa, FL. This position will provide senior systems analyst/integration functions of F5/Big IP suite in support of US CENTCOM CCJ6 across multiple networks.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Responsible for the design, integration, implementation, testing, documentation and daily O&M of multiple F5 Big IP instances (both virtual and hardware) operating LTM (Local Traffic Manager), ASM (Application Security Manager), APM (application Policy Manager), and DNS (Domain Name Service) functions/modules across multiple networks and physical enclaves
  • Travel to COOP Site/FWD HQS as required (less than 10% of the time)

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five (3-5) years’ experience
  • CompTIA Security+ (DOD 8570 requirement)
  • F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA)
  • Minimum SECRET security Clearance; TS/SCI preferred


Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree and three to five (3-5) years’ experience
  • MCSA/MCSE Server 2012 or 2016
  • VCA6-NV/DCV (VMWare Certified Associate – Network/Data Center Virtualization)


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities