Systems Administrator (Remote) #4387


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


We are seeking a Systems Administrator with experience in building and administering large, mixed operating system, computing environments on premises, and ideally, in AWS and Azure.  Our team is responsible for supporting biomedical research in the VA utilizing a secure high-performance computing environment.  The prospective candidate will be a member of a highly motivated team, experienced in administering Linux and Windows environments with hundreds of machines, both on-prem and in the Government Cloud.  The candidate will be securing, maintaining and administering infrastructure, applications and tools for researchers.

Your primary job functions are as following but not limited to:

  • Lead or contribute to the architecture and design of new systems and tools.
  • Improve and enhance existing systems and tools.
  • Monitor and report on the performance and security of our cloud environments.
  • Troubleshoot issues and support the operation of production software and tools.
  • Author and maintain technical documentation.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in Systems analysis, design, development, testing, and support, with strong analytical and debugging skills.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Professional experience supporting apps or services, scaling to an enterprise level.
  • Professional experience in networking, security, storage, monitoring, and systems support are all desired. The successful candidate will have a wide range of experience.
  • Knowledge of the software build process and database support is desired. Production release support of internal development projects is part of the job.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must.
  • Self-motivated: setting and achieving goals with little supervision.
  • Dependable: following through tasks assigned with consistency.
  • Team-oriented: easy to collaborate with and willing to help others.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with infrastructure as code, environment documentation, and source control is desired
  • Experience working in a scientific research environment is desired, and familiarity with big data processing is a plus.

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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