SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • System Administrator

    Job Location US-VA-McLean
    Job Type
    Immediate Hire
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking a System Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will become part of Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers.  During the initial program transition period, the system administrator will be responsible for reviewing incoming CA systems/applications to gain understanding of technical and maintenance requirements, architecture of the system, interfaces and applications. After the transition in period, the system administrator will support sustainment activities as part of the Shared Services team.


    • Support existing Consular Affairs applications, including working with the customer and legacy engineering team to obtain and maintain the tools and services necessary to support current functionalities and associated interfaces
    • Troubleshoot issues in existing CA systems/applications, Oracle and Microsoft products, and other components
    • Participate in installation/configuration of Oracle and Microsoft products and other commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products
    • Evaluate and apply patches and updates
    • Participate in root cause analysis of issues
    • Create and maintain system/application documentation
    • Investigate/institute changes and enhancements to improve the reliability, maintainability, and performance of the system
    • Participate in requirements management, system modeling, configuration management, and other systems engineering activities as appropriate


    • Bachelor's degree in a related field and five (5) years’ experience
    • At least four (4) years of experience supporting multi-tier applications based on the Oracle Fusion Middleware or similar products in a production environment
    • Hands on experience in application performance monitoring
    • Hands on experience evaluating and installing of patches/security updates to Oracle or other COTS products
    • Hands on experience deploying Java applications into production environments
    • Hands on experience writing detailed deployment instructions
    • Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance. An interim clearance may be considered.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience maintaining Oracle Siebel CRM products
    • Experience maintaining Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL databases
    • Experience maintaining Microsoft Sharepoint sites
    • Experience maintaining Microsoft Dynamics applications
    • Knowledge of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) security guidelines
    • Experience supporting system development, integration and test environments
    • Knowledge of software development methodologies, practices, and tools
    • Experience working in agile development environments
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment



    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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