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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Req #: R133047


  • US - CO, Colorado Springs

In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for.

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented System Administration Intern to join our team! In this role you will get to provide system administration and operational support in an Agile environment for Space programs.  Note that all of our interns are hands-on and act as an integral part of our project teams.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Provide general day-to-day operational support
  • Complete system builds and deployments (physical/virtual)
  • Monitor systems and troubleshoot identified issues
  • Support account management; account creation, password resets
  • Script and automate tasks utilizing Puppet and Ansible
  • Support patch management and system maintenance tasks
  • Support asset management activities

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Must be eligible for a government security clearance which requires proof of US citizenship
  • Student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Rising Junior or Senior preferably
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Work is On-Site in Colorado Springs only.  No Remote work.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • System Administration skills in Red Hat Linux
  • System Administration skills in Windows Server/Workstation
  • Knowledge and experience with VMware and virtualization
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting server/workstations
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Windows Powershell and Unix shell for troubleshooting and automation of routine tasks
  • Experience with account management and authentication/authorization software e.g. Active Directory
  • High level of self-motivation, ability to define, manage, and prioritize tasks in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with changing priorities
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills; customer service skills

Parsons is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

Ready to join our team as an intern this summer?

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.

Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.

Salary Range: 

$20.38 - $35.67

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as 401K!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements. 

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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