Systems Administrator

Location: Springfield, VA, United States
Date Posted: 09-06-2018
The shift for this opening is 5:30 PM to 5:30 AM. Shifts are worked on a 3on/4off, 4on/3off basis, with days of work being Sunday - Wednesday.   

Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.                                                                                                                                                                                                            
1. Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
2. Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
3. Sets up administrator and service accounts.
4. Maintains system documentation
5. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
6. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
7. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
8. May program in an administrative language.
9. Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
10. Provides advice and training to end-users.
11. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff members.
12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
13. Participates in special projects as required.

Education: 
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications: 
5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.
 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  1. Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in computer, network and storage system administration and support.
  2. Knowledge of related hardware and software i.e. Server, Unix/Linux, Cisco, and Microsoft products.
  3. May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.
  4. Knowledge of basic networking principles (routing, DNS, etc.) and/or system administration (perfmon, services, software installation, etc.) desired.
  5. Working knowledge of enterprise monitoring technologies (BMC BEM/SIM/BPPM, HP NNM, CA eHealth, etc.) and ITSM suites (Remedy, Siebel, HP Service Desk, etc.) desired.
  6. Hands-on experience with one or more of the following technologies strongly desired:
*Microsoft Exchange (2010 preferred) - recipient administration, server administration, monitoring, break-fix, OWA *Netbackup - monitoring scheduled backup jobs, restarting backups, executing restores, verification of backup data integrity *SAN/NAS - monitoring status, basic troubleshooting, space allocation *Virtualization - monitoring or supporting virtual servers and desktops using Citrix and VMWare *Imagery libraries and imagery exploitation systems - Troubleshooting imagery flow, systems interfaces, availability of images and throughput of imagery systems *Experience in technical operations at DOD agencies, particularly NGA and DIA
Lauren Newton
Recruiter
SoundWay Consulting, Inc.
l.newton@soundwayconsulting.com
Office:  571-210-0624, ext 120
 
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