Systems Administrator IV

  • location: Lorton, VA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $38.16 - $48.16 per hour

job description

Systems Administrator IV

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Description :

Job Title: System Administration

Number of Positions: 1

Job Location: Lorton, VA

Job Description:

  • This position is for a System Administration on the ESA V program. ESA V is an IT applications and infrastructure services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice (DOJ).
  • The program provides a range of IT services, including software application support, enterprise infrastructure support, service desk, ITSM, deskside support, workstation engineering and maintenance, telecommunications and mobility engineering services, managed print services, Active Directory services, and video conferencing.
  • This customer unit is responsible for providing field communications support to their field agents, officers and investigators worldwide.
  • This position will provide system administration services to manage and maintain the equipment, networks and web applications that support the field communications systems deployed by our customer.
  • Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm.
  • The candidate will be skilled in Windows Server 2012 R2 and later, CentOS 7 and later, BigFix patch management, Active Directory, Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Internet Information Services (IIS), OpenSSL, VMWare vSphere, VMWare vCenter Server, Windows 10, secure network architectures, hardware procurement/maintenance, system/network management tools, and backup solutions.
  • This position requires working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate, and will focus on making sure that the customer's needs are met quickly and effectively. He or she will be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills are required to effectively interface with customers to understand requirements, issues and mission needs, and then to be able to translate them into actions.
Responsibilities include:

- Learn a new Government system and provide support for all systems issues.

- Working with the SME to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) support for a mission-critical government system; requiring broad and deep knowledge across the applicable technologies

o Dell PowerEdge R940 servers & iDRAC

o VMWare vSphere & VMWare vCenter Server

o Windows Server 2012 R2 & later

o BigFix Patch Management; deploy patches & fixlets from BigFix to endpoint servers & clients; ensure latest patches are being downloaded; develop maintenance windows to ensure minimal downtime when applying patches, ensure patches are tested prior to being deployed to operational servers & clients

o Active Directory (AD) structure to ensure high availability and data consistency for AD objects, users, groups & organizational units; ensure AD is available for various authentication services used by users and/or equipment

Required Qualifications:

- Experience providing O&M support to complex, mission-critical systems

- Experience working independently and collaboratively to troubleshoot and correct operational issues

- Experience working closely with customers and users to troubleshoot and resolve complex user issues

- Ability to work and brief customers to include senior management

- Extensive experience configuring, implementing and troubleshooting with following technologies:

o Dell PowerEdge R940 servers & iDRAC

o VMWare vSphere & VMWare vCenter Server

o Windows Server 2012 R2 & later

o CentOS 7 & late

Must- Haves (Hard Skills)

skilled in Windows Server 2012 R2 and later, CentOS 7 and later, BigFix patch management, Active Directory, Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS), Internet Information Services (IIS), OpenSSL, VMWare vSphere, VMWare vCenter Server, Windows 10, secure network architectures, hardware procurement/maintenance, system/network management tools, and backup solutions

Must- Haves (Soft Skills)

Ability to work in fast paced environment

Personable and articulate

Degree Requirements

Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline and 3+ years of operating systems experience.

 
location: Lorton, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $38.16 - 48.16 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
o Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS); ensure that domain controller certificates remain current, CRLs are updated, certificates are revoked as needed

o Internet Information Services (IIS); ensure that web services are available for certificate authority information access (AIA) and other services as required

- configuration management process to ensure consistent & secure modifications to equipment configurations

- Maintain and develop technical documentation and diagrams related to the field communications systems equipment & networks

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • VMWARE
  • VSphere

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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