System Administrator [2021-128]

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• Responsible for the internal or customer administration, maintenance and management of capacity resources for computers at the operating system and infrastructure level.

• Builds, configures, troubleshoots and integrates new and existing servers to provide service enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure upgrades.

• Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space.

• Recommends software and hardware enhancements, diagnoses and corrects issues, defines and implements new services with the goal of achieving maximum server uptime and availability for the customers.

• Responsible for monitoring performance, system usage.

• Contributes towards the Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP), backup systems and disk configurations.

• Conducts system analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies.

Required Skills:

• Minimum 2 years of experience working in a Linux/Unix/Microsoft environment.

• Performs performance analysis on Operating Systems including Microsoft and/or RHEL (7 & 8).

• Minimum 2 years of experience with application administration.

• Familiar with build automation (kickstart, ansible, Chef, Bash).

• Familiarity with Bash scripting.

• Experience with relational databases such as Marklogic, MariaDB.

• Experience with Linux network configurations (NIC and network configurations).

• Experience with virtualization (KVM or VMWare hypervisor).

• Experience managing system services.

• Experience with Satellite Server/Spacewalk capabilities

• Experience with LDAP/Active Directory (IPA).

• Experience with SEIM Tools (like Splunk).

• Familiarity with Firewall/ACL concepts, and concepts of TCP/UDP ports.

• Familiarity with Docker (container, just concepts), or some container orchestration experience like Kubernetes.

• Recommends and implements engineering design changes required to adapt technical requirements.

• Performs daily review of relevant system logs and identifies problem areas or trends and takes the proper action and generates required reports.

• Support reviews, development, creation, and redline of plant-in-place documentation of tables, specifications, characteristics, schedules, diagrams, rack elevations, and other technical data elements.

• Support critical operations during standard and non-standard working hours.

• Generates, collects, redlines, incorporates, and produces system documentation as required.

• Provide support for CCBs/ERBs.

• Business travel up to 10%

• Work will be performed on site

• DOD 8570.01M IAT 2 certification is required.

Additional Skills:

• Experience in the management of directory services (AD, LDAP), interfaces and middleware.

• System administration experience in support of system security requirements.

• Previous experience supporting DoD/government customers.

• Experience with build automation (kickstart, ansible, Chef, Bash).

• Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD), DevSecOps, build management, and/or automated test frameworks.

• Familiarity with REST API.

• Experience in Agile software development lifecycle.

• Experience with server hardware configurations (ILO, SmartArray, RAID, etc.).

• Experience with DevOps tools (Ansible, Packer, etc.).

• Hardware/software requirement verification/system validation experience.

• Demonstrated ability to work and grow in a dynamic, fast paced, team-oriented environment.

• Demonstrated self-starter - efficient in achieving goals and proactive in pursuing subsequent tasks.

• Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance is strongly desired.

• DOD 8570.01M IAT 3 certification.

Bachelor Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience OR Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.

See "Degree"

Colorado Springs, CO

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