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Systems Administrator #237

Engineering | Springfield, VA | Full Time

Job Description

*****Security Clearance required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph*****


The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related ITEMS UFS infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling mission success.


We seek to build a team of system administrators who can perform multiple functions. We understand that people have specialties, but seek people open to cross training and willing to apply their skills in multiple arears.
Qualified individuals will have experience in one or more of the following areas:
Desktop Image Management
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Support Services
Home Directory and Profile Support Services
Print, Fax and Scan Support Services 
Unified Communications Support Services
E-mail Support Services
Desktop Software Support Services
Desktop Entity Support Services
Domain Services
Directory, Authentication and Account Mgmt- O&S - Expanded 12x5
Domain Name Services
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Patch Management (Windows)

Operations and Support

Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.
Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
Provide Tier II & III/other support per request from various constituencies.  Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures.  Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.
Maintenance
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.
Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.  Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
Create and maintain documentation to help train employees resolve day to day issues and  knowledge transfer.
Identify and execute process improvements and other enhancements that improve operational efficiency.  

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
Security +
Meet the qualifications of one of the customer specified levels (0-4) 

Skills & Tasks:  

Complex - develops new concepts and processes. Analyzes root causes and resolves issues. Supports more junior level technicians and specialists in their activities. Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians or specialists.

Individual Work / Teamwork or Leadership / Management: Leadership/ Management - Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and may also lead a task, project or team

Guidance: Requires guidance and direction from more senior level technicians, specialists, and managers only when dealing with new, uncertain situations. Provides guidance to lower level technicians and specialists.

Education/Min Years Experience: HS/GED -- 8 years experience, Associates -- 6 years experience, Bachelors -- 4 years experience, Masters -- 2 years experience, PhD -- 0 years experience