Seeking a Linux Systems Administrator experienced in modern virtualized environment operations and posturing of primarily Linux and some Windows systems for compliance with strict security policies and procedures in support of the MDSC. RESPONSIBILITIES: Establishes and maintains user accounts, assigns file permissions and establishes password and account policies; installs, upgrades, configures, tests, maintains and supports operating system software in a production environment. Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. Reviews performance logs and monitors system performance. Troubleshoots and resolves system hardware, software and communications problems; creates shell programs and utility scripts; performs configurations and adjustments to enhance database file capacity; performs automated and manual backup and restore processes. Installs, configures and tests software packages. Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values. Provides user support and may conducts user software and hardware training to formulate technology solutions and ensure the effective safeguarding and sharing of enterprise data. Evaluates requests for hardware and software; researches and recommends solutions to technology needs, compatible with the client‘s technology architecture and infrastructure and resource constraints. Performs and/or oversees 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. Performs and/or oversees 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. Provides team leadership and technical guidance to less experienced systems administrators. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Must have a bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related discipline and at least 7-9 years previous experience with various Linux/Windows systems and related networking (TCP/IP, DNS, Active Directory). Microsoft certifications and vulnerability scanning experience is required. Must have CompTIA Security + with continuing education prior to hire. Candidates must have at least an active secret level DOD clearance; A Top Secret clearance or the ability to obtain. Experience in configuring an HBSS site, PKI, security patch management, IAVAs, and STIGs. Experience utilizing ACAS Familiarity with RMF accreditation of classified systems. Experience with Microsoft SCCM, Symantec Netbackup, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMWare, and Remedy software (Action Request System). Audio visual and Video Teleconference (VTC) experience (AMX and Cisco Codec). Ability to work and excel in a team-oriented collaborative environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.
US-Schriever Air Force Base-CO-COLORADO SPRINGS