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Senior Systems/Network Administrator

OBXtek

Job Description

OBXtek is currently staffing for a Senior Systems/Network Administrator who will have these overreaching responsibilities:


> Develop, tests, implement and maintain computer operating system and related software and establishes and implements standards for computer operations.

> Troubleshoot software, operating system and networking problems.

Schedules, performs and monitors system backups. Installs, and maintains network equipment and devices.

> Manage and administers operating systems installed on physical and virtual assets supporting a variety of operating systems.

> Perform installations, maintenance, support, administration, troubleshooting, configuration, and other system/server administrative activities.

> Manage and administers IT security tools and software products.

Duties will include but not be limited to to following:

  • Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
  • Manage day-to-day IT operations processes pertaining to IT service operations, IT engineering activities and continual service improvement across customer enterprise.
  • Perform system administration duties to include troubleshooting of information system errors
  • Responsible for network address assignment, routing protocols, and routing table configuration as well as configuration of authentication and authorization services. Performs maintenance of network servers: file servers, intrusion detection systems, routers, switches, etc.
  • Maintains the hardware and software that comprises the network (data, voice and video) including the deployment, maintenance and monitoring of active network gear; switches, routers, firewalls, and appliances
  • Performs anti-virus definitions updates, and patch management. Manages policy, files shares, backups and restores, etc.
  • Directs compilation of records and reports concerning systems operations.  Troubleshoots performance issues.  Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions. 
  • Monitors and responds to complex technical hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures to restrict unauthorized use of data systems and databases
  • Ensure users have need-to-know for the data they are accessing
  • Installs new and existing hardware/software. Manages disaster recovery functions for information systems
  • Support, maintain and administer third party applications
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on all hardware on a routine and scheduled basis
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems
  • Enforce change management and compliance processes
  • Work as a technical resource on assigned projects
  • Independent analysis, communication, and problem solving
  • Answering questions about installation, operation, configuration, and customization.
  • Applying advanced diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes and recommend solutions to correct common failures.
  • Specific support consists of troubleshooting hardware, software, and network related issues encountered by users.

Job Requirements

Active Secret Clearance

Current Security+ Certification

Computer Operating System Certification, one or more of the following:

  • Microsoft - MCSA, MCSD, MCSE, GCWN
  • Linux – CompTIA, GCUX, RHCSA
  • Solaris - OCA, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator 

Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience administering systems and networks
  • Experience with Windows, Linux and UNIX operating systems
  • Experience in alternatives analyses and implementing complex technical solutions
  • Experience implementing new and emerging IT technologies and applications

Education:


Bachelor Degree (or no degree and 16 years of experience administering systems and networks)

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Location US-MD-Patuxent River
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical
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OBXtek
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N/A
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IT & Technical
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Job Description

OBXtek is currently staffing for a Senior Systems/Network Administrator who will have these overreaching responsibilities:


> Develop, tests, implement and maintain computer operating system and related software and establishes and implements standards for computer operations.

> Troubleshoot software, operating system and networking problems.

Schedules, performs and monitors system backups. Installs, and maintains network equipment and devices.

> Manage and administers operating systems installed on physical and virtual assets supporting a variety of operating systems.

> Perform installations, maintenance, support, administration, troubleshooting, configuration, and other system/server administrative activities.

> Manage and administers IT security tools and software products.

Duties will include but not be limited to to following:

  • Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
  • Manage day-to-day IT operations processes pertaining to IT service operations, IT engineering activities and continual service improvement across customer enterprise.
  • Perform system administration duties to include troubleshooting of information system errors
  • Responsible for network address assignment, routing protocols, and routing table configuration as well as configuration of authentication and authorization services. Performs maintenance of network servers: file servers, intrusion detection systems, routers, switches, etc.
  • Maintains the hardware and software that comprises the network (data, voice and video) including the deployment, maintenance and monitoring of active network gear; switches, routers, firewalls, and appliances
  • Performs anti-virus definitions updates, and patch management. Manages policy, files shares, backups and restores, etc.
  • Directs compilation of records and reports concerning systems operations.  Troubleshoots performance issues.  Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions. 
  • Monitors and responds to complex technical hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures to restrict unauthorized use of data systems and databases
  • Ensure users have need-to-know for the data they are accessing
  • Installs new and existing hardware/software. Manages disaster recovery functions for information systems
  • Support, maintain and administer third party applications
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on all hardware on a routine and scheduled basis
  • Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems
  • Enforce change management and compliance processes
  • Work as a technical resource on assigned projects
  • Independent analysis, communication, and problem solving
  • Answering questions about installation, operation, configuration, and customization.
  • Applying advanced diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes and recommend solutions to correct common failures.
  • Specific support consists of troubleshooting hardware, software, and network related issues encountered by users.

Job Requirements

Active Secret Clearance

Current Security+ Certification

Computer Operating System Certification, one or more of the following:

  • Microsoft - MCSA, MCSD, MCSE, GCWN
  • Linux – CompTIA, GCUX, RHCSA
  • Solaris - OCA, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator 

Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience administering systems and networks
  • Experience with Windows, Linux and UNIX operating systems
  • Experience in alternatives analyses and implementing complex technical solutions
  • Experience implementing new and emerging IT technologies and applications

Education:


Bachelor Degree (or no degree and 16 years of experience administering systems and networks)

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