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Systems Administrator - Must have Secret Clearance

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Systems Administrator

Security Clearance Required: Interim Secret or Secret
US Citizenship Required
Locations: Quantico, VA
URL: www.epsilon-inc.com/careers

Position Summary: Provide virtualization, Windows or Linux support and administration for the various systems and servers within the data centers at MCU.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical and administrative support services, including installation, operation, documenting, and maintenance, for network systems and servers running MCU software, to include operating system software such as, Microsoft Server 2012 and higher, Microsoft Windows 2010 and higher, Macintosh OSX-12 and higher, and Red Hat Linux 6.x and higher. Servers are a combination of physical and/or virtual.  Virtual servers are in a VMWare vSphere 6.x or higher virtual environment.
  • Will provide technical assistance during transitions from a physical to a virtual server, including software, virtual desktop interface, software licensing and tracking.
  • Assist with the design, maintenance and operation of a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure based on technology such as VMWare Horizon 6 or higher, using a zero client architecture. This will include the migration and transition planning of all client applications, data, and settings to the new infrastructure while meeting the availability and performance requirements set forth by MCU.
  • Provide versatile technical expertise to install, manage, monitor, and secure network operations technologies such physical and virtual server platforms, storage systems (e.g., NetApp Data OnTap 8.x NAS/SAN), tape backup devices, UPSs, switches, routers, etc. Manage support infrastructure (Active Directory, DNS, accounts, etc.) necessary for operating a Microsoft server environment operating in a virtualized (server and client) data center using VMWare.
  • Troubleshoot software problems for software running on servers or client workstations, including diagnosing problems, recommending solutions, and implementing corrective actions.
  • Conduct backup of system data on at least a daily basis and test recovery based on government approved backup plan.
  • Update all servers and application software in accordance with applicable Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs)/ Operational Directives (OPDIRs), and vendor best practices in a time frame commensurate with government direction.
  • Creates and maintains documentation and establishes backup and recovery procedures.
  • Deploy software through Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) and Group Policy objects.
  • Resolve issues with Active Directory accounts and Exchange mailboxes.
  • Implement the Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) for installed products.
  • Identify non-compliant systems and servers in ACAS and patch and/or update POA&M as required.
  • Troubleshoot Windows OS issues at a Tier 2 or higher level.
Essential Skills, Experience, and Certifications:
  • US Citizenship is a requirement of this position in accordance with 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(2)(C)
  • Must have a DOD 8570 compliant certification (IAT Level II or Higher), such as Security+ CE
  • Current, active Operating System (OS) Certification required: Microsoft Certification, Virtualization/VM Certification, Linux Certification, Cloud Certification, Etc.  
  • Must be willing to obtain a Google App Suite Certification (G Suite) once hired
  • Strong Experience with Windows Servers 2008 R2/2012/2012 R2/2016
  • A broad technical skill set is crucial to being successful in this position.
  • Some hands on experience working with and administration of a virtualized environment is required
  • Experience with VMWare, Hyper-V or other virtualization software
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Experience with a scripting language (BAT, Powershell, VBS, etc) is desireable
  • Experience with Microsoft, Unix/Linux (Specifically RedHat 7), Mac OS operating systems is desirable
  • Strong team player; self-assured, confident, and goal-oriented.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and delegate effectively.
  • Ability to solve problems and translate policies into daily routine operations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Technology industry.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, this position requires the ability to sit for potentially long periods of time throughout the workday. Hearing sufficient to understand conversations, both in person and on the telephone. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components for potentially long periods of time without experiencing abnormal hand, wrist, or eye strain.
  • Work Environment: Includes a typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues, including exposure to heat, cold, inclement weather conditions, and occasional environmental hazards. Local, regional, and national travel may be required.
     
EPSILON BENEFITS:
Voluntary Long-Term Disability
Referral Bonuses
Education reimbursement
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Paid Federal Holidays
AD&D and Life Insurance
Medical, Dental, Vision Plan

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Epsilon is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. EEO/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets.

Please click here to review your rights under EEO policy.

If you are an individual with a disability and need special assistance or reasonable accommodation in applying for employment with Epsilon, Inc., please contact our Recruiting department by phone 828-398-5414 or by email careers@epsilon-inc.com.

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Location US-VA-Quantico
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical
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Job Description


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Systems Administrator

Security Clearance Required: Interim Secret or Secret
US Citizenship Required
Locations: Quantico, VA
URL: www.epsilon-inc.com/careers

Position Summary: Provide virtualization, Windows or Linux support and administration for the various systems and servers within the data centers at MCU.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical and administrative support services, including installation, operation, documenting, and maintenance, for network systems and servers running MCU software, to include operating system software such as, Microsoft Server 2012 and higher, Microsoft Windows 2010 and higher, Macintosh OSX-12 and higher, and Red Hat Linux 6.x and higher. Servers are a combination of physical and/or virtual.  Virtual servers are in a VMWare vSphere 6.x or higher virtual environment.
  • Will provide technical assistance during transitions from a physical to a virtual server, including software, virtual desktop interface, software licensing and tracking.
  • Assist with the design, maintenance and operation of a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure based on technology such as VMWare Horizon 6 or higher, using a zero client architecture. This will include the migration and transition planning of all client applications, data, and settings to the new infrastructure while meeting the availability and performance requirements set forth by MCU.
  • Provide versatile technical expertise to install, manage, monitor, and secure network operations technologies such physical and virtual server platforms, storage systems (e.g., NetApp Data OnTap 8.x NAS/SAN), tape backup devices, UPSs, switches, routers, etc. Manage support infrastructure (Active Directory, DNS, accounts, etc.) necessary for operating a Microsoft server environment operating in a virtualized (server and client) data center using VMWare.
  • Troubleshoot software problems for software running on servers or client workstations, including diagnosing problems, recommending solutions, and implementing corrective actions.
  • Conduct backup of system data on at least a daily basis and test recovery based on government approved backup plan.
  • Update all servers and application software in accordance with applicable Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs)/ Operational Directives (OPDIRs), and vendor best practices in a time frame commensurate with government direction.
  • Creates and maintains documentation and establishes backup and recovery procedures.
  • Deploy software through Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) and Group Policy objects.
  • Resolve issues with Active Directory accounts and Exchange mailboxes.
  • Implement the Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) for installed products.
  • Identify non-compliant systems and servers in ACAS and patch and/or update POA&M as required.
  • Troubleshoot Windows OS issues at a Tier 2 or higher level.
Essential Skills, Experience, and Certifications:
  • US Citizenship is a requirement of this position in accordance with 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(2)(C)
  • Must have a DOD 8570 compliant certification (IAT Level II or Higher), such as Security+ CE
  • Current, active Operating System (OS) Certification required: Microsoft Certification, Virtualization/VM Certification, Linux Certification, Cloud Certification, Etc.  
  • Must be willing to obtain a Google App Suite Certification (G Suite) once hired
  • Strong Experience with Windows Servers 2008 R2/2012/2012 R2/2016
  • A broad technical skill set is crucial to being successful in this position.
  • Some hands on experience working with and administration of a virtualized environment is required
  • Experience with VMWare, Hyper-V or other virtualization software
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Experience with a scripting language (BAT, Powershell, VBS, etc) is desireable
  • Experience with Microsoft, Unix/Linux (Specifically RedHat 7), Mac OS operating systems is desirable
  • Strong team player; self-assured, confident, and goal-oriented.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and delegate effectively.
  • Ability to solve problems and translate policies into daily routine operations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Technology industry.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, this position requires the ability to sit for potentially long periods of time throughout the workday. Hearing sufficient to understand conversations, both in person and on the telephone. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components for potentially long periods of time without experiencing abnormal hand, wrist, or eye strain.
  • Work Environment: Includes a typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues, including exposure to heat, cold, inclement weather conditions, and occasional environmental hazards. Local, regional, and national travel may be required.
     
EPSILON BENEFITS:
Voluntary Long-Term Disability
Referral Bonuses
Education reimbursement
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Paid Federal Holidays
AD&D and Life Insurance
Medical, Dental, Vision Plan

View more Careers at EPSILON
URL: www.epsilon-inc.com/careers
Follow us on: LinkedIn | Twitter | google+

 

Epsilon is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. EEO/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets.

Please click here to review your rights under EEO policy.

If you are an individual with a disability and need special assistance or reasonable accommodation in applying for employment with Epsilon, Inc., please contact our Recruiting department by phone 828-398-5414 or by email careers@epsilon-inc.com.

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