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Systems Administrator - TS/SCI Clearance

OBXtek

Job Description

OBXtek is searching for a Systems Administrator to work for the Department of Treasury.


This person is responsible for architecting, planning, configuring, installing and engineering solutions for Windows servers, LAN/WAN systems, and telecommunication systems. This position will respond to escalated systems alerts, investigates and recovers hardware/software failures, identification and resolution of service-level problems, and the identification and support of mission-critical tasks and the education of other support and operations personnel.


Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain robust, stable and secure server environment
  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security and performance requirements and assist in capacity planning
  • Investigate and resolve system problems or performance issues
  • Proactively identify areas that need improvement and develop solutions to address them
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis to maintain a stable and secure environment using automated and manual tools
  • Upgrade and manage administrative tools and utilities
  • Develop and maintain team documentation
  • Support network operations, monitoring, problem diagnosis/repair, and traffic analysis
  • Direct customer interaction/assistance will be required
  • Tier-3 support as required

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with VMware, NETApp, Exchange, and Citrix
  • Maintain Citrix Xen Desktop/App virtual images
  • Provide operations support for Active Directory and Exchange in a multi-site domain
  • Maintain and administer system monitoring solutions to include Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Operation Manager (SCOM)
  • Extensive experience with database administration
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills including root-cause analysis
  • Self motivated and directed with keen attention to detail

Job Requirements

Must be a US Citizen and have a current security clearance at TS with current read-in SCI eligibility.

Immediate family members must also be US Citizens (immediate family is defined as Mother, Father, Brother, Sister, Spouse, Children, or co-habitant).

  • 1+ years in support of a civilian federal government agency in a TS/SCI environment.
  • Must be able to communicate both orally and in writing at a management level.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong writing skills
  • Experience managing compliance with license agreements
  • Experience controlling and monitoring user access to the system
  • Experience monitoring and optimizing the performance of the MS Windows Based system
  • Experience planning, executing, and maintaining backup and recovery of the system
  • Experience writing functional requirements and preparing functional designs

Education

  • Associates or 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or related field OR equivalent experience of 3+ years
  • Experience in hardware, software and troubleshooting of critical IT systems
  • Preferred certifications in VCP (VMWare), Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)

  • Passed a Microsoft Server Certification Test for Server 2008R2 or 2012, Preferred MCSA 2008 R2 or MCSA 2012 (Windows)
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Location US-DC-Washington
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 searching for a Systems Administrator to work for the Department of Treasury.


This person is responsible for architecting, planning, configuring, installing and engineering solutions for Windows servers, LAN/WAN systems, and telecommunication systems. This position will respond to escalated systems alerts, investigates and recovers hardware/software failures, identification and resolution of service-level problems, and the identification and support of mission-critical tasks and the education of other support and operations personnel.


Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain robust, stable and secure server environment
  • Ensure system stability, scalability, security and performance requirements and assist in capacity planning
  • Investigate and resolve system problems or performance issues
  • Proactively identify areas that need improvement and develop solutions to address them
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis to maintain a stable and secure environment using automated and manual tools
  • Upgrade and manage administrative tools and utilities
  • Develop and maintain team documentation
  • Support network operations, monitoring, problem diagnosis/repair, and traffic analysis
  • Direct customer interaction/assistance will be required
  • Tier-3 support as required

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with VMware, NETApp, Exchange, and Citrix
  • Maintain Citrix Xen Desktop/App virtual images
  • Provide operations support for Active Directory and Exchange in a multi-site domain
  • Maintain and administer system monitoring solutions to include Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Operation Manager (SCOM)
  • Extensive experience with database administration
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills including root-cause analysis
  • Self motivated and directed with keen attention to detail

Job Requirements

Must be a US Citizen and have a current security clearance at TS with current read-in SCI eligibility.

Immediate family members must also be US Citizens (immediate family is defined as Mother, Father, Brother, Sister, Spouse, Children, or co-habitant).

  • 1+ years in support of a civilian federal government agency in a TS/SCI environment.
  • Must be able to communicate both orally and in writing at a management level.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong writing skills
  • Experience managing compliance with license agreements
  • Experience controlling and monitoring user access to the system
  • Experience monitoring and optimizing the performance of the MS Windows Based system
  • Experience planning, executing, and maintaining backup and recovery of the system
  • Experience writing functional requirements and preparing functional designs

Education

  • Associates or 4-year degree in computer science, information technology, or related field OR equivalent experience of 3+ years
  • Experience in hardware, software and troubleshooting of critical IT systems
  • Preferred certifications in VCP (VMWare), Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)

  • Passed a Microsoft Server Certification Test for Server 2008R2 or 2012, Preferred MCSA 2008 R2 or MCSA 2012 (Windows)
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