AWS Systems Administrator with Security Clearance

Employer
Praescient Analytics
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
May 18, 2022
Closes
May 28, 2022
Ref
528234733
Hours
Full Time
Praescient Analytics, LLC is a Veteran-led, certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) founded in 2011 which specializes in implementing advanced analytics solutions across the defense, intelligence, and law enforcement communities. With over 40 contracts across 6 continents, over 70% of our employees are veterans and or have intel/law enforcement experience. We fully understand the unique challenges of our clients and work to identify, vet, implement, and enhance commercial and proprietary technologies to provide full scope solutions, because we have been there. Praescient has extensive experience designing, developing, and integrating solutions for customers including the US Army, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), US Navy (USN), US Marine Corps (USMC), US Coast Guard (USCG), Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), intelligence community, and local law enforcement agencies, among others. This project supporting the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) provides Information Technology (IT)-based efforts required to support Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) for technology and concept development. DoD's intelligence mission is to provide accurate, relevant, and timely data and intelligence to tactical, operational, and strategic decision makers across the Combatant Commands, nuclear, conventional, and Special Operations Forces. Decision superiority is the competitive advantage, enabled by an ongoing situational awareness that allows commanders and their forces to make informed decisions and implement them as fast and effectively as the situation warrants. The purpose of this effort is to advance the state of the art in Big Data, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and advanced analytics to enhance the DoD's and the IC's information processes and technical architectures. Praescient Analytics is in search of a Systems Administrator to monitor system health, troubleshoot system problems, maintain storage systems, interface with other parts of the team for hardware, network, and infrastructure support, provide after-hours on-call/call-in support on a rotational basis, ensure system security requirements are satisfied, create/maintain system scripts, patch/upgrade system, and administer user accounts Required Qualifications * A Bachelor's degree and 9 years of relevant experience OR a Master's degree with 7 years of relevant experience OR a PhD with 4 years of relevant experience; An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement * Security+ Certification * Experience working with Linux Environments * Knowledge of scripting languages, such as Bash and Python * Strong problem solving, analytical, and technical troubleshooting skills * Experience with Git for Source Control * Understanding and willingness to work in a DevSecOps-oriented environment with an Infrastructure as Code mindset * Experience using Active Directory, LDAP * TS/SCI Desired Qualifications * Technical experience and knowledge of distributed storage networks, routing and application messaging frameworks. * Demonstrated knowledge of analytical needs and requirements, query syntax, data flows, and traffic manipulation. * Experience with Splunk Dashboards * Experience provisioning and sustaining network infrastructures and have experience developing operations and management networks required to operate in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN enabled environment. * Experience with NiFi, HA Proxy, Docker, Kubernetes, Spark, and Elastic Search * Experience provisioning and sustaining network infrastructures and have experience developing, operations, and managing networks required to operate in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN enabled environment. * Experience with Certification & Accreditation processes What you can expect from us * Real opportunity for career growth in an environment where your achievements will be celebrated * Constant collaboration with numerous teams to ensure client success * A team that respects and embraces your ideas and expertise * Coworkers that are motivated by pursuing excellence, rather than the prospect of personal gain * A workplace dedicated to supporting and bettering public safety and government agencies Benefits * Very competitive salary based on qualifications and experience * Comprehensive, Company paid United Health Care Medical for you and your family (We pay your premiums and deductibles) * 401(k) & 4% matching * Travel & performance incentives * 3 weeks paid time off (plus Federal Holidays) * $5K annual training allowance * $500 book allowance * Tuition reimbursement program Praescient Analytics is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all. Employees and applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, legally protected physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or status in the uniformed services of the United States, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, or on any other basis which is protected under applicable law. This includes a commitment to provide a work environment that is free from all forms of illegal harassment including sexual harassment. * This covers all terms and conditions of employment including (but not limited to): * Hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, or demotion of all job classifications; * Recruiting, advertising or solicitation for employment; * Treatment during employment; * Rates of pay or other forms of compensation; * Benefits; * Selection for training; * Company sponsored social and recreational activities; and * Layoff or termination Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship Required Praescient Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested Candidates: Please forward your resume to and please visit our website to apply online at /x/openings.

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