Linux Systems Administrator

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Sep 06, 2022
Ref
22719
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

NJVC is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to support a large enterprise IT contract for the DOD.

Responsibilities
  • Experience with interacting with customers to handle service inquiries and problems.
  • Provide technical support, administration, and monitoring of Linux, Microsoft, and Mac systems within a VMware virtual environment.
  • Provide support for the implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems.
  • Distinguish isolated user problems from enterprise-wide application/system problems.
  • Perform technical software configuration, rebooting, and other remedial actions on customer servers.
  • Work in a team environment to ensure mission needs are met and ensure the functionality of the capabilities of customers.
  • Provide systems and software operations and maintenance support in a large, multi-enclave enterprise environment.
  • Interact with other administrators to handle service inquiries and problems.
  • Analyze recurring problems and initiate solutions for preventing reoccurrence and analyze existing infrastructure for tuning/performance enhancements.
  • Examine customer problems and suggest and implement appropriate corrective action to initiate a repair or return to service.
  • Coordinate with customers and stakeholders to collect data, conduct analysis, develop, and implement solutions associated with incident tickets and requirements.
  • Develop solutions to complex technical issues.
  • Provide follow-up reports (technical findings, feedback, resolution steps taken) for Root Cause Analysis, engineering technical assessment, and process improvement initiatives.
  • Support customer requirements in a 24/7/365 environment and be able to provide on-call support during outages occurring after hours.
  • Update operations and monitoring documentation for 24/7/365 Operations Watch personnel.
  • Other duties as asasigned.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ years of prior relevant experience or a Master's degree with 4+ years of prior relevant experience. Years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree
  • Candidate must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification requirements (Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, or SSCP)
  • Experience with Tier 2 system administration of server operating systems such as Linux (CentOS, RHEL, or Ubuntu) and Microsoft Server (2012 R2/2016)
  • Experience with Scripting/Automation through Linux Shell scripts, PowerShell, PowerCLI, or other scripting languages
  • Experience troubleshooting issues in a growing environment
  • Experience with log reviews, incident analysis, and identification of issue trends
  • Experience with server patch management methodologies
  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Foundational knowledge of AWS or Azure cloud services and the cloud ecosystem.
  • Familiarity with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) concepts and solutions such as Dell VXRail.
  • Detail-oriented in order to capture customer inquiries appropriately.
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting.
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment.
  • Technical experience with administering Linux and Windows servers within a VMware virtual environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, and previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it.

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