System Administrator

Alexandria, Virginia
Nov 03, 2022
Dec 08, 2022
Full Time

System Administrator

Alexandria, VA

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chronos Operations (CO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chenega Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation based in Anchorage, AK. Belonging to the Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU), Chronos has a culture rooted in integrity, respect, and exceptional performance. Chronos is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, and provides mission-critical services in Advanced Analytics & AI, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Intelligence.

You will support The Army Geospatial Center (AGC) in this important role. AGC has developed a terrain data collection system to enable the collection of High-Resolution Three Dimensional (HR3D) Geospatial Data from an airborne mid-level collection platform. This effort intends to dramatically enhance their collection capability from both a square kilometers per day perspective and an increased collection altitude perspective while maintaining the same quality of data.

The System Administrator provides technical expertise to manage IT systems administration for both unclassified and classified systems, hosted on premises, hybrid-cloud, and cloud environments. This will include IaaS in the cloud environments and infrastructure support for hardware (servers, PCs, and peripherals), Operating Systems (OS) and software.


Work you'll do

As a System Administrator within our US Army Geospatial Center ( AGC) team, you will:
  • Install, maintain, configure, optimize, and secure network operating systems and storage operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and VMware server operating systems.
  • Conduct planning, image testing and deployment, administration, day to day maintenance of desktop and server operating systems, software applications and supporting license servers, and hardware utilized on user workstations and servers, including AGC GISO enterprise applications, like BMC asset management, ticketing system, SolarWinds, and Splunk, et al.
  • Apply appropriate Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and provide the check reports with explanations of the results in a government approved format by DoD and apply and maintain IAVM, SARs, CTO, and other applicable directive compliance in accordance with timelines as specified.
  • Design, implement, and maintain data storage/back-up/recovery, server software and firmware upgrades, and standard server maintenance. Support also includes the design, implementation, and/or on-going sustainment of Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange services.
  • Support and maintain the operating systems, patches, upgrades, and apply Cyber Security requirements for systems
  • Manage government approved versions of UNIX, Linux (RHEL, CentOS, Amazon Linux, Ubuntu), Solaris, Windows (server and workstation), and other operating systems as new requirements arise.
  • Monitor network performance, including the server, network (wired and wireless), and virtualization environments. Support shall include the use of SolarWinds, or approved network monitoring tool, to provide monitoring and alert notifications of mission critical assets. Wireless support is limited to scanning for unauthorized devices.
  • Support business development activities as needed such as technical interviews and technical solution sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • AA/AS degree
  • High school diploma or GED and 2+ additional years of experience may be used in lieu of degree
  • 5+ years of systems administration/vulnerability management experience with the DoD
  • DoD 8570 IAT II required
  • TS/SCI clearance required
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Outgoing team player and self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills with the ability and desire to interact with all users and work closely with other technical staff or independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task effectively under pressure with the ability to frequently re-assess priorities for multiple tasks or projects.
  • Strong time management and resource management capabilities.
  • Operational experience with NIPR, SIPR, JWICS, DDTE, DREN, SDREN, AWS, AWS GovCloud (US), milCloud, SC2S, and/or C2S.
  • Manage Active Directory, configure and manage Windows Network Policy Server (Dot1X, RADIUS), configure Group Policy Objects (GPO), and apply and/or assess operating system, web server, and web application STIGs and SRGs.
  • Windows Server, RHEL, CentOS, and understanding/experience with application of DISA IASE STIGs and SRGs and DoD, Army, and IC policies and procedures.
  • IIS, Splunk, BMC, Ivanti, SolarWinds, ArcGIS, Backup Exec, and HBSS.
  • Experience with NetApp, Quantum, and/or Nimble storage products and cloud storage, like AWS EBS, EFS, S3, S3 IA, and Glacier.
  • Computing environment training or certification in Microsoft, Red Hat, NetApp, Quantum, EMC, Nimble, VMware, Brocade, Juniper, or Cisco.
  • Ability to build, operate, and maintain Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, RHEL, and CentOS 6, 7 servers, including Windows Server 2019.
  • Install, configure, manage, and maintain VMware vSphere 6.x and ESXi, and vCenter.
  • Configure and manage MS SQL and PostgreSQL databases and apply and/or assess database STIGs or SRG.
  • Experience with disaster recovery configurations.
  • Knowledgeable in application transport and network infrastructure protocols (SSL/TLS, DNS, DHCP, NTP, SSH, HTTP/S, SMTP, and Microsoft AD) and possess an understanding of how to support these applications/protocols.
  • Experience with systems and data encryption.
  • Experience with fail-over clusters, load balancing, and data replication technologies.
  • Familiarity with configuring both CISCO and Brocade Fibre Channel switches.
  • Must have advanced working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications with word processing, spreadsheets, database (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook.
  • Must have strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and standards and strong technical knowledge of telecommunications, networks, and PC operating systems.

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. We believe there's always room to learn from entry-level employees to senior leaders.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to our relationships with our clients, team members, and communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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