Senior Systems Administrator

Hurlburt Field, FL
Mar 21, 2017
Apr 24, 2017
Full Time

Installs, configures, tests and maintains; server- and web-based systems on multiple enclaves to include on-premise and cloud (AWS), distributed applications, storage area network devices, messaging applications, and monitors items required to ensure functionality of systems in garrison and at deployed locations. Accomplishes system-wide backups and data recovery to ensure continued operations throughout the enterprise. Perform troubleshooting, fault isolation, root cause analysis, and provide corrective actions with validation of system operability. Utilizes enterprise tools to apply security patches and updates, to include Information Assurance Vulnerability Assessments (IAVA), Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNO) and Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO). Maintains baseline configurations and performs approved modifications. Documents processes, incidents, changes, Authorized Service Interruptions (ASI), and submits reports in response to unscheduled outages. Briefs leadership on courses of action for issue resolutions, manages projects, identifies risks, creates implementation guides and roll back plans. Performs account lifecycle management to include creation, modification, and deletion of user accounts and system access. Documents work accomplished in the trouble ticket system. Creates and reviews records in a problem management or knowledge management database and assigns priorities with assigned functional area. Coordinates with numerous functional areas to ensure timely completion of activities. Provides training and guidance to less advanced administrators. Applicants must have customer service skills which include the ability to meet goals in a timely manner, while being action-oriented, taking ownership, managing their time wisely and working effectively both independently and in a team environment.


1. Acts as the Subject Matter Expert for provided services and mentors Jr. Sys admin2. Experience with O&M processes and services a must3. Proficient in managing and maintaining Windows, Database, and RedHat Linux Servers4. Proficient in managing and maintaining Plone Servers, HAProxy, Varnish and NGINX5. SharePoint 2007 experience required, SharePoint 2010 experience preferred6. Competent to work at a high technical level on all phases of systems maintenance activities7. Experience with Mobile Device Management Server required (AirWatch preferred)8. Experience with Apple/IOS products highly desired9. Experience with Application signing for iOS mobile applications highly desired10. Experience with Apple Configurator, Xcode and OS X highly desired11. Experience with Identity Providers (IDP) and Single Sign On (SSO) desired12. VMware experience required13. Proficient in Power Shell or other scripting language required14. Good communication skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through15. Experience with creating documentation to include build guides, Tech Bulletins, Standard Operating Procedures required16. Familiarization with Agile/Scrum methodologies a plus Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

Must meet DoD 8570.01 IAT Level-I requirements to start, IAT Level-II preferred (Sec+ CE)

MCSA or RHCSA certification required within 6 months of hire

ITIL v3 Foundation certification a plus


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