Desktop Systems Administrator – Secret– Al Asad, Iraq

Location
Al Asad
Posted
May 23, 2017
Closes
Jul 01, 2017
Hours
Full Time
1. Manages the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
2. Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
3. Sets up administrator and service accounts.
4. Maintains system documentation
5. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
6. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
7. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
8. May program in an administrative language.
9. Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
10. Provides advice and training to end-users. 
11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned. 
12. Participates in special projects as required.
13. Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support.
14. Knowledge of related hardware and software.
15. May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment.

 

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 2-5 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

 
  1. Must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a Secret Security Clearance. 
  2. Must be able to achieve Security+ CE Certification (or equivalent) within 90 days of hire for positions requiring elevated privileges and ITIL V3 Foundation within six months of hire. 
  3. Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment. 
  4. This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide.
  5. Must be able to pass all pre-deployment requirements (medical, dental, and psychological) and be able to obtain all required immunizations deemed necessary.
The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
 
The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
 
Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.
 
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