System Administrator / Engineer (Job Code 3635)
Job Description System Administrator/Engineer Only those candidates possessing an active security clearance will be reviewed Praxis, Inc., a leading-edge technology company providing high-quality engineering and IT services to government and industry, is searching for a System Administrator/Engineer to work on various projects within our Engineering and Technical Services Group in the Washington DC locale. Responsibilities Maintain physical- and cyber- security, perform risk assessment, incident response, and accreditation for multiple systems in a DoD environment Gain a thorough understanding of the Government environment, unique needs and applications, to be able to troubleshoot and address PC hardware and software issues in a timely fashion Coordinate technical activities in support of Department of Defense (DoD)/United States Navy (USN) security compliance management in accordance with NIST RMF and DoDI 8510.01 Identifies, evaluates, and prioritizes customer problems and complaints to ensure that inquiries are resolved appropriately Support the acquisition, scheduling, testing, and installation of cybersecurity system updates and application patches to produce the enhanced security desired without adversely affecting the performance functional capabilities of the system Performs administrative tasks and other activities as assigned (eg, document management, scripts, SOPs) Acquire and maintain a highly competent level of knowledge on relevant products, current support policies, and methods of support delivery Incorporate cybersecurity processes into existing system administration processes Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field preferred or equivalent experience Minimum of three(3) years' experience in Mac/Windows/Linux hardware and software support Thorough understanding of TCP/IP networking and Windows Active Directory environment Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures and techniques Ability to install, configure and maintain personal computers, networks and related hardware and software Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members Strong written and oral communication Desired Skills Ability to solve complex technical problems Ability to learn and support new systems and applications IAT Certification (eg A+, Security+, Network+, CISSP) Experience with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT) Self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner Familiarity with the following applications and operating systems preferred: o Microsoft Windows and Active Directory o Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline (SHB) o MacOS o MS Exchange Server o MS Office 2013/2016 o Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) o Linux OS Ubuntu/Redhat/other distributions Familiarity with DoDD 8140.01 Cyberspace Workforce Management Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen Selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements associated with access to classified information A SECRET level DOD security clearance is required at time of hire Praxis, Inc. offers a professional working environment, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package including paid personal leave and holidays, salary deferrals into a 401(k) matching plan with instant vesting on company contributions, tuition reimbursement, a short/long term disability plan, and medical, dental, and vision insurance. Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon the qualifying applicant undergoing a comprehensive background check. Submittals without salary requirements may not be reviewed. Praxis, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status or veteran status. Praxis, Inc. promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. Company Description Praxis was founded in 1987 specifically to apply innovative and streamlined approaches to the development of advanced technology aerospace systems. Our success is clearly reflected by a rapid growth in capabilities, resources, and responsibilities. An experienced, motivated, and innovative company, Praxis provides a variety of systems engineering and technical support services for aerospace, remote sensing, and ground systems. Praxis provides an experienced, multidisciplinary staff dedicated to fulfilling our clients' requirements. Our streamlined managerial and engineering approach focuses on three parallel goals: -Developing and delivering exceptional engineering solutions -Delivering high-quality, cost-effective engineering services -Hiring and retaining skilled and motivated personnel Praxis has provided technical and programmatic services for a range of space missions (shuttle, expendable launch vehicle, and sounding rockets), science instruments and payloads, balloon and aircraft payloads, mission planning, and ground support equipment. Our core competencies include systems engineering; program planning; guidance, navigation, and control; mechanical and electrical systems design; integration and test; launch vehicle and payload integration; and ground systems design and integration. Our staff includes experienced and knowledgeable support personnel such as technical writers, graphics and multimedia personnel, and web-based enterprise network specialists.