System Administrator

Employer
ECS Federal, LLC
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Sep 20, 2020
Closes
Sep 30, 2020
Ref
1233480692
Hours
Full Time
ECS is seeking a System Administrator to work in our Fairfax, VA office. Job Description: ECS is seeking a mid-level Systems Administrator to work as a member of a team managing and maintaining multiple network enclaves to support the DoD community. The candidate will provide support to a team developing, maintaining, creating, documenting, and installing network and enclave infrastructure for a broad range of datasets, research objectives, applications, and programming requirements. This is a demanding, high-energy position requiring innovative solutions to network, hardware, and software problems. The candidate will perform software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. The candidate will schedule installations and upgrades and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures and will monitor and tune the system to achieve optimum performance levels. The candidate will have experience with data storage, standards, and structuring of large databases, specializing in database physical structure and functional capabilities, efficiency, security, back-up, and recovery specifications. The candidate will also manage server access for multiple, simultaneous, external vendors ie, Government, academia, and industry. The candidate must have strong problem-solving skills. The job is located in Fairfax VA, with frequent local trips to Ashburn, VA and other locations in the National Capital Region. Periodic short-term travel (less than 10%) worldwide is required. Required Skills: Must be a US Citizen. Bachelors plus 3 years experience and Associate with 8 years experience Must have the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance Install and configure software and hardware Provide technical support to network servers and IT systems. (Windows & Linux) Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) STIG requirements Experience working with and deploying solutions in production use customer Windows and Linux environments. Experience reporting/briefing status to leadership in person and via telecons. Ability to pick up technologies quickly and document recommendations for customer and management approval. Server access management for multiple dispersed users Collaborate with Cloud Service Providers to design, implement, and maintain customer solutions. Write/edit and execute technical documents including, but not limited to: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), CONOPS, and other documents as required. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills and be customer-service and career/growth-oriented Desired Skills: Web server administration (IIS, Apache, NGINX, etc.) DevOps technologies Storage technologies and procedures/concepts Patch management solutions System orchestration (Puppet, Ansible, etc.) ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.