Senior Systems/Network Administrator

Patuxent River, MD
Nov 20, 2020
Nov 23, 2020
Full Time
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Senior Systems/Network Administrator who will have these overreaching responsibilities: > Develop, tests, implement and maintain computer operating system and related software and establishes and implements standards for computer operations. > Troubleshoot software, operating system and networking problems. Schedules, performs and monitors system backups. Installs, and maintains network equipment and devices. > Manage and administers operating systems installed on physical and virtual assets supporting a variety of operating systems. > Perform installations, maintenance, support, administration, troubleshooting, configuration, and other system/server administrative activities. > Manage and administers IT security tools and software products . Duties will include but not be limited to to following: Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications. Manage day-to-day IT operations processes pertaining to IT service operations, IT engineering activities and continual service improvement across customer enterprise. Perform system administration duties to include troubleshooting of information system errors Responsible for network address assignment, routing protocols, and routing table configuration as well as configuration of authentication and authorization services. Performs maintenance of network servers: file servers, intrusion detection systems, routers, switches, etc. Maintains the hardware and software that comprises the network (data, voice and video) including the deployment, maintenance and monitoring of active network gear; switches, routers, firewalls, and appliances Performs anti-virus definitions updates, and patch management. Manages policy, files shares, backups and restores, etc. Directs compilation of records and reports concerning systems operations. Troubleshoots performance issues. Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity planning solutions. Monitors and responds to complex technical hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance. Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures to restrict unauthorized use of data systems and databases Ensure users have need-to-know for the data they are accessing Installs new and existing hardware/software. Manages disaster recovery functions for information systems Support, maintain and administer third party applications Perform routine preventative maintenance on all hardware on a routine and scheduled basis Perform network troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common network problems Enforce change management and compliance processes Work as a technical resource on assigned projects Independent analysis, communication, and problem solving Answering questions about installation, operation, configuration, and customization. Applying advanced diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes and recommend solutions to correct common failures. Specific support consists of troubleshooting hardware, software, and network related issues encountered by users. Job Requirements: Active Secret Clearance Current Security+ Certification Computer Operating System Certification, one or more of the following: Microsoft - MCSA, MCSD, MCSE, GCWN Linux CompTIA, GCUX, RHCSA Solaris - OCA, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator Experience: 10+ years of experience administering systems and networks Experience with Windows, Linux and UNIX operating systems Experience in alternatives analyses and implementing complex technical solutions Experience implementing new and emerging IT technologies and applications Education: Bachelor Degree (or no degree and 16 years of experience administering systems and networks)