Storage Systems Administrator

Silver Spring, Maryland
Nov 29, 2020
Dec 03, 2020
Full Time

Kapsuun Group

Company Job Title: Storage Systems Administrator

Clearance: Secret

Location: Silver Spring, MD

Reports To: Director of Operations

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular

  • The Storage/Systems Administrator will develop and support storage solutions for the NMRC.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop a comprehensive life-cycle management plan for all NMRC's server and data storage devices, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Network (SAN) on both Windows and Linux platforms to include a technology implementation roadmap
  • Develop a backup strategy and submit the plan for government approval
  • Perform regular backups of servers and network files, and as required, restoration of files
  • Perform incremental backups each night, and full backups of all network files weekly
  • Properly label all media and transport the last weekly backup of the month to an off-site storage location
  • Perform test restores from backups weekly and document the results
  • Develop a preventative maintenance plan for network devices and perform regularly scheduled preventative maintenance of the network, systems, and components according to plan
  • Perform preventative maintenance at least bi-monthly and include but not be limited to networking equipment, servers, NAS, SAN and tape libraries
  • Provide implementation, configuration, deployment, and ongoing support of the VMware vSphere server infrastructure and all of its subcomponents.
  • Design, develop, maintain and improve COOP plan and related COOP documents
  • Manage and support the company's primary, backup, and archival storage solutions.
  • Manage network/user/non-personal entity/e-mail accounts, password management and administration as needed.
  • Perform and support weekly maintenance, consisting of vulnerability patching, server maintenance and patching, required reboots of servers as needed and other systems administration duties.
  • Perform COOP testing, training, and exercises.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Associates degree or higher in Computer Science or related field is preferred; experience may be substituted for the degrade.
  • 3-5 years of experience working with state-of-the-art storage solutions, preferably in a DOD environment
  • Must have current CompTIA Security CE Certification
  • Experience with DOD policies and procedures
  • Secret Clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Have proficiency in the virtual machine environment to include the VMware vSphere virtual environment
  • Be proficient with VMWare vCenter to centrally manage virtual machines
  • Have proficiency with Dell servers, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) blades or Dell EMC VxRail nodes (hyper-converged infrastructure)
  • Have extensive experience with the Dell Server platform with Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) (Since all physical servers run on this platform)
  • Have proficiency with Veeam which is used for virtual machine data protection
  • Have experience with ExaGrid's Tiered Backup Storage appliances where all physical backups are stored
  • Be familiar with Dell EMC Isilon network-attached-storage (NAS) clusters. This configuration is used at two data centers where Server Message Block (SMB) file shares are hosted on Dell equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively with end-users while troubleshooting technical issues

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Silver Spring

Organization: Kapsuun Group, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Nicolas Otth
Req ID: 2000002704

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