Senior Systems Administrator with Security Clearance
Darkblade Systems Employment Opportunity Position: SENIOR SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR Location: DC METROPOLITAN AREA, 90% Remote work but must be available in DC upon customer request Security Clearance: Active DoD Secret Overview: Stand up, monitor, troubleshoot, and maintain all environments where the EL-CID Online application is running. Deploy sprint releases to the various environments, support User Acceptance Testing (creating accounts and troubleshooting issues) and collaborate with DoD personnel to maintain web services. Deploy patches and upgrades to Oracle, Apache HTTPD, Tomcat, and other application stack components, to ensure that all security controls are met. Address any security vulnerabilities identified by NTIA. NTIA and OSM manage the Federal use of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum; maintains spectrum use databases; reviews telecommunications systems, certifies the availability of spectrum; and provides the technical engineering capabilities needed to perform spectrum resources assessments. NTIA is replacing and enhancing its spectrum management processes through improved technologies and architectures, enhanced automation and interoperability across the federal government. Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. 6-10 yrs. experience. * Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2016, Apache HTTPD, Tomcat. * Administering Oracle and SQL Server databases. * Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft window services. * Knowledge of Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS) and Multi-Factor Authentication. * Knowledge of PowerShell. * Monitoring tools such as SolarWinds. * Knowledge of JAVA, Azure, or AWS cloud services a plus. Duties and Responsibilities: * Responsible for the smooth daily operation of the EL-CID Online application in every environment, noting and resolving any problems encountered. Ensures any incidents are documented and reported to the client. * Work closely with NTIA's Network Operations and Information Technology Department (ITD) and perform monthly and emergency patching, replacing end-of-life core application products, remediating vulnerabilities identified by scans (excluding the operating system), upgrading application components, enhancing system performance and reliability, reducing O&M costs and providing increased functionality and efficiency. Hardware, Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), domain controllers, Active Directory, exchange servers, File/Print servers and other specialized servers providing specific services to the enterprise will be handled by ITD, but the interaction with these components by EL-CID Online is the responsibility of the candidate.* Responsible for developing and executing contingency plans for application software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages. Work with NTIA's Network Operations group to document and perform desktop disaster recovery exercises and actual disaster recovery, backup and restore tests. * Perform upgrades and patching for Oracle, IIS, Apache, Tomcat, Google Web Toolkit (GWT), Bizflow, and other components of the EL-CID Online application, working closely with the development team. * Set up reverse proxies and other traffic routes as dictated by the EL-CID Online system owner. * Update system security plans for high and low sides as needed and assist with Authority-to-Operate (ATO) activities. * Work independently as the only system administrator for EL-CID Online application. * Work with ITD to generate reports from Solarwinds (or equivalent) to create system statistics and availability reports; as well as statistics relevant to system capacity limits on data storage, system utilization, etc. with enough lead-time to avoid system crashes and data loss. * Maintain a compliant cyber and application security posture. Ensure compliance with industry best practices as well as Federal and Department of Commerce. * Work closely with client and other teams to ensure open and regular communication, both written and oral. Develop, implement and maintain schedule for routine maintenance (eg, patching). * Develop and maintain prescribed procedures to be followed routinely in the form of standard operating procedures. * Develop, maintain and implement a proactive capacity planning model to support business decisions. * Administer JIRA, SubVersion, and Team Foundations Server (TFS). Darkblade Systems Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law."