Systems Administrator – TS/SCI with FS Poly Required

at Aspiration Software, Inc
Published January 18, 2023
Location Chantilly, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

The Sponsor requires network infrastructure support for systems administration, operation, and maintenance of a research and development Local Area Network. The Sponsor requires assistance on special projects involving extended work hours. The Sponsor requires a highly skilled Systems Administrator. The individual in this role will patch Windows and Linux Operating Systems, administer user accounts, and will shall build new hosts such as virtual machines, scientific workstations, and servers. The Systems Administrator will deploy new applications, and install hardware components such as hard drives, RAM, GPUs, and network switches. They will troubleshoot hardware and software issues; transfer data from and to other networks and removable media; configure network switches; manage storage area networks; and maintain a small data center, to include, but not limited to, network switches, storage servers, compute servers, and network software and hardware configuration. The individual will support special projects in support of mission requirements, which may include working extended or non-standard hours, to include late night or weekend work. This is not a common activity, but may be required multiple times per year. Overtime is not expected, with non-standard hours worked to be replaced with time off in the same pay period, based on the contractor's pay schedule.

Technologies/Tools:

1. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience administrating Linux systems using terminal commands.

2. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with Windows Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, and Microsoft System Center environment (Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, and Data Protection Manager).

3. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience maintaining patch levels, virus definitions, firmware, and software updates for Windows and Linux servers, workstations, virtual machines.

4. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience maintaining patch levels, virus definitions, firmware, and software updates for Cisco network switches.

5. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience supporting project (HW & SW) development teams from startup to transition to operations.

6. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience building workstations, laptops, and servers to include adding or replacing hard drives, RAM, and graphics cards.

7. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience reconfiguring workstations, laptops, and servers to include adding or replacing hard drives, RAM, and graphics cards.

8. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience communicating technical details, issues, and system outages or degradations.

9. (Mandatory) Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

10. (Desired) Demonstrated experience managing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco ACI Network Architecture, Nexus 9000 Series switches, and Cisco APICs.

11. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with HPE Blade Centers with Virtual Connect Networking and HPE DL Series servers.

12. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Windows Server Datacenter and Failover Clustering for High-Availability File Servers and Virtualization.

13. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Linux deployment and baseline management using Foreman.

14. (Desired) Demonstrated experience maintaining HPE 3PAR and other storage fabrics.

15. (Desired) Demonstrated experience configuring HP Z-series workstation hardware and bios.

16. (Desired) Demonstrated experience maintaining CentOS and Windows baseline operating system images used for building new servers, workstations, and virtual machines.

17. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with SQL Server, MongoDB, and Oracle Database administration.

18. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Hyper-V, QEMU, and VMware vSphere Virtualization.

19. (Desired) Demonstrated experience maintaining Microsoft Exchange Server and Skype environments.

20. (Desired) Demonstrated experience supporting security documentation for projects.

21. (Desired) Demonstrated experience or familiarity with Sponsors Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) process and packages.

22. (Desired) Demonstrated experience or familiarity with developing A&A packages and ability to lead through A&A lifecycle.

23. (Desired) Demonstrated experience or familiarity with interacting with the ISSM office for project waivers and approvals for hardware and software not currently on the Sponsor's baseline.

Skillset:

1. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience administrating Linux systems using terminal commands.

2. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience with Windows Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, and Microsoft System Center environment (Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, and Data Protection Manager).

3. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience maintaining patch levels, virus definitions, firmware, and software updates for Windows and Linux servers, workstations, virtual machines.

4. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience maintaining patch levels, virus definitions, firmware, and software updates for Cisco network switches.

5. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience supporting project (HW & SW) development teams from startup to transition to operations.

6. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience building workstations, laptops, and servers to include adding or replacing hard drives, RAM, and graphics cards.

7. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience reconfiguring workstations, laptops, and servers to include adding or replacing hard drives, RAM, and graphics cards.

8. (Mandatory) Demonstrated experience communicating technical details, issues, and system outages or degradations.

9. (Mandatory) Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

10. (Desired) Demonstrated experience managing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco ACI Network Architecture, Nexus 9000 Series switches, and Cisco APICs.

11. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with HPE Blade Centers with Virtual Connect Networking and HPE DL Series servers.

12. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Windows Server Datacenter and Failover Clustering for High-Availability File Servers and Virtualization.

13. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Linux deployment and baseline management using Foreman.

14. (Desired) Demonstrated experience maintaining HPE 3PAR and other storage fabrics.

15. (Desired) Demonstrated experience configuring HP Z-series workstation hardware and bios.

16. (Desired) Demonstrated experience maintaining CentOS and Windows baseline operating system images used for building new servers, workstations, and virtual machines.

17. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with SQL Server, MongoDB, and Oracle Database administration.

18. (Desired) Demonstrated experience with Hyper-V, QEMU, and VMware vSphere Virtualization.

19. (Desired) Demonstrated experience maintaining Microsoft Exchange Server and Skype environments.

20. (Desired) Demonstrated experience supporting security documentation for projects.

21. (Desired) Demonstrated experience or familiarity with Sponsors Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) process and packages.

22. (Desired) Demonstrated experience or familiarity with developing A&A packages and ability to lead through A&A lifecycle.

23. (Desired) Demonstrated experience or familiarity with interacting with the ISSM office for project waivers and approvals for hardware and software not currently on the Sponsor's baseline.

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