Senior System Administrator

US-MD-Annapolis Junction
ID
2017-5765

Overview

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence.  Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis.  As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale.  For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.

 

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an experienced System Administrator for a role on one of our subcontracts.  This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base. 

 

Responsibilities

Provide hardware support to the Secure the Enterprise effort. Provide system administration support for both compter systems and users. System administration tasks include:

  • Install and configure computer software
  • Perform system backups
  • Create and maintain user accounts
  • Monitor computer operation and usage
  • Troubleshoot computer problems
  •  Procure, test, and install Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) security patches and complete appropriate documentation

Qualifications

  • Ten (10) years system administration experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.  Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required.  Five (5) years of additional system administration experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • At least 10 years system administration experience including application administration.
  • Familiarity with installing, configuring, tuning, and troubleshooting common GOTS and COTS software.
  • At least 10 years troubleshooting software installations and operations.
  • Fundamental understanding of computer networks and be able to identify, troubleshoot, and document network connectivity and performance issues.
  • At least 10 years analyzing and correcting data flow issues within systems.
  • Experience in understanding network diagrams and schematics to troubleshoot dataflow and computer system related issues.
  • Willing to perform shift work.
  • Provides support for the dispatched system and hardware problems and remain involved in the resolution process.
  • Provides in-depth experience in troubleshooting IT systems.
  • Configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems and installs/loads OS software.
  • Provides detailed analysis and feedback to management and internal customers for escalated tickets.
  • Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices.
  • Provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
  • Provides support for escalation and communication of status to management and internal customers.
  • Optimizes system operations and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis.
  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of IT systems.
  • Manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems.
  • Provides assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems.

Skills/Domain Knowledge:

  • System administration experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems

This position requires an active Security Clearance.

 

Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

 

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

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