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Backup/Storage System Administrator
Ref No.: 18-00072
Location: Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Powertek has immediate openings for Linux System Administrators to perform installation, configuration, patching, securing, and maintenance of servers and associated peripheral devices. Responsibilities include user account management; system backups and restores; and troubleshooting and diagnostics.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Install, configure, secure, maintain, patch, and back up Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) server hardware, operating systems, and associated software and peripheral equipment.
  • Monitor system performance using various OS tools and other monitoring utilities and platforms.
  • Build, upgrade, and maintain server hardware in development, staging, and production environments.
  • Follow defined SOPs; plan effectively to complete tasks on schedule.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and function well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Be willing to work periodic extended hours.
Desired Skills:
  • 2 years of experience with Linux OS administration; Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5/6 experience preferred.
  • Experience backing up VMWare 6 hosted Virtual Machines
  • Experience with NetApp's Data On Tap operating system
  • Experience with automated backup software and deduplication devices (Networker 9 and Data Domain preferred)
Technical Certifications:
  • DoD 8570 IT Level II Certification (CompTIA Security+ CE)
Educational Requirements:
  • B.A./B.S. in a computer-related field and two years of IT experience OR 5 years of progressively more responsible IT experience including 2 years of system administration
Powertek offers a comprehensive fringe benefits package. We provide healthcare, 401K, and employee assistance programs. We also offer numerous benefits that set us apart from other companies including: PowertekU which is an online portal that includes over 4400 certification and technical courses; A management and leadership training program, which provides mentors for growth and career advancement opportunities; Educational Assistance through tuition reimbursement and a 529 Plan; and a robust Awards and Recognitions Program that rewards employees for quality service, tenure, a job well done, assisting other employees, and/or noteworthy contributions to the customer or to the company.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.

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