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System Administrator, Int. (Dedicated)
Under supervision, responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and mission servers, in support of business processing requirements. Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions. Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations. Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services. Develops and promotes standard operating procedures. Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. Coordinates disk space planning and management. Maintains growth statistics, space forecasts, tape libraries, and software and hardware inventories. Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation. Monitors and maintains continuity with system software licensing and maintenance agreements.
Skills and Qualifications:
The Systems Administrator will support the Government in systems administration. Primary focus may include the following:
Experience and Knowledge:
Knowledge of and skill in applying virtualization technologies in enterprise or enclave environments. This includes Microsoft Windows network environments using systems administration methods and procedures, software distribution tools and mechanisms, data recovery tools and techniques, principles and methods for integrating information system components, performance tuning tools and techniques, systems diagnostic tools, and fault identification techniques. Candidate’s knowledge should be sufficient to:
Education and Experience:
• High-school diploma or educational equivalent is required: Diploma from a technical or vocational school or an equivalent military/DoD training;
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Systems, or other related scientific or technical discipline is preferred;
• Work experience or industry certifications demonstrating technical proficiency may be substituted for education requirements;
• One (1) to Five (5) or more years of progressive experience providing IT implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance support in a Windows server farm environment.
Candidate must possess the following certifications in order to meet the DoD Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II Information Assurance (IA) Requirement:
Applicant must have and maintain at least one of the following Information Assurance (IA) certifications prior to beginning employment:
CompTIA, Security+ ce (Desired)
CISCO, Cisco Certified Network Associate – Security (CCNA-Security)
GIAC, Security Essentials Certification: (GSEC)
ISC2, System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Higher certifications that meet IAT III requirements are also acceptable. (Must be approved and verified by management.)
Applicant must also have at least one of the following Computing Environment (CE) certifications within 180 days from his/her start date:
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), SQL Server 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Server Infrastructure
• Manual dexterity – 80% to 100% of the time
• Lifting up to 25 pounds –15% of the time
• Carrying up to 25 pounds –15% of the time
• Reaching – 25% of the time
• Standing – 25% of the time
• Sitting – 50% of the time
• Walking – 25% of the time
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 frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Systems Administrator II will provide all levels of technical support in system administration for both unclassified and classified systems on a 24 hour, 7 day a week basis, as needed.
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