System Administrator (senior)

Applied Memetics Llc   •  

Fairfax, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 44 days ago

A Senior System Administrator has the thorough knowledge to create plans to assure effective management, operations, and maintenance of systems and/or networks. Manages teams of system admins and is able to prioritize work and identify high risk critical problems and dedicate appropriate resources. Ha extensive knowledge of a wide variety of systems and networks to include high volume/high availability systems.

Responsibilities

Background:The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the Federal Government's second largest cabinet agency with 320,000 employees. When viewed from aninformation technology (IT) perspective, OI&T is one of the nation's largest consolidated IT organizations with:


-$3.1 billion budget (FY12)
-Nearly 7,500 employees
-More than 300,000 desktop computers
-Approximately 30,000 laptop computers
-Nearly 450,000 email accounts

The Continuous Readiness in Information Security Protection (CRISP) program began as a VA-wide initiative launched in March 2012 to address MWs by concentrating on:

-Managing appropriate access control for users and reducing out-dated personnel clearances
-Testing contingency plans for data breaches
-Providing information security training for users, contractors, volunteers
-Developing initial baseline configurations
-Improving data-center web application security

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. and 5 years of experience
  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts with key government and non-government stakeholders
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Demonstrates strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Must work well within a time sensitive environment

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