Systems Administrator III - Federal

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Virtual / Travel
5 - 7 years experience
Telecommunications.
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

ob Overview:

The Systems Administrator III performs tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Candidates must possess strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s systems’ hardware and software. Candidate requirements vary depending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systems being supported, and the size of the organization. A background in the specific types of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required. Candidates monitor and control one or more mid-range application servers. The SA studies program operating instructions to determine equipment setup and operations. The SA continuously observes the operation of assigned applications and storage devices to monitor system operation and determines the point of hardware or software failure. The SA manipulates systems in accordance with standard procedures to continue operations when individual units of a system malfunction. The SA confers with software systems engineering or applications programming personnel in the event that errors require a change of instructions or sequences of operations. The SA maintains operating records such as machine performance and production reports.

 

  • Mission Supported: USSOCOM's mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.”  As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.
  • Position Description: The Systems Administrator (SA) performs tier one and two network support in accordance with the SIE OPORD. Candidate requirements vary depending on system complexity, the types of operating and network systems being supported, and the size of the organization. A background in the specific types of hardware and software systems used by the Government is required. Candidate monitors and controls one or more mid-range application servers. The SA studies program operating instructions to determine equipment setup and operations. The SA continuously observes the operation of assigned applications and storage devices to monitor system operation and determines the point of hardware or software failure. The SA manipulates systems in accordance with standard procedures to continue operations when individual units of a system malfunction. The SA confers with software systems engineering or applications programming personnel in the event that errors require a change of instructions or sequences of operations. The SA maintains operating records such as machine performance and production reports.
  • Expertise Requirements:
  • General Expertise Requirement:
  • Strong communication skills and effective listening skills.
  • Capable of independent work with little to no supervision.
  • Function as part of a team and follow processes and procedures.
  • Self-disciplined, self-starter who can successfully identify, resolve, and communicate and issues with systems infrastructure and applications.
  • Technical Expertise Requirements:
  • Professional experience with server operating systems, server management, back-up systems, and server security software.
  • In-depth knowledge of server hardware from vendors such as HP, Dell, IBM, and Cisco to include rack and blade solutions.
  • Competence to work at a high technical level on monitoring and maintenance activities.
  • Ability to manage local and remote server environments, to perform system maintenance of applications and infrastructure.
  • Candidate must possess strong problem-solving, analytical and communication skills, in addition to in-depth technical knowledge of the Government’s systems’ hardware and software.
  • Labor Category Roles and Responsibilities (R&Rs):
  • Installing operating system software, patches, and upgrades
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, software, and networking issues 
  • Configuring, optimizing, fine-tuning, and monitoring operating system software and hardware 

     

    Certification Requirements:

    An MCSA current and relevant to the candidate’s work area

     

    Experience Requirements:

    A minimum of four years of SA experience.

     

    Clearance Requirement:

    TS/SCI Securityinvestigations must be less than 5 years old

Requisition #:129728

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