System Administrator Specialist - Principal with Security Clearance
Company: Jacobs Technology
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Description -- Jacobs is one of the world---s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries arou nd the world. -- Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) supporting the upcoming Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) contract.-- We are seeking current/former incumbents who are/or have supported the current JITC T&E MSS IDIQ contract (at Fort Huachuca, AZ and Fort Meade, MD), as well as any candidates who have skill sets that can support the full spectrum of IT communication systems and software test and evaluation. -- Manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of the organization---s IT systems and applications. Assists in the installation, maintenance, and general support of IT systems. Identifies and resolves problems associated with operating systems. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with server hardware/software and applications software. Detects, diagnoses, and reports related problems on both server, desktop, and mobile IT systems. Assists users with questions or issues related to accessing and using IT systems. Installs new software releases and system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves software related problems. Performs systembackup and recovery procedures. Maintains data files and monitors systemconfiguration to ensure data integrity. Performs systemcapacity analysis and planning, and optimizes systemoperation and resource utilization. Develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure that systems support the organization's business requirements and meet the needs of end users. Defines system requirements based on user/client needs, cost, scalability, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms. This labor category includes personnel who provide systems administration support in areas where these capabilities may be gained through extensive on-the-job experience, specialized formal Government training, or institutional training and certification. On-the-job experience must be in specific IT fields. -- Demonstrates expertise in a variety of systems administration concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Leads and directs the work of others. Typically reports to department management or executive. May provide consultation on complex projects and be a top-level contributor/specialist in the department. Must be an expert at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations to department management. * The candidate will be responsible for performing server maintenance to include retrieving server ---les for diagnostic purposes and tuning applications to enhance performance. * The candidate will be responsible for configuration management to track current hardware/software versions and will create ---le server directories for the storage of Con---guration files. * The candidate will perform routine backups of individual devices to include routers, switches, servers, and desktops. * The candidate will be responsible for archiving and reviewing system logs to support diagnosing discrepancies. Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD. -- Qualifications -- Requires a Master---s degree and at least 4 years of experience; a Bachelor---s degree with at least 6 years of experience; or an Associate---s and at least 12 years of experience.-- One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master---s degree.-- Additional certifications (other than those required for the position) in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.-- Must possess experience with DoD---s defense in depth architecture; the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture; and IA/CND Policies and Procedures. This labor category requires specific training and certification for the IAT, IAM, CND Analyst, CND Auditor, and IASAEs. This level is intended to coincide with DoD 8570.01M IAT/IAM/IASAE Level III and the Contractor must comply with the associated qualification and certification requirements. Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines. -- Related certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. Examples of relevant Government or industry training include, but are not limited to, applicable DAWIA, SPRDE, and United States Federal or DoD school training and certification on a specific system, network, or technology. -- This position--will require a security clearance at the Secret level. * Candidate should have experience working in a heterogeneous environment that includes multiple versions of Microsoft Windows (client and server), Solaris, HP-UX, VMware, and Linux operating systems. * Candidate should have experience with Citrix and SPS test experience. * Candidate should have experience installing, con---guring and maintaining a small Citrix farm. * Candidate must have experience managing, con---guring and installing multiple versions of routing and switching technologies including but not limited to Cisco, Alcatel, Mikrotik, and Dell. * Candidate has experience managing, con---guring and installing hardware required to repair, upgrade routers, switches, modems, servers, desktops and raid arrays. * The candidate should have experience updating server configuration ---les which contain parameters affecting the system functionality. * The candidate should have experience performing database backup and restore * Candidate should have experience with Information Assurance Management to include keeping all systems compliant with IA requirements including security requirements guides (SRGs), security technical implementation guides (STIG), and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) within the SPS test environment. * Candidate should have experience conducting Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scans on test environment systems and drafting mitigation strategies for unresolved vulnerabilities. * The candidate should have experience creating, installing, and running command line scripts for ---le transfers. * The candidate should have experience creating scripts to schedule periodic system jobs or notify users of policy requirements * Candidate should have experience with account management to set up end-user SPS accounts and access. * The candidate should have experience supporting an IT Help Desk that will function during normal business, and should be prepared to provide after-hours support for critical outages. * Candidates should have experience working with trouble ticket software to field, track, and respond to user support requests -- Essential Functions: -- Physical Requirements Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required. -- Work Environment An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. -- Equipment and Machines Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required. -- Attendance Core work--hours will be between--9:00 a.m. --- 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements. -- Other Essential Functions Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer---s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion. #cjpost -- Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All Secret
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