Job Description

Systems Administrator
Contract 3+ year 40 hours weekly

Clearance: Candidates must have an Active DoD secret clearance with the ability to obtain DoD Top SECRET plus willingness to go to special access program (SAP) levels.

Description:
Maintains operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination of infrastructure and cloud responsibilities. Develops and designs core operating system builds. Responsible for coding, virtualization, and automation of systems. Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains an active directory of users and system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space. Assesses and resolves user access problems related to security controls to minimize business impact and risk exposure. Identifies and evaluates vendor products and establishes vendor monitoring and tracking processes. Performs capacity planning and monitors/tunes systems. Recommends appropriate platforms for purchase, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery. Serves as a point of escalation for major incidents that are unresolved at the helpdesk level. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. May draft general IT communications to end-users including notifications of outages/downtimes. May serve as the primary liaison for mergers, acquisitions, and divesture activities as it relates to user access, network, security, and support.

The Information Integration & Decision Support Group, conducts research and development on space surveillance problems including tracking and identification of satellites, radar image exploitation, close approach monitoring and collision warning, applications of multi-sensor data fusion, and decision support. The group also develops net-centric, service-oriented architecture that networks all of these capabilities together in an integrated information system.

This requisition is for a Systems Administrator to join existing team members in providing systems administration support services in a dynamic environment. Maintain operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination of infrastructure and cloud responsibilities. Develops and designs core operating system builds. Responsible for virtualization and automation of systems. Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains an active directory of users and system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space. Assesses and resolves user access problems related to security controls to minimize business impact and risk exposure. Identifies and evaluates vendor products and establishes vendor monitoring and tracking processes. Performs capacity planning and monitors/tunes systems. Recommends appropriate platforms for purchase, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery. Serves as a point of escalation for major incidents that are unresolved at the helpdesk level. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. May draft general IT communications to end-users including notifications of outages/downtimes.

The System Administrator will support Windows Server, Vmware ESX, Linux and a variety of hardware platforms and to provide technical support, training and documentation as needed

Responsibilities include: Scripting, virtualization, and automation of systems. May serve as the primary liaison for mergers, acquisitions, and divesture activities as it relates to user access, network, security, and support.

It is essential that the candidate is team-centered, capable of working with minimal supervision as needed and can complete tasks to ensure the needs of the user community are met. This role requires excellent communication skills, both with team members, vendors and technical/non-technical users at different levels throughout the organization. Possess a sincere desire to work in a highly visible research and development organization

Must Have:
Strong Linux background

Nice to Haves:
Clustering technologies (Open Shift & Container)
Apache project
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ob Position Details
Contingent TypeLL Standard
Buyer Reference 
Job Code 
SiteLexington (Wood St|Forbes|etc. facilities) (LEX-GEN)
LocationLexington (Wood St|Forbes|etc. facilities) (LEX-GEN)
Work Location:

Lexington
Massachusetts
USA
02421
Business UnitInformation Integration & Decision Suppt (09-93)
Labor TypeTechnical
Positions Requested1
Respond by Date01/19/2021
Travel Time0.000 %
Time Sheet TypeStandard
Time Sheet FrequencyWeekly
Hours per Day8
Hours per Week40
Total Hours6,264.00
Estimated Additional Spend0.000 %
Estimated Expenses0.000 %
Flat Adjustments0.00
Description:
Maintains operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination of infrastructure and cloud responsibilities. Develops and designs core operating system builds. Responsible for coding, virtualization, and automation of systems. Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains an active directory of users and system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space. Assesses and resolves user access problems related to security controls to minimize business impact and risk exposure. Identifies and evaluates vendor products and establishes vendor monitoring and tracking processes. Performs capacity planning and monitors/tunes systems. Recommends appropriate platforms for purchase, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery. Serves as a point of escalation for major incidents that are unresolved at the helpdesk level. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. May draft general IT communications to end-users including notifications of outages/downtimes. May serve as the primary liaison for mergers, acquisitions, and divesture activities as it relates to user access, network, security, and support.
QualificationRating
Must Have
Certification
Security+ CertificationYes
Experience
Operating System (OS) platforms (Linux, Mac, Windows)5 years
Systems
Linux Enviornment5 years
System Administration5 years
Virtualization Technologies5 years
Nice to Have
Certification
Red Hat Linux CertificationYes
Degree Level
Bachelor's DegreeYes
Systems
Configure and Manage Centralized Logging and Audit Capabilities0 years
Enterprise Backup Solutions0 years
Hardware: Intel/AMD, Cisco, Sun/Oracle, Dell, Apple, EMC, NetApp0 years
MS Active Directory, LDAP0 years
Technologies including DNS, DHCP, Proxy and Load Balancing0 years
Virtualization Technologies to include VM management, Snapshots, SANs and iSCSI Storage Systems0 years
Windows Server0 years
Background/Need 
The Information Integration & Decision Support Group, conducts research and development on space surveillance problems including tracking and identification of satellites, radar image exploitation, close approach monitoring and collision warning, applications of multi-sensor data fusion, and decision support. The group also develops net-centric, service-oriented architecture that networks all of these capabilities together in an integrated information system.

This requisition is for a Systems Administrator to join existing team members in providing systems administration support services in a dynamic environment. Maintain operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination of infrastructure and cloud responsibilities. Develops and designs core operating system builds. Responsible for virtualization and automation of systems. Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains an active directory of users and system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space. Assesses and resolves user access problems related to security controls to minimize business impact and risk exposure. Identifies and evaluates vendor products and establishes vendor monitoring and tracking processes. Performs capacity planning and monitors/tunes systems. Recommends appropriate platforms for purchase, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery. Serves as a point of escalation for major incidents that are unresolved at the helpdesk level. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. May draft general IT communications to end-users including notifications of outages/downtimes.
Virtual/Work from Home 
None
Other information relevant to the job requirement? 
The System Administrator will support Windows Server, Vmware ESX, Linux and a variety of hardware platforms and to provide technical support, training and documentation as needed

Responsibilities include: Scripting, virtualization, and automation of systems. May serve as the primary liaison for mergers, acquisitions, and divesture activities as it relates to user access, network, security, and support.

It is essential that the candidate is team-centered, capable of working with minimal supervision as needed and can complete tasks to ensure the needs of the user community are met. This role requires excellent communication skills, both with team members, vendors and technical/non-technical users at different levels throughout the organization. Possess a sincere desire to work in a highly visible research and development organization

Must Have:
Strong Linux background

Nice to Haves:
Clustering technologies (Open Shift & Container)
Apache project

Clearance: Candidates must have an Active DoD secret clearance with the ability to obtain DoD Top SECRET plus willingness to go to special access program (SAP) levels.

Interview process: 1st round interview will be Zoom. 2nd round will be Zoom with GL's.
Level of Effort 
Full-Time Basis
Position Type 
IT Service
Will this position materially impact the conduct or direction of a research program(s)? 
No
What level of clearance is required? 
Secret


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