System Administrator supports a Civilian Agency Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) organization protecting the network security of tens of thousands of users. The work site is located in Leesburg, Virginia.
System Administrator responsibilities include: • Support the stable operation of Cybersecurity Services Group computing/scanning infrastructure in a team environment: • Installation and configuration of Windows and Linux. • Windows and Linux platform maintenance, patch review, systems checking, new system acquisition and deployment, and implementation of hardened windows and Linux platforms. • Troubleshooting Windows and Linux operating system and system hardware. • Administration of Windows and Linux operating system to include (but not limited to): Managing disk usage - Generating required reports for management - Auditing use of server resources - Monitoring security settings on network resources. • Document system configurations and update existing system documentation. • Evaluate new software being considered for use in Windows and Linux environment. • Experience with DELL/SAN storage. • Installing, configuring, patching, upgrading and maintaining Windows 7/2008/2012 servers and workstation. • Maintain Windows DNS server with Active Directory integrated.. • Ensure all systems are running antivirus clients with most recent AV signatures. • Perform configuration/life cycle management. • Repair/replace hardware and software as required. • Track software licensing. • Correct/mitigate vulnerabilities as required. • Create/update documentation. • Review and provide input to Government policy, procedures and publications. • Request/review quotes from vendors and coordinate purchase with authorized government personnel. • Provide technical review/support to internal project managers/technical leads. • Provide systems/network installation/administration support to project managers/tech leads.
• Perform/monitor daily backup of systems/critical data. • Scripting experience is preferred. • Experience with Virtualization; VMware ESXi, MS Hyper-V, etc. • Protocols – TCP/IP, FTP, and Secure Shell • Dell Server Build-out with virtualization • Server configuration, setups, and installations. • Assist with lifecycle management and mitigation techniques. • Operating Systems – Windows 2008, 2012, 2016 and Linux Redhat, CentOS • VMWare support
• Any other duties as requested by the Contracting Officer Representative and SOC management.
Qualities/Additional info: System Administrator should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communications skills. System Administrator (Linux/Windows) should also be a self-starter, capable of working projects, independently if necessary. Frequent interaction with government client is required. Occasional local travel. Infrequent (travel.
Required Education and Experience: Education: - Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information systems. OR - Minimum six (6) years of relevant professional experience. Experience: - In addition to required education or equivalent experience; - Minimum five (5) years IT experience with at least three (3) years experience administering Red Hat Linux and Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2013. - Must have five (5) years experience as a Network Administrator in LAN/WAN environment, knowledge with Cisco Switching/Routing/Security administration and maintenance. Server Configuration, Setups and Installations. - Excellent analytical and communicative skills along with collaborative, teaming and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Experience: - Experience with Windows 2008/2012/2016 Active Directory - Experience with Dell servers - Experience working in a network security environment, such as a Security Operations Center (SOC), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Incident Response Center (CIRC) or Cyber Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC). - MCSE, CCNA and/or CCSA Certification. - RHCE, Certification and/or MCSE, CCNA, CCSA.
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