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Systems Administrator 2 and 3

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Location: Colorado Springs, CO

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Name: Kevin Yi
Phone: 7198666921
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Job Description

Northrop Grumman is seeking a System Administrator for a hands-on position in support of an operational customer. This position will be located on-site in a government customer facility at Schriever AFB, in Colorado Springs, CO. The position will require the ability to effectively work alongside software developers, testers, operations specialists throughout the full lifecycle development. This individual will be expected to install and configure entire operating environments from square one to fully functional, possibly including installing and configuring hardware, OS's, applications, databases, data files, and applying Security Technical Integration Guides (STIGs), and connecting and configuring networks.

Responsibilities include:
* Provide as-needed engineering design solutions to address deficiencies, discrepancies or new requirements related to hardware and communication components
* Develop, propose, configure, maintain and troubleshoot network Systems
* Lead and participate in projects involving the application of network and computer communication technology for both software applications and provide network technical design and support to allow distributed learning lesson/course completion synchronization.
* Support architectural trade studies and designing of engineering Solutions
* Timely installation of IT systems, upgrades, and software. Prepares and maintains project plans associated with assigned technical efforts
* Provide real-time troubleshooting support to baseline issues
* Troubleshooting and administration / maintenance of mission computing systems
* Highly experienced installing and deploying production servers
* Perform system preventative maintenance services
* Provide on-call (24 hour) Ops support
* Provide hardware installation of procured COTS HW and SW

Basic Qualifications: Level 2
* Bachelor of Science degree and 1+ years Windows system administration experience. (An additional 4 years of relevant experience or vendor certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree requirement.)
* Hands-on knowledge of Windows Servers, Windows Failover Clusters, Active Directory, TCP/IP, DNS, RAID, FTP and Load Balancers
* Hands-on knowledge of virtualization technologies in a production environment
* Strong knowledge of switches
* Strong knowledge of firewalls
* Excellent problem solving, customer service and communication skills
* Strong knowledge of STIGs and Security Patch Management
* Active Security + Certification
* Must be able to maintain TS/SCI clearance

** Active Top Secret / SCI clearance required **

Preferred Qualifications: Level 2
* Prior experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining:
* Knowledge of Compute Cloud Services, Cloud and Managed Hosting such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
* Knowledge of Splunk or Solar Wiinds
* Knowledge of Pure Storage
* Knowledge of RedHat
* Knowledge of Switches, Routers, Firewalls
* Knowledge of Hardware Wall Cross Domain Solution
* Knowledge of Scripting language
* Knowledge of Oracle

Basic Qualifications- Level 3
* Bachelor of Science degree and 1+ years Windows and/or system administration experience. (An additional 7 years of relevant experience or vendor certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree requirement.)
* Strong knowledge of Windows Servers, Windows Failover Clusters, Active Directory, TCP/IP, DS, RAID, FTP and Load Balancers
* Knowledge and experience with the following server hardware (Dell PowerEdge servers, HP Proliant Servers, Dell PowerVault Storage/Tape systems)
* Experience with Microsoft Visio and IT infrastructure documentation
* Hands on switch experience
* Hands on firewalls experience
* Hands-on experience with RedHat Linux
* Hands-on experience with virtualization technologies in a production environment (i.e. VMWare)
* Excellent problem solving, customer service and communication skills
* Active Security+ Certification
* Must be able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance

** Active Top Secret clearance required **

Preferred Qualifications: Level 3
* Prior experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining:
* Knowledge of and experience with Compute Cloud Services, Cloud and Managed
* Hosting such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
* Knowledge of and experience with Splunk or Solar Wiinds
* Knowledge of and experience with Pure Storage
* Knowledge of and experience with Hardware Wall Cross Domain Solution
* Knowledge of and experience with Scripting language
* Knowledge of and experience with Oracle




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