Lead System Administrator

Ft. Meade, MD

Industry: Gov SysNet Job Number: 133161


Lead System Administrator

Candidate must have a top-secret security clearance.

Program Description:

Our client is the prime on a federally funded contract that has an immediate need for a lead system administrator.  The contract is responsible for the maintenance, protection, and evolution of the Department of Defense Information Network.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

The senior Red Hat Linux and Windows System Administrator/Engineer is needed to provide technical leadership in system administration and operational support for the DISA Storefront system. The lead will need a proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team.

The team lead will be responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving issues to completion to ensure the systems are running and stable.  This includes working with the team and also interfacing with the customer to ensure system health.

Day to day responsibilities may include:
  • Lead team responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of systems, including associated hardware. Duties may include updating new systems, as well as supporting current systems by conducting tuning performance, allocating storage space, and implementing critical system patches.
  • Lead team in Operations and Maintenance support of Development, Test, and Production Environments including:
  • System administration for Red Hat Linux and Windows Server 2008.
  • Database Administration (Oracle, Datastax Cassandra).
  • Application administration of Kinetic Data.
  • Automation of system tasks using Bash or Python for scripting.
  • Maintenance of system availability and performance
  • User account management and user access controls.  
  • Lead Authorized Service Interruption events.
  • Lead Tier III system troubleshooting and problem resolution.

Required Skills:
  • Experience with RHEL and Windows Server 2008
  • Experience with Oracle
  • Experience applying DoD STIG requirements
  • Security+

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with automation through Bash and Python scripting
  • Experience with MilCloud and DECC hosting environments
  • Experience with Kinetic Data
  • Experience with Datastax Cassandra

Job Type: FT

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