Solaris Systems Admin

Valley Forge, PA

Industry: ALKU:Gov SysNet Job Number: 130849

Solaris Systems Admin

Candidate must have a TS

Program Description:

Our client is primed on a government program that is seeking a Solaris Systems  Admin  to join a cutting-edge team in King of Prussia, PA.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

The Systems admin  will support on-going contracts in different facets to design, develop, integrate, deliver and support new data storage, compute, and dissemination systems to customer data centers. We focus on adapting leading open-source technologies and architectures to modernize legacy solutions.  The work supports the foundation of a new generation of enterprise capabilities.  They will configure data center hardware (servers,  network appliances, etc.) for operations, to include firmware installation/updates/settings, IP addressing, and other  I/O settings. The ideal candidate will also Test new features,  capabilities,  and  versions of equipment firmware prior to  release for operations. Other responsibilities include-
  • Linux based environment
  • Integration of systems and root cause analysis. 
  • Perform system requirements,  system design, system validation and verification, and factory  support of fielded data center systems, factory test systems, and internal  R&D systems.
  • Provide multiple project  scheduling and technical guidance, mentorship, and leadership of junior admins  and technicians.
  • Support management  and customers in proposals, technical meetings, and milestone activities. 
  • Evaluate complex  requirements based on contracts, technical specifications, and customer  briefings to define system requirements and develop  organized actionable  tasks.
  • Determine individual  equipment, technology, and protocol suitability for system integration.
  • Develop and evaluate trade spaces for alternative approaches and solutions.
  • Develop and present  system-level diagrams, briefings, and technical presentations  to internal  and external stakeholders.
  • Validate  systems  documentation; documentation includes rack drawings, system interconnects, power tables, site-wide system installation plans, sparing plans, and operations manuals.
  • Validate and verify  systems-level connectivity for operations, to include servers,  management  appliances, local area networking equipment, and wide area networking equipment.
  • Develop, execute,  and update  test plans in support of factory, site, and ad hoc test  milestones; includes goals, architecture, environment, and validation of test procedures.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree  in  Engineering or IT field of study and 2+ years of Systems Engineering experience.
  • Hands on Solaris Experience(Solaris 11)/Unix
  • Experience with  Red  Hat Enterprise Linux Command / CENTOS.

Desired Skills:
  • VMware experience 
  • Experience with Cisco switches and routers
  • Experience with Visual Studio/ Eclipse
  • Experience with  encryption  devices and Wide Area Networking (WAN) protocols to include ATM and SONET
  • Experience with Infiniband  protocol
  • CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent DoD 8570 certification

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