Field Technician/Systems Administrator (TS Clearance)

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Posting title
Field Technician/Systems Administrator (TS Clearance)

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen with an Active Top Secret Clearance
DOJ/DEA/Leidos – Fort Lauderdale, FL Region
W2 with full benefits
1 year contract

Job Description:
We are seeking a Network Engineer/Administrator, to support a classified infrastructure for facilities located in the north east region of the United States. 

When not on travel, this person will be based out of the different customer locations within the Ft. Lauderdale area, while providing remote & on-site support to all offices assigned. Candidate will also travel approximately 50% of the time.
This position requires candidate with extensive hands-on technical experience on server, router, switches, and workstations. At times it will be required for this person to transport, lift, and install IT equipment. Candidate will be responsible for installation, configuration and upgrade/reconfiguration of server, router, switches and workstations. Occasional COMSEC/Taclane support is required. Candidate will also be required to perform site survey, site build out, move, and customer relocation efforts. Selected candidate will provide system performance analysis and multi-server troubleshooting, and will be required to track and report system problems. Interacting with government customers and providing and presenting customer briefings may be required. The candidate must have good written and oral communication skills.

Additional responsibilities may include:
•Troubleshooting and preventive maintenance visits 
•Prepares and maintains site documentation, including property inventories, site notes and drawings 
•Perform COMSEC duties 
•Promptly responding to IT-related incidents and service requests and troubleshooting to resolve end-user problems 
•Operating, maintaining and administering computer networks and related computing environment including computer hardware, software, and related documentation in accordance with IT best practices 
•Performing data backups and disaster recovery operations 
•Diagnosing, troubleshooting, and resolving hardware, software, or other network and system problems, and replacement of defective components 
•Planning, coordinating, and implementing network security measures to protect data, software and hardware 
•Interfacing with customer, technical staff, team members, and management to identify issues, negotiate changes, and provide strong customer service both orally and in writing 
•Tracking and supporting periodic hardware and software upgrades 
•Working closely with support partners to promptly resolve incidents and service requests. 
•Perform site survey and provide recommendation for new facility build-out and remodeling 
•Provide recommendation to customers on IT solutions

Required Skills:
•BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
•Systems administration in a classified environment 
•Windows Server 2008 and higher at the level to build, maintain and troubleshoot servers 
•Windows 7 and higher client desktops 
•Active Directory management 
•Microsoft SCCM and SCOM 
•Experience with COMSEC & Taclane equipment 
•Patch management solutions 
•System monitoring solutions 
•Imaging systems and building workstations 
•Troubleshooting failed systems, including servers/desktops/routers/switches 
•10+ years’ experience as a system administrator or field support technician using one or more of the following systems: MS Windows, UNIX (HP-UX or Red Hat Linux), and/or CISCO hardware and software
•Excellent communication skills to support end-users 
•Desktop imaging 
•Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, and lift up to 50 pounds to lift & install equipment.

Number of positions

Fort Lauderdale