Systems Administrator w/Active TS/SCI

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Systems Administrator w/Active TS/SCI

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
12 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
JPL’s OCIO Information Technology Special Programs Office is seeking a Windows Systems Administrator to join the team to provide daily operational support for Windows and Linux servers, systems and desktops to solve a wide array of customer needs and requests. You will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. Under guidance of technical team leads, you will also participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values and sponsor’s cybersecurity requirements. You are a self-starter and will eagerly solve moderate to complex problems with minimal supervision.

Required Skills:
-Active TS/SCI clearance is required for this position
-Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or other related discipline with a minimum of 3 years
-Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems to include but not limited to: 
o Windows and Linux desktops 
o Linux and Windows 2008/2012 servers 
o Server and Desktop System Preventive Maintenance 
o Active Directory account maintenance
-Manage the IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
-Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, etc. 
-Provide Tier 1 and 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems. 
-Assist as needed with Tier 1 (Help Desk) and provide mentoring and leadership for Tier 1 staff. 
-Configure and manage server and desktop Windows operating systems and install/load operating system software, troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
-Provide installation, configuration and ongoing support of network devices.
-Participate on teams in the analysis and design of new large-scale Windows operating systems and/or modifications to existing systems
-Evaluate new system and application requirements regarding impact to the Windows operating system environment. 

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