Systems Administrator w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

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Systems Administrator w/Active TS/SCI Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
US Citizenship and an active TS/SCI & Polygraph Eligible is required to be considered for this position
W2 with full benefits
Pay range as $47-56/hr
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Hardware Engineer

Job Description:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). This position will be to setup and maintain the virtualized environments on Hyper-V (MS) and VMware for Windows and Linux servers.  Also the position will need to be able to operate backup infrastructure (Commvault, SAN, Netbackup, etc…) and their configurations.  The position is a self-lead position to not only work incidents, outages, but the deployment/extension of the virtual and backup architecture for both networks on windows and Linux systems.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Operate and maintain virtual environments and backup technologies.
• Areas to cover are RHEL (Linux), Hyper-V/VMware and CommVault on/off-premise.
• Perform quality control checks, ensuring the effectiveness and reliability of the systems, tools, and products.
• Responsible for creating and maintaining detailed documentation of operational procedures.
• Create to develop new technical solutions and systems to meet customer requirements
• Must demonstrate expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts using Microsoft Server and VMWare VCenter Server, GPO’s, Domain Controllers, Active Directory Services,.
• Demonstrate day-to-day adherence with change management precepts and practices and is responsible for writing Change Requests and seeking approval.
• Troubleshoot and resolve unique or complex problems in an efficient manner.
• Prepare clear and timely technical documentation that explains recommended/required actions.
• Interface directly with the client and parallel teams when necessary.
• Apply DISA STIGs and resolve security vulnerabilities.
• Support operational transition of enterprise solutions into production.

Required Skills:
• The candidate must be a citizen of the United States of America
• Candidate must have a minimum of a Top Secret/SCI clearance
• A United States Government administered polygraph examination will be given to the selected candidate; he/she must pass it to maintain employment in this position
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8 years of professional experience; or 6 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree
• Minimum of five years of relevant IT work experience.
• Perform hardware and software technology refreshes, ensuring milestone compliance.
• Proficient understanding of technology areas such as VMware VCenter, Hyper-V technology and management, in addition to Windows 10 OS.
• Fundamental understanding Image creation, maintenance, testing and deployment.
• Hands-on experience implementing DoD STIG requirements and patch and update/vulnerability mitigation
• Proficient with troubleshooting Window 10 OS computing environment
• Hands-on experience with reviewing system logs and events to resolve issues
• Demonstrated analytical approach to solve complex problems in a large-scale, and multi datacenter environment.
• Develop and provide solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact testing and production computing enclaves.
• Demonstrate the ability to manage data backup and recovery evolutions as required.
• Experienced with creating and managing critical system work instruction and Standard Operating Procedure documentation.
• Experience with creating and managing Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, MS Server Operating systems

Desired Skills:
• Experience using VMware, Linux, SCCM, HyperV, CommVault, Netapp

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