Systems Administrator will setup and maintain the storage environments on Hyper-V (MS) and VMware for Windows and Linux servers. The Administrator will need to be able to operate backup infrastructure technologies Commvault, SAN, Netbackup and their configurations. This 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.US Citizenship and active Top Secret security clearance are required. Must be able to obtain TS/SCI security clearance. Successful completion of a Background Investigation to obtain the Government Security Clearance required.Position is located in Stennis Space Center, MS. Teleworking available.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND 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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience; additional experience in lieu of degree accepted.
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.
Experience using VMware, Linux, SCCM, HyperV, CommVault, Netapp
Security Clearance requirements:
Existing TS/SCI clearance with DHS or another federal entity.
Must be able to obtain the DHS' Entry on Duty (EOD) Program Suitability
Federal Background Investigation REQUIRED - please read.
The selected candidates for this position must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated government background investigation. This background investigation requires U.S. citizenship and will include an investigation of your financial, education, employment, medical, residence, and personal records. The cost of this investigation will be paid by TWD & Associates.