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AIX/UNIX System Adminstrator

KaylaTek, Inc. | Arlington VA 22202 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/22/2021

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Come join our growing team with a 21st Century Vision!  At KaylaTek, we understand that the key to our success is the quality of the people we employ. Our focus is not just on jobs, but on building and enhancing your career through ongoing professional development, training, and high quality of life. Our team members choose KaylaTek for a number of reasons including our competitive compensation and benefit packages, dedication to education, as well as our outstanding service. Our Grow Strong Vision encompasses a place for employees to grow, learn and feel a sense of belonging, not just a place to work.

KaylaTek has an exciting System Administrator opportunity to expand the teams' distinguished System Admin Team.  The AIX/UNIX Professional will work with the SA team to operate and maintain a financial system utilized throughout all of the United States Air Force.  The qualified candidate will provide information technology support for the Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System (ABIDES) including installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting support running the AIX operating system version 7.1 on IBM BladeCenter JS21 physical file servers and Linux Operating System, version 7x.  ABIDES also utilizes Ingres Enterprise Relational Database Management System, version 11.0.  The ideal candidate will make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.  Monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.  ABIDES is expected to be upgraded to a new financial application Program & Budget Enterprise Services (PBES) by February 2022, at which time we will perform shutdown procedures for ABIDES.This is a high visibility position supporting a premier Air Force contract at the Pentagon. This position is a company position will full benefits.


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Essential Job Functions

  • At least 6-8 years professional experience in Information Technology
  • At least 3 years of UNIX systems administration experience
  • At least 1 year system administration experience on AIX/Linux and IBM BladeCenter servers
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN technologies and principles
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose and resolve server, storage, and network problems
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage work assignments with minimal supervision
  • Experience working directly with end users and factory support to troubleshoot and resolve system issues
  • Work with vendors for maintenance support of hardware and software
  • Ensure that all computer and storage resources are configured and maintained to the system baseline and troubleshooting and restoration activities in the event of resource failures
  • Self-starter, proactive in determining goals and objectives and pursuing the necessary course of action
  • Ability to be on-call and carry on-call cellphone during non-working hours
  • Ability to work off-hour shifts and weekend shifts as needed to support ongoing operations

Desired Skills

  •  Experience with Windows Operating System.
  •  Experience working in operational government environments

Required Education, Certification and Security Clearance

  • B.S. degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Currently possess DoD IAT Level II certification, Security+CE or equivalent certification or higher.
  • At least a Final DOD Secret clearance required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

KaylaTek is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. KaylaTek also participates in e-Verify.

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Location Arlington, VA, 22202, United States
Categories Accounting & Finance, Construction, Skilled Labor & Trades, Aerospace & Aviation, Human Resources & Recruiting, Administrative & Clerical, Counter Intelligence & /SIGINT/HUMINT/MASINT, GIS Imagery & IMINT, Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Legal, Manufacturing & Production, Logistics & Supply Chain, Science, Chemical & Biological, Customer Service & Help Desk, Education / Training / Instructor, Environment, Executive, Facilities, General, Government, Graphic Arts / Media / Advertising, Hospitality / Housekeeping, Journalism, Law Enforcement & Security, Medical & Biomedical, Nuclear, Professional, Research and Analyst, Sales, BD & Marketing, Telecommunications, Contracts & Acquisitions, Cyber Security, Data Science, Linguists, Translators & Interpreters, Engineering
Ctznship Statuses Eligible to work in USA
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI, Top Secret/SSBI, Top Secret/EBI, Top Secret (TS), Secret, Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Teresa Drwiega
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Primary Phone 703-896-7697
Job Code 2021-01