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Systems Administrator - Expert

Full Time

NS2 Mission

Reston VA 20191 USA

Posted 06/14/2024

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Are you interested in working in a dynamic environment that offers opportunities for professional growth and new responsibilities by helping clients drive alignment with their business, advising through critical and complex issues, while allowing you to develop personally and professionally? Then consider a career at NS2 Mission. We have grown into an industry leading provider of technology services to the IC, DoD, and U.S. Government.

Position Description:

NS2 Mission is seeking a Systems Administrator Expert to support a new program in Reston, VA. 

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the system’s logs and applications daily.   Automate this monitoring to the extent possible
  • Conduct system backups on an interval agreed upon with the Sponsor
  • Conduct data archiving on an interval agreed upon with the Sponsor
  • Perform system hardening of Linux and Windows systems according to information security engineering principles and industry best practices
  • Maintain all server, including Windows servers, Linux servers, Oracle database servers, Apache servers, DNS servers and Domain controllers
  • Apply server patches and operating system updates in a timely fashion as defined by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).   Automate this process to the extent possible
  • Assist the Sponsor with hardware and software acquisitions and implementation
  • Ensure software licenses are renewed as appropriate
  • Obtain Sponsor waivers as necessary
  • Submit Discrepancy Reports (DR) and Requests for Change (RFC) through the appropriate Sponsor channels
  • Work closely with the ISSM and other customer security elements as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of computer science, information systems, engineering, mathematics, or other related scientific or technical discipline.  If the candidate does not have a Bachelor's degree, they must have (5) additional years of experience.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in Systems Administration
  • Demonstrated experience performing security scans and compliance scanning
  • Ability to work independantly with minimal direction
  • Demonstrated experience administering Linux and Windows environments to include system hardening
  • Working knowledge of Data Systems environments

Desired skills:

  • Working knowledge of engineering in virtual environments (VMWare, VCenter, Hyper-V)
  • Working knowledge of Solarwinds
  • Windows Server 2016, 2019 and Windows 10
  • Windows patching to include SCCM or MECM
  • Windows Backup – DPM
  • SQL
  • Microsoft Deployment Tool – MDT

Position Clearance Requirement:

 TS/SCI with FSP

 Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain or maintain a U.S security clearance which requires U.S citizenship.

NS2 Mission is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. NS2 Mission is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that NS2 Mission may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide in your application, with its affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

NS2 Mission maintains a drug-free workplace and may perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, where required by contract and permitted by law.

Job Detailsback to top

Location Reston, VA, 20191, United States
Categories Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Software & Systems Development
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

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Contact Name Cristina McDonell
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Primary Phone (571) 837-0770
Job Code 1174

Systems Administrator - Expert

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