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Job #9460: Information Technology



Job Code: #9460
Title: System Administrator
Date Posted: 04/18/2014
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: Clifton Virginia

Job Description:

System Administrator

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the System Administrator is to provide monitoring and on-going systems support of in support of a customer at their data center location in Clifton Forge, VA. The System Administrator will work side-by-side with the IT staff on-site and provide professional support to the end-customer. The System Administrator will work to ensure all requests are addressed in a timely manner and that issues are resolved.


Primary Responsibilities:

This position is a part of the maintenance team, and significant day to day activities may include the following:

Technical support and administration of all aspects of operating systems and hardware, as well as in-house software and solutions

Periodic physical installation and reconfiguration of software, server, and SAN storage platforms in customer bench-top and rack environment

Development of scripts and tools that support in-house software and hardware solutions

Development of 24/7 automated monitoring solutions that verify functionality of all aspects of the in-house software and hardware.

Development and maintenance of application and server configuration management - Patch management, including performing as needed software patches and BIOS/FW version and settings updates

Regular verification and update to all aspects of systems, hardware, and network security to include meet or exceed industry standards for PCI-DSS certification

Creating as-needed documentation for the customer to maximize usability, acceptance, and understanding


Basic Qualifications:

Minimum three years systems administration experience

Minimum of five years’ experience with Microsoft Active Directory and Directory File Sharing (DFS)

Minimum of two year experience with VMWare



Preferred Qualifications:

Experience building high capacity systems and disaster recovery planning

Experience working with multiple relational database management system (RDBMS) platforms and related tools such as SQL Server.

Ability to work well with clients and a multi-disciplinary team

Experience with Data Replication solutions

Experience with networking, router, and firewall solutions

Experience with server virtualization for consolidation, HA, and development sandboxes, especially with VMWare - Solid experience with SAN technologies

Experience administering java based web applications running on J2EE application servers such as WebSphere



Location: Clifton Forge, VA
Some travel to the Austin, TX facility may be required for knowledge transfer and training.




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