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System Administrator

Company: J5 Consulting
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

J5 Consulting is a Maryland based company established in 2006 to provide computing and consulting services for government and commercial entities. Our services improve Information System networking performance and compliance, and protect electronic assets from loss and compromise. We welcome your application to receive consideration for the following position.This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance and full scope polygraph.Job DescriptionThe System Admin will maintain Linux servers within the sponsor enterprise. Perform general systems administration in a cloud based environment, including but not limited to, log monitoring and performance monitoring. Deploy, manage and operate applications in a cloud computing environment. Administer cloud computing applications to include patching, upgrading AMI, and maintaining application availability. Test, maintain, and monitor standalone computers. Install new programs for laboratory instruments on standalone computers. Assist in troubleshooting issues with hardware and software installations on standalone computers connected to laboratory instruments. Communicate with vendors and sponsor to resolve software or hardware installation problems. Coordinate new instrument and computer installation with vendors and sponsor entities. Coordinate maintenance of analytical instruments and associated software with vendors. Coordinate with the appropriate personnel working in the laboratory, remote development teams, and other sponsor entities. Back up data for sponsor systems. Transition old computer and laboratory equipment and replace with new technology. Perform operating system software updates and upgrades (DUD disk), virus definition updates, and other associated software updates. Create, understand, implement, and update and approve System Security Plans for customer technology. Support customer requirements for security scans of computers and applications installed in customer spaces. Assist in the property inventory process. Help reconcile property discrepancies. Assist in the retrieval of information from various databases to accurately track and inventory items. Place orders for new supplies and equipment via appropriate databases. Coordinate and track incoming/outgoing shipments and supplies via appropriate databases. Transport shipments to/from locations in the WMA. Use good judgment and personal initiative in recognizing appropriate action to be taken for completion of tasks. Demonstrate a high level of service delivery.Required Skillsand demonstrated experience:* Demonstrated experience managing Linux Servers in an enterprise environment.* Demonstrated experience working with Amazon Web Services or other cloud based services.* Demonstrated experience with Linux operating systems.* Demonstrated experience performing evaluation and troubleshooting for computer and application related problems, such as malfunctions and problems with software, analytical equipment and associated computers.* Demonstrated experience testing, maintaining, and monitoring computer programs and systems.* Demonstrated experience coordinating the installation of specialized computer programs such as instrument specific software, and systems.* Demonstrated experience demonstrating independent problem solving related to installation of specialized computer programs.* Demonstrated experience performing price estimation or purchasing.* Demonstrated experience performing physical installation, inventory and physical decommission activities.* Demonstrated experience physically installing workstations, servers and other specialty equipment.Desired, though not required skills:* Demonstrated experience using Sponsor databases for tracking incoming and outgoing shipments.* Demonstrated experience performing approved security lockdowns of computers associated with analytical equipment.* Demonstrated experience working with the sponsor's security regulations.* Demonstrated experience working with data sensitivity and handling restrictions* Demonstrated experience working with vendors to coordinate deliveries, installation and maintenance activities.* Demonstrated experience as a data transfer officer with the sponsor.* Demonstrated experience with implementation of system security plans and security scans.* Demonstrated experience working with the sponsors' security requirements for purchasing, installation and decommission.* Demonstrated experience placing orders for new supplies and equipment via appropriate Sponsor databases.* Demonstrated experience with transporting shipments within the WMAJ5 Consulting offers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing fair and equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.Powered by JazzHRosTYA1OrZ2

Keywords: J5 Consulting, Reston , System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

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