System Administrator (Infrastructure Support Services) #2637

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  • Hines, IL
  • Information Technology
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OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION

The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.

 

  • Builds, installs and manages physical and virtual server environments
  • Documents, monitors, and audits those environments
  • Administer and maintain a secure user environment and shared resources in general in accordance with applicable security best practices and optimal resource accessibility.
  • Primary resource for server and network hardware and software issues
  • Provides supplemental network and systems administration support to IT team
  • Works with IT team on large projects
  • Development of performance metrics and hardware/OS performance tuning
  • Knowledge and experience in a large-scale Enterprise network.
  • Knowledge of Linux (RHEL) administration
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Server platform and its components including Active Directory, Windows Server 2012/2016, failover clustering, certificate services, IIS, and other related technologies.
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Experience in supporting a 24x7production environment
  • Proficient within the following technologies – Patch Management, Vulnerability Assessment/Remediation, AV Support, Backup Technologies
  • Perform system administration activities in all phases of a project, to include discovery, design, build, test, and deploy.

Mandatory Qualifications (Please list all Education, Certifications, Experience, and Skills that are required to get an interview. These mandatory qualifications should be non-negotiable based on your contract requirements)

  • Education / Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline with 0-2 years of relevant experience is required.  Degree may be substituted for the certifications below.
    • PWS Specified Certifications Requirement with no experience: One of the certifications below: A+, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT), VMware Certified Associate 6- Data Center Virtualization, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), Network+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).
  • Background Investigation: Must be able to pass a government Tier 4 High Background Investigation.

Desired Qualifications (Please list all Education, Certifications, Experience, and Skills that are desired. These should not be disqualifiers, but rather nice to haves):

  • Education / Experience:
    • Microsoft – Minimum 5 years (DHCP, Login Scripts, File/Print Services, DHCP, SCCM, Active Directory, Group Policy Management, System Hardening, SNMP, Patch Management, IIS Web Services, SQL, Scan Remediation, OS Deployment Group Policy Management)
    • Experience with configuration and administration of Windows file servers.
    • Experience with installation, configuration, and administration of enterprise hardware including rack mount and blade servers
    • Experience writing/maintaining appropriate scripts to automate system administration and recurring jobs
    • Experience with Microsoft SCCM.
    • Citrix Xenapp Administration is a plus
    • Linux – Red Hat is a plus
  • Certifications:
    • A+, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT), VMware Certified Associate 6- Data Center Virtualization, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), Network+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.

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