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System Administrator

Company: SSATI (Sensible Solutions and Technology), Inc.
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

System Administrator, Clearance Required - TS/SCI w/Polygraph
Please note, this position requires all candidates to currently possess an active Top-Secret SCI Clearance with a Polygraph. This position is not an opportunity to be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance.
The Work:
The overall team provides life-cycle support for mission development projects as well as support for a variety of engineering activities, under the direction of T16. Teammates will interface with various development programs in both pre-design/development (requirements) phases and post-development (integration, test, deployment and sustainment) phases. In addition, teammates will support various architectural, design, logistics, security and acquisition activities as directed.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • A current Top-Secret/SCI government security clearance with polygraph is required.
  • Shall have a minimum of seven (7) years' experience in software engineering/development and/or systems engineering/analysis.
  • Must possess experience in all phases of software engineering to include requirements analysis, development, testing and integration, maintenance and problem diagnosis/resolution and/or experience in phases of applications systems analysis to include evaluation and design, integration and optimization of complex systems.
  • Must have experience with communication applications, database management, use of programming languages and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods.
  • Must have experience in networks, storage, Linux, virtual environments and general hardware knowledge.
  • Experience with COTS/GOTS; specifically: LINUX, KVM, OPENSTACK (compute, Cinder, Neutron) or similar virtualization technology.
  • Experience with big storage - GPFS, Lustre.
  • Perl/Python/Shel scripting experience.
  • Networking experience - subnetting, routing.
  • Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Configuring, adding, and deleting file systems.
  • Plan and manage the data center environment.
  • Ensuring uniformity between development, test and production environments.
  • Troubleshooting any reported problems.
  • System performance tuning.
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software.
  • Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems.
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc.
  • Be able to answer technical queries and assist users.
  • Documenting the configuration of the system.
  • Training users
    Bonus Points:
    • Experience with perl, python and web services.
    • Experience with developing applications software for small to highly complex computer systems or portions of large integrated systems and/or for providing analysis and engineering of functional aspects of software and hardware architecture and system support.
    • Experience with preparing detailed specifications from which software products will be designed and/or candidate will translate documented designs into software products by developing, documenting, testing and debugging code.
    • Experience with applications that deal with utility programs, job control language, macro, subroutines and other control modules.
    • Candidate shall be competent to work at the highest level of all phases of software engineering and/or all phases of applications systems analysis with minimal direction or oversight.
    • Must have a strong grasp of computer security. This includes not only deploying software patches, but also preventing break-ins and other security problems with preventive measures.
      As a System Administrator, You Will:
      • Be responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and operation of computer systems and servers. Ensure that uptime, performance, resources, and security of the computers/servers/systems meet user requirements.
      • Acquire, install, and/or upgrade computer components and software; provide routine automation; maintain security policies; troubleshoot; train or supervise staff; or offer technical support for projects.
      • Be knowledgeable of operating systems and applications, as well as hardware and software troubleshooting, knowledge of the purposes for which people in the organization use the computers.
      • Be on call when a system goes down or malfunctions and be able to quickly and correctly diagnose the issue and how best to fix it. Need to have teamwork and communication skills; as well as being able to install and configure hardware and software.
      • Understand the behavior of software in order to deploy it and to troubleshoot problems, and generally know several programming languages used for scripting or automation of routine tasks.
      • Be responsible for automating system or application configuration with various configuration management tools.
        Work Site: Greater Ft. Meade, MD area.
        To Learn More About Our Team and Solutions, Check Out the Following:
        At Sensible Solutions and Technologies, Inc. (SSATI), we don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community. SSATI is honored to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Keywords: SSATI (Sensible Solutions and Technology), Inc., Denver , System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Denver, Colorado

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