Systems Administrator II

Location:   Huntsville, AL

ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Reagan Test Site (RTS) Operations Center as a Systems Administrator
  • Work with a team supporting mission initiatives in a secure, isolated computing environment
  • Work with peers, internal customers, and management to create a highly available, resilient, and standardized IT infrastructure
  • Install, maintain, and support multiple Windows and Linux-based servers on physical and virtual platforms in support of RTS initiatives
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise as well as look for issues proactively
  • Maintain a secure computing environment, including adherence to a backup schedule, patching of all systems, and applying applicable STIG settings
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, and within the wider business units
  • Maintain hardware lifecycle by deploying replacement systems in a timely fashion
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolution for hardware and software issues

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate Degree in Information Technology or a related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Three (3) or more years of Systems Administration experience
  • CompTIA Security+ or similar certification(s) meeting DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II or ability to obtain certification(s) within six (6) months of hire
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization, documentation, and project management skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with team members cross-functionally
  • Strong related technical knowledge and skills
  • Basic network troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of and troubleshooting skills with Windows 7, 10, 2012R2, and 2016
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively:
    • Install, configure, and maintain Windows systems in a mission critical environment
    • Deploy, configure, and maintain Windows systems
    • Install and update software packages from repositories or SCCM.
    • Manage local users and groups with Active Directory integration
    • Secure physical and virtual machines to DISA STIG requirements

DESIRED SKILLS/CERTIFICATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • MCSA Certified
  • Experience with scripting languages (VBScript, PowerShell)
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