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Linux System Administrator - Windows admin and Desktop Support

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network, Arlington Virginia

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Why a Great Opportunity

Linux System Administrator -  Seven Corners, VA - US citizen strongly preferred - Compensation: DOE
World leader in the research & development of advanced information processing, computing, and communications technologies.

  • This organization is involved with advanced R&D for such organizations such as DARPA.
  • The Arlington location is one of 3 campuses nationwide and this is one of the smaller offices with between 25 and 50 users.
  • You will be working with some very smart people involved with the most advanced technology.
  •  In time they may want you to move into the cleared space by getting you a security clearance.

Job Description

  • They have three research campuses: one in Marina Del Rey, CA; one in Arlington, VA; and one in Waltham, MA.
    •    *This position is primarily located in Arlington, VA.  Periodic travel to Waltham MA  on a quarterly basis or as needed for emergency on-site work.  
  • My client is seeking a well-rounded System Administrator to support core institute IT infrastructure operations and end user support.  
  • You will have the opportunity to work with other highly skilled technology experts on complex systems and interesting technical challenges.

"    Manage, support, and upgrade (software and hardware) the infrastructure, desktop operations and general facilities.
"    Proactively identify and resolve system reliability and performance concerns including network devices and applications.
"    Provide analytical and technical expertise on system integration, installation, replacement and upgrades of servers and operating systems.
"    Provide support for corporate and classified network related connectivity for corporate network working in conjunction with network engineering team.
"    Develop and maintain appropriate system documentation. Formulate standards for system management.
"    Participate in the "on-call" rotation acting as the first responder for the team to emergency after hours calls on critical systems.

  • Desktop support is essential. Help provisioning Windows, Mac and linux desktop/laptop and assist in day to day troubleshoot with peripherals.
  • Our office users are quite tech savvy besides only a handful of administrative users would need more closer attention. Other than that are more adhoc support to users.

Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
   5 years professional systems administration experience with the understanding and strong technical knowledge of and experience with systems administration, backups, operating systems programming/scripting languages and associated hardware platforms and end user/endpoint support.
    Possesses the required knowledge to build, configure, load and restore a system from the ground up and network troubleshoot.

"    Experience with NIST 800-171, NIST 800-53, and/or the DSS Risk Management Framework
"    CISSP or similar security credential
"    Implementation of L2 networks, particularly with Cisco, HPE, Aruba, and/or Arista gear
"    Automation and Orchestration: e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Powershell, Vagrant, Ruby, and/or Python
"    Deploying and supporting common open source software packages



Must HAVE (Please only apply/send if you have these)

  • US citizen (May consider a U.S. permanent resident)
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as computer science, computer information systems, etc. OR equivalent combined education, training, and experience
  • Linux
  • VMware virtualization platform management
  • RHEL, CentOS and/or Ubuntu (or similar), Active Directory /Exchange / Windows Server
  •  Security hardening and patching of information systems including network, servers, desktop/laptop and mobile devices including documentation and creating audit reports
  • Network: Intranet, Ethernet and Internet connectivity and topology management and troubleshoot.
  • Storage: NAS, DAS, SAN setup and Backup management
  • Rack/Stack, configure, maintain physical hardware equipment
  • Deploy and maintain end user Linux, Mac and Windows workstations - desktop, laptop, printer and peripherals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong candidates will be self-motivated and ready to engage in lively technical give-and-take.

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