SRA International, Inc., A CSRA Company Systems Administrator Sr (Storage) - Djibouti in Djibouti

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Secret (NACLC)

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret

Suitability:

No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Information Technology

Job Description:

CITS represents IT transformation and innovation on a large project with the shared objective to sustain and optimize mission critical operations and provides full life-cycle O&M and Engineering support to EUCOM and AFRICOM.

We are seeking Systems Senior Administrator with storage knowledge in Djibouti .

Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers. Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

CSRA is seeking a Systems Senior Administrator to perform administrative duties in a Microsoft and Cisco centric environment on multiple military networks (Unclassified, Classified, and Coalition). Duties include monitoring, patching and troubleshooting for a large enterprise network to include Windows servers, Windows 10 desktops, printers, network scanners, peripherals, networking and other equipment and software. The position also includes administering Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policies as well as ESXi host platforms. The position requires working a shift schedule of day or night, 12 hours per day and a 5 day work week.

The Systems Senior Administrator is responsible for system security and data integrity, assigns passwords, and monitors use of system resources. The Administrator is also responsible for virtual infrastructure, data storage systems, and system recovery mechanisms. He or she maintains and administers scalable, reliable, and well-performing server solutions. Candidate must be able to maintain and administer a wide range of applications in the server infrastructure, including database servers, web servers, print server, and application servers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor all local servers and services using Solar Winds and other monitoring tools. Experience providing support to end users and support administrators. Perform troubleshooting, reporting and escalation of system outages and events. Administer additions, changes, and removals in the server infrastructure. Manage and allocate storage, memory, CPU, and other resources.

  • Develop plans, processes and procedures to ensure the server availability, reliability, scalability and other performance goals.

  • Manage and verify system backups.

  • Create, update and close Remedy (or other ticketing system) trouble tickets. Work with application vendors to troubleshoot problems that arise in the environment. Research and coordinate technical issues and requirements related to systems and solutions. In depth knowledge of Microsoft desktop operating systems Windows 10, network connectivity, and desktop software application troubleshooting.

  • In depth knowledge of end user hardware and software installations, configurations, and troubleshooting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Compliant with DoD 8570 IAT III certifications (CISSP or CASP)

  • Virtual infrastructure operating environment

  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy management

  • Experience in ESXi host management

  • Strong customer-service orientation

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Four or more years of Systems Administration experience

  • Experience with large scale Windows environments

  • Experience with providing support of servers and systems

  • In depth working knowledge of Microsoft server and workstation products

Certifications preferred:

  • MCSE – Server 2012 Platform certified

  • Strong working knowledge of the Windows operating system environment, security compliance measures in a DoD environment (STIG’s, IAVA’s, VMS, etc)

  • An in depth understanding of supporting technologies: IIS, DHCP/DNS, Anti-Virus, Systems Management, High Availability configurations (Microsoft Clustering, etc)

  • A thorough understanding of enterprise datacenter technologies including Networking, Security, TCP/IP, SAN and NAS, VMware, and physical datacenter practices

  • Preference given to the following skills:

  • Manage Commvault Backup Appliances

  • NetApp Storage Administration (NAS)

  • Managing Blue Coat ProxySG Web Appliance

Special Requirements:

  • DoD 8570 IAT III compliant certification CompTIA CASP or CISSP

  • VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) certification

  • Associates degree in IT related field (or 4+ yrs exp)

  • MCSE (must obtain within 6 months)

  • Must be willing to work 60 hr work week

  • Theatre and Country Clearance

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# of Openings:

1

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

DJI Djibouti (APCDJI)

Additional Work Locations:

CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

THINK NEXT. NOW.

CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To “Think Next. Now.” is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results.

We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.

Everywhere you look, CSRA is there. We’re in our nation’s infrastructure, in training and education, in cyber security, in serving veterans who served us—and, so much more. Take some time to learn more about CSRA. You might be surprised to learn how we touch your life.

We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Join our team and use your skills and expertise to support the safety, security, health and well-being of the nation.