System Administrator Job Description Sample
This position is for System Administration support for development and production environments for a mission critical Identity and Access Management(IdAM) system. Responsibilities include working with a team obtaining and configuring Virtual Machines(VMs), loading Operating systems and software, performing security hardening, patching, and monitoring status. Position also will support ISSO and ISSEs in obtaining and maintaining security certification and accreditation. Apply knowledge of computer operations, platforms, systems, architectures, functions, and terminology. Independently read, write and implement standard operating procedures and technical documentation.
- Linux and Windows operating systems
- Scripting languages (e.g. Perl, bash, etc.)
- OS and Software application patching (e.g. IAVA, Version updates)
- Excellent communications skills
- 3 years System Administration experience. An additional 4+ years of System Administration experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 7 years.
- 2+ years experience with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) authentication services.
- Must be able to work in collaborative environment with other network/platform engineers and system/application administrators.
- Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
- IdAM directories (active directory and/or LDAP)
- Ticket tracking tools (e.g. Jira, Redmine, RT Tracker)
- Networking/Load Balancing
- Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to multi-task and work independently and with a team
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines
TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph
EHM Productions is looking for a Senior DevOps Systems Engineer to join our Digital team. The department is small, so you'll be doing both Systems Administration and Engineering work across all EHM's digital sites. The team is spread throughout the continent in a virtual environment (but most of us are not considered bots.)
Our environment is buzzword compliant:
Hosted in the Cloud
All services templated in CloudFormation
Heavy reliance on Docker/ECS Fargate (we replaced our monolith with micro services)
Highly Available (DR/BC) and Highly Scalable
Moving towards SPLLADD™ (Symfony/PHP/Linux/Lambda/Apache/Docker/DynamoDB)
If interested, do the following steps (it should take 30 minutes or less):
Download and install Docker
Clone the jobreq/reqgit repo
cd into the 'req' directory and 'docker-compose up'
Fix the three problems with the configurations (Dockerfiles are OK)
View the requirements hosted on the docker web server
Installing and configuring software, hardware and networks
Monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues
Ensuring security and efficiency of IT infrastructure
Other duties as required
Have knowledge supporting a high volume production environment
At least 3-5 years Linux (Ubuntu/Alpine)
At least 2 years Docker, AWS ECS, AWS CloudFormation
Can administer, setup and troubleshoot Docker containers (and AWS ECS clusters)
Very familiar with Amazon AWS (EC2, S3, ELB, RDS, ElastiCache, Route53, CloudFront, CloudFormation, OpsWorks, DynamoDB, ECS, Lambda, etc)
Can work remotely as part of small team and still be reliable
Work on-call on a rotating schedule
Comfortable working with Github
EHM Productions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Join a team responsible for delivering exceptional customer support through the resolution of technical problems and answering queries! This team staffs a technical service desk providing support on various shifts as needed, including support during off hours and may include limited travel. This position is located at a regional office in Florida that supports the US Department of State.
Acuity, Inc. is a leading management and technology consulting firm that specializes in serving the federal government. Our innovative, collaborative and rewarding work environment has earned repeat honors from the Washington Business Journal's Best Places to Work and SmartCEO Corporate Culture awards.
Responsibilities Strategy & Planning
- Evaluate documented resolutions and analyze trends for ways to prevent future problems.
Field incoming help desk requests from end users via both telephone and e-mail in a courteous manner.
Monitoring system environment, including performing system health checks, resolving or escalating errors appropriately.
Provide network administration support, including installing and upgrading software, implementing file backups, and configuring systems and applications.
Perform preventative maintenance, including patching system servers, updating passwords.
Maintain and troubleshoot data center/hub infrastructure (remote support).
Manage Administrative accounts and permissions.
Maintain network appliances and infrastructure (remote support).
Monitor closely the system infrastructure for potential issues, failures, and/or outages.
Monitor Citrix site performance (site components, server to client communications, profile availability/stability, NetScaler performance).
Maintain, reboot, and patch VMWare virtual infrastructure.
Document all pertinent end user identification information and nature of problem or issue into incident tracking system.
Build rapport and elicit problem details from help desk customers.
Prioritize and triage problems. Hand off appropriately to next shift. Escalate problems (when required) to the appropriate group.
Record, track, and document the help desk request problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and actions taken, through to final resolution.
Apply diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.
Access software updates, drivers, knowledge bases, and frequently asked questions resources on the Internet to aid in problem resolution.
Identify and learn appropriate software and hardware used and supported by the organization.
Test fixes to ensure problem has been adequately resolved.
Perform post-resolution follow-ups to help requests.
Develop reference guides and frequently asked questions lists for end users.
U.S. Citizenship and a current active Top Secret Security Clearance.
Associate's Degree or higher and/or 5 - 15 years of experience.
At least five years overall system engineering experience including:
Windows System administration experience
Active Directory and Exchange administration experience
VMWare, Citrix and SCOM experience
Experience providing computer support services and IT related customer service.
Intermediate knowledge in hardware and networking; knowledge of networked computer system environments and peripheral device capabilities; advanced knowledge of common network applications, operating systems, and other business software applications; hardware and software troubleshooting techniques.
Basic understanding of hardware and connectivity components.
Strong knowledge of Windows desktop environment.
Strong Microsoft Office 2010/2013 (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) skills.
Intermediate knowledge of remote access.
Intermediate knowledge of patch management.
Intermediate knowledge of LAN/WAN networking including routers, switches and firewalls.
Sufficient knowledge of Microsoft Exchange to isolate a problem as with the network, email server, or email client.
Experience working in a team-oriented, service desk environment.
Ability to effectively and clearly deliver information to a range of audiences.
Ability to prioritize and perform a variety of concurrent tasks with minimal direction.
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, constantly changing environment.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Aptitude for understanding and troubleshooting technical problems.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Professional demeanor, strong customer relations skills.
Position will work either 2nd shift (3pm-11pm) Sunday-Thursday or 3rd shift (11pm-7am) Saturday-Wednesday
CISSP, MCSE/MCITP EA, CCNA; ITIL
Good understanding of the DOS environment
At least two years of BMC Remedy Service Management experience.
SAIC has several contingent career opportunities for Systems Administrators to support a customer within Cyber Warfare Command. These positions will be located in the Suitland, Maryland area and are contingent upon contract award.
The System Administrators will:
Assist with designing and fielding special purpose systems for critical missions, utilizing the latest virtualization products and recommending hardware procurement.
Design and support a virtualized windows server environment utilizing VMware & vCenter Server to manage windows virtualization on R&D and live windows server environments.
Provide day-to-day Information Systems (IS) engineering services to support the operation of the Command's AIS classified and internal special access networks.
Provide day-to-day infrastructure maintenance for Command AIS systems.
Provide system-engineering services to troubleshoot/correct network, system and software failures as reported by network users of the Command network.
Provide training and support for AIS personnel on network configuration, troubleshooting, operational procedures and use of software packages on the numerous Command networks.
Draft and maintain up-to-date system drawings to accurately reflect the configuration of the Command's classified computer networks.
Provide communications network support to on-going Program Management Office (PMO) sponsored research and development programs involving information systems mission requirements as tasked by management.
Provide general system engineering support to the Command as required and tasked by NCWDG N6 department management.
Understand user needs and expectations for AIS functions.
Understanding of Linux environments from the end user point of view.
Identify system data, hardware, or software components required to meet user needs.
Create an IS disaster recovery plan.
Provide software and hardware architectural analysis.
Provide testing & evaluation support for network systems.
Manage software and software license
EDUCATION, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree from accredited institution or four (4) years of experience in lieu of degree. In addition to educational requirement, a minimum of four (4) years of experience
Security + CE certification (or any IAT Level 2 certification)
4 years of Windows and/or Network experience
Windows Server 2008/2012 R2 experience
VMware expertise, using ESXi and vSphere version 5.1 and up
vCenter Server expertise managing a mid- level enterprise
Active Directory, DNS and Group Policy expertise
Linux experience: Ubuntu, Red hat, and general Linux experience
Basic Network switch and routing experience
Ability to work independently
Ability to rack and stack servers. Lift 50lbs or more
Ability to lead entry level system administrators
Security Monitoring & Auditing (SCCM) ACAS & Solar Winds tools experience desired
Ability to inventory equipment/software and provide list of what's needed
Ability to evaluate technologies for factors such as cost, portability, compatibility, usability for implementation, etc
Ability to attend building architecture meetings an provide valid input on equipment requirements/needs
Required: One or more of the following; Security Plus, Certified Authorization Professional (CAP), CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP), or CISSP
Preferred: Computer certified in MCSE, Linux+, or RHCE
Must be United States citizen
Active TS/SCI Clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI with CI Poly
Must possess an SSBI that is current within the last 5 years
Must disclose ongoing foreign contacts
Must disclose all foreign travel
Must disclose any financial issues such as wages garnished, referred to a collection agency, have tax liens or filed for bankruptcy
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Are you experienced in managing Windows with a passion for building and maintaining highly-available systems and services at massive scale?
The Controls Fleet team is responsible for building and supporting some of Amazon's most important infrastructure services. As part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), we support the infrastructure that runs the world's premier e-commerce and cloud computing environments.
We are seeking a passionate and motivated engineer to participate on a team of Windows and Linux Systems Engineers. The ideal candidate would be innovative and have great problem solving and analytical skills. You must be very comfortable and confident working on Windows systems and familiar with fundamental Windows Server patching and administration. You must have very strong knowledge of operating system and networking fundamentals. You understand TCP/IP and other common network protocols. You are proficient with at least one high-level scripting language (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, Perl). You should have a bias toward automation and track record of creating automated solutions. You have experience operating distributed systems and diagnosing and resolving complex problems. You pay attention to detail and solve problems at their root.
You will be working in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly. You must be flexible and adapt well to a wide range of tasks and technologies.
At Amazon, it is expected that your technical knowledge demonstrates both depth and breadth. Leveraging the strengths of individual team members as peers and delegating tasks appropriately within the group for long term projects will all be critical tasks for this role.
Systems Administration and support, including security patching, new system deployment, and account administration
Peer development of team members
Networking, including building robust, secure networks with Intrusion Detection
Metrics and projections
Advising development staff on application security
Host and network tools and implementations
Have a complete understanding of the various system interdependence and limitations
Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate secure, infrastructure focused tools and services
Advise and consult with internal customers on risk assessment, threat modeling and fixing vulnerabilities
Participate in security compliance efforts
Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions
Understand business context to decisions made within and across groups
Support critical infrastructure services that process millions of requests every minute
Participate in 24x7 on call rotation
Based in Minster, Ohio, Nidec Minster Corporation, a subsidiary of Nidec-Shimpo Corporation, is a world class supplier of equipment and services for the material forming industry. Nidec Minster presses and material handling equipment are in production in more than 87 countries around the world. A reputation for extreme quality and rugged dependability makes Nidec Minster the clear choice for leading-edge, productive stampers the world over.
Nidec Minster Corporation is currently seeking a System Administrator. This individual will assist other team members in the administration of the Microsoft Windows environment. This position will require IT project work as well as providing technical assistance to the Nidec Minster user community.
Identify and manage projects that provide value add to the corporation.
Take ownership and responsibility for specific areas of the infrastructure.
Ensure the health and availability of assigned areas meet expected service levels.
Provide technical consulting and assistance to the Nidec Minster user community and its affiliates across the globe.
Possess a sense of personal responsibility and urgency when dealing with internal customer needs.
Deploy and manage hardware and software installations.
Perform system upgrades and apply patches.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or other related fields.
Technical certifications are a plus.
2+ years working in a Microsoft Windows domain.
Experience in server virtualization is a plus.
Knowledge in basic networking configurations. WAN configuration and administration is a plus.
Experience with IT-related security packages and best practices.
Can work independently or within a team.
Possess excellent analytical skills as well as having the ability to apply proper corrective and preventative actions.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize accordingly.
Strong communication skills and technical writing abilities.
If you meet these requirements or have the foundational skills and have interest in the position, please apply at www.minsterjobs.com
An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, M/F/D/V
Nidec Minster Corporation will not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to Nidec Minster Corporation job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Preapproval from the Nidec Minster Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Nidec Talent Acquisition team.
The primary responsibility for the System Administrator is to provide a superior customer experience through tactical troubleshooting, monitoring, and proactive incident resolution for Flexential's customer environments. You will be heavily relied upon by the entire Flexential team to support, maintain and provide insight to our customers when they are in a high level of need. It's vitally important that you are a strong communicator, resourceful, and articulate in communicating identified issues and resolution steps to bring the customer's incident to a resolved state.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to enable concise and clear updates to customer service requests and incidents in a prompt manner
Identify recurring incidents within a customer's environment and determine the need to escalate to the appropriate technical resources, ensuring resolution of more complex issues
Desire to stay current on technology trends and Information Technology concepts
Collaborate with customers and teammates to determine improvement areas for capabilities and processes
Strive for First Call Resolution utilizing your troubleshooting skills and following the defined Flexential processes
Engage customers in a professional manner, resolving requests and incidents with a high sense of urgency and ownership
Be a team player focused on collective improvement and growth
Ability to quickly learn and apply knowledge of Flexential technology solutions to support incident management within customer environments, including incident response across the following areas: Microsoft & Linux OS, Cisco devices, Fortinet firewalls, CommVault backup solutions, VMware, Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery systems, and much more…
Adhere to the Flexential Core Values (Customer-centric, Collaborative, Caring, Competitive, Committed, Fun, Bold, Honest, Innovative)
For more experienced team members, mentor first level staff and serve as a primary escalation point for incidents and requests
5+ years of experience working within an IT Support environment
AA, BS, or High School Diploma and actively pursuing and advanced degree in the technology field
Network +, Security + and / or CCNA desired
Microsoft MCP or MCSA preferred
Use of command line tools such as CMD, Telnet, SSH, GIT, and SCP (Powershell, Bash or VBScript language skills is a plus)
Current experience applying troubleshooting techniques across various server, application, and network technologies including:
Remote Desktop, SSH, FTP
Microsoft Server Technologies (e.g. Server 2012) and OS Administration
VMWare and/or other virtualization technologies
Linux (or other *nix platforms) Administration
VLAN's, ACL's, IP subnets
Networking and Switching concepts
Strong interpersonal communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills, and a positive, customer satisfaction mindset are critical to this position
Preferred: Experience with ticketing systems in an ITIL environment; ITIL v3 certification
Vaxcom Services, Inc.
Vaxcom Services Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security Solutions Company) is a niche provider of intelligence related support services. We are recognized experts in Intelligence Community with subject matter expertise in the areas of Technical/IT Services, Operations, and Intelligence Services.
Active TS/SCI clearance is required.
System Administrator Pensacola, FL
All levels of System Administrator will have the skills listed below.
The System Administrator provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems; including day-to-day operations for all client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
Configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance. Conducts testing of network design.
Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following shell and scripting languages: Bourne, C, Krone, Bash, Perl, Batch, VBScript, etc.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: Windows, Solaris, AIX, Red Hat, IRIX, Linux or UNIX.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with trouble-ticket or other tracking system.
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: networking protocols and applications (e.g., DNS, TCP/IP stack, sockets, console, license, NFS, SAMBA, and back-up, SAN and mail servers).
- Six (6) or more years of system administration experience required
- Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology.
Relevant certifications desired (Red Hat, Microsoft, Oracle, Solaris, UNIX, etc.)
DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I required.
Vaxcom is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
For additional information about Vaxcom Services Inc., Xator Corporation or the position, please email John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1800079361 Date posted 11/03/2018 Location Huntington Beach California United States
The Boeing Company is currently seeking a highly productive, self-motivated System Administrator to join the AIT Comp Technical Support group for our program specific Service Desk in Huntington Beach, CA.
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong verbal and written communication skills to work with team members, vendors, customers and other organizations to identify and resolve issues, and to provide training and support to end users
Experience in working with scientists, engineers and/or analysts in coding and debugging algorithms in a parallel processing environment
Demonstrated creative, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
Experience in testing and documenting software and systems
Ability to collaborate effectively within a small team environment as well as work multiple tasks independently with minimal direction
Ability to solve challenging problems
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.
Space and Launch
Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.
This position requires an active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)
Basic Qualifications (Required):
Must have a current final DoD Top Secret or other clearance based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed or updated within the past five years
Experience working in one or more of the following OS Environments:
Experience in troubleshooting and resolving system issues
Experience working in a customer support or service desk type environment
Experience working in a system administration environment
Experience working with large clustered high performance computing systems
Experience with parallel file systems
Experience working with Windows, RedHat Linux, and Solaris/Unix operating systems
Poss current DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II certification or better (e.g., CompTIA Security+ CE) within
Technical bachelor's degree and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with experience
A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematics, scientific or information technology field of study
Yes, 10 % of the Time
Contingent Upon Program Award
Position Summary Position Summary Pay Scale: Grade 17 Min: $28.10# -# Mid: $36.26-# Max: $44.42 # # Under general direction, performs work on personal computers, servers, local # wide area network infrastructure, telecommunication systems, interface engine, software applications, as installed and maintained by the Information Systems Department.
Serves as the technical resource on assigned application systems. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care. Installs and maintains personal computers and software. #Installs and maintains servers including version updates # patches. #Installs and maintains network infrastructure. #Installs and maintains direct-attached and network-attached printers. #Solves complex, inter-related problems using hardware/software research and analysis tools. #Maintains network security and resolves network security issues when discovered. #Works directly with users to resolve personal computer and printer issues. #Performs system backup and restore procedures. #Performs telephone system administration duties. #Provides cross-training to other Information Systems staff members. #Maintains equipment and software license records as required. #Participates in departmental on-call duties. #Collaborates with software vendors to develop integration and interfaces to existing systems. #Researches and reviews commercial software packages to determine applicability to needs of the organization.
Determines compatibility with existing systems. #Acts as an expert resource person concerning the functionality and capabilities of installed information systems. Assists users and other staff by solving system problems and, if needed, contacting the vendor for additional support. #Verifies the functionality provided in software releases prior to installation in the live environment. #Collaborates with the Education Department, vendor, or user department to plan user education. #Coordinates information security by issuing security codes to all new employees, creates user profiles and passwords for new employees. #Works directly with information technology vendors during implementation of new systems. #Maintains department documentation and records as directed. #Uses vendor developed reports, query tools, ad hoc report writer tools, computer programs and other available tools to extract desired information #Understands and actively follows all HIPAA/HiTech regulations and policies.# *Applies system patches and validates integrity of data center Windows servers. # Qualifications, Knowledge # Experience Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education): Bachelors degree in MIS, Computer Science, or related field; Demonstrated competence in one or more of the following: PCs, Microsoft server operating systems, network infrastructure, telephone systems, software application systems or, Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: None Specified Required Knowledge, Skills
Ability to interact with staff, physicians, and vendors in a helpful and positive manner. Ability to handle multiple requests/needs simultaneously; ability to remain calm when experiencing critical system issues.
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially when handling confidential information. Excellent customer service skills. Working knowledge of HIPAA/HiTech regulations and policies.
Aptitude for technology and excellent computer skills. Preferred Knowledge, Skills
Previous experience in a hospital information systems department Previous experience with electronic health record.
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