We are currently seeking a System Administrator to contribute to one of this country's premier defense research organizations working in Lexington, MA. The Advanced Lasercom Systems and Operations Group develops, builds, and operates prototype space and airborne Lasercom terminals. As a Windows System Administrator, you will support both classified and unclassified development.
*** This position Requires and Active Top Secret Clearance or higher***
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The client’s team members experience the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, customer-focused and technically innovative work environment. They strive to deliver the best of the best in technical services to customers. Candidates that possess a love for technical challenges, a desire to constantly learn and the desire to establish themselves as critical players within a team are strongly encouraged to apply.
Perform various system administration duties in a multiple small mixed Windows/Linux environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Windows 10/Server 2016, be a self-starter, and act as the Windows Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the group. Qualified candidates must be eager to learn and grow in other areas such as Linux, storage administration, VMWare and networking. This position will provide both server and desktop level support to the group as well as various programs/projects. Must have highly effective verbal and written communication skills, proven experience working in a team environment, and the ability to complete assignments independently with minimal supervision.
An active Top Secret clearance
Experience (3-5 years of experience) implementing and supporting Windows Server 2012/2016
Experience implementing and supporting Windows/Linux in R&D Lab environment
Experience implementing/managing McAfee EPO server
Experience implementing/managing WSUS or similar patch management utility
Demonstrated experience performing Windows 7 to 10 migrations
Demonstrated troubleshooting of complex/distributed networks and systems
Detailed knowledge of Windows security hardening principles and practices (STIG, RMF, etc.)
Experience providing system and hardware level support on Dell Server/Desktop technology
Proven ability to learn and implement unfamiliar technologies
Provide general user support
Research into new technologies that can enhance productivity for us or our customers
Document IT procedures
A current CompTIA Security+ or other 8570 DoD approved certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months
Experience troubleshooting/working with Linux systems (RHEL/CentOS/Fedora preferred)
Experience troubleshooting/working with networking protocols
Experience implementing/managing enterprise storage
Experience supporting/implementing virtualization technologies
Experience maintaining enterprise backup solutions
Experience utilizing/implementing Dev Ops tool sets
A Microsoft MCSA, MCSE or similar industry certification
Qualifications and Background:
BS OR Associate’s degree and at least 1 Certification.
At least 5 years of applicable experience.