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System Administrator (Mid/Sr-Level) VDI Focus

ISSAC Corp Huntsville ,AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Location: Redstone Armory, HSV

Organization: Model and Simulation (M&S) Operations (ESO)

Clearance: SECRET

Level: Mid-Level/Senior

Position Description:

The selected applicant will become part of an integrated contractor team as a VDI System Administrator supporting high-fidelity/high resolution modeling of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).  The System Administrator will ensure the government’s desired technical direction is consistently implemented throughout a geographically distributed data center and extended sites.  Some travel may be required.

Roles and Responsibilities:

·         Serve as an Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technical representative to the government

·         Provide VDI System Administration

•        Perform daily VDI administration, maintenance and upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security Troubleshoot and resolve VDI issues

•        Creation and maintenance of virtualized applications

•        Creation and maintenance of desktop and RDSH pools

•        Creation and maintenance of VDI master images

•        Install, configure and maintain the virtual environments

•        Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

·         Provide hands-on system administration support, system maintenance and operations support

·         Supports building, configuring, and troubleshooting software and hardware enhancements, application deployments and infrastructure up-grades

·         Perform other IT duties as assigned

·         Ability to present architectural design using Microsoft Tools (Visio, Project, PowerPoint, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited academic institution in a relevant technical discipline and Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited academic institution in a relevant technical discipline and three (3) to five (5) years of relevant technical experience
  • Professional hands-on experience in design and implementation of the following technologies: Windows/Linux virtualization, Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware, storage technologies, Host-Base Security System, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution and other patch management solutions
  • Candidate must have cyber security qualifications IAW DoD 8570 standards upon employment.
    • Certifications:
      • Security+ or Security+ CE
      • Linux+ within 6 months or starting
  • Professional hands-on experience designing, deploying, or managing a Citrix based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure service
  • Demonstrated experience with configuration management using Subversion, Concurrent Version System (CVS) or similar tools
  • Experienced providing Help Desk Support/IT Support
  • Experienced with cloud based computing
  • Experience with machine virtualization including transitioning legacy products to virtualized products
  • Assist in evaluation, development, and deployment of large IT system of systems architectures involving both hardware and software components
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Customer focused with a desire to ensure success
  • Desire to continue to learn and grow

Additional Desired Skill Sets:

  • Demonstrated self-starter, takes initiative, can work independently with reduced supervision
  • DoD or MDA Modelling & Simulation experience
  • Familiarity with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) BMDS, MDA Objective Simulation Framework and/or Single Stimulation Framework, Flight Test, and Wargames & Exercise lab assets
  • Experience with the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Citrix XenDesktop / Netscaler certifications or training
  • Certifications:
    • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)
    • Network+
    • A+
    • Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
    • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
    • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

Security Clearance Requirements:   

·         Position requires that candidate possess, or be able to acquire an active SECRET security clearance in order to access classified information. Inability to maintain a security clearance will result in candidate being ineligible to support this position.

 

Company Description
ISSAC Corp (Innovative Support Services & Analytics Consulting) is a Systems Engineering and Advanced Data Analytics company located in beautiful Colorado Springs. We support clients across a wide range of industries, including federal/defense, bioscience/healthcare, and commercial.

ISSAC Corp

Why Work Here?

Fast paced, dynamic, creative environment · Small-company with a family-like culture · Cutting-edge analytics software development

ISSAC Corp (Innovative Support Services & Analytics Consulting) is a Systems Engineering and Advanced Data Analytics company located in beautiful Colorado Springs. We support clients across a wide range of industries, including federal/defense, bioscience/healthcare, and commercial.

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Huntsville, AL
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