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Professional Systems Administrator x 2 1 Linux 1 Windows

Parks Professional Placements New Orleans, LA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Senior Professional Systems Administrator (2 Positions open - 1 Linux and 1 Windows) / New Orleans, LA

***No Corp-2-Corp***

MUST HAVE CURRENT AND ACTIVE SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE AND DOD 8570 IA Level II Certification (i.e. Security+ CE).

Parks Professional Placements is seeking a Sr. Linux and a Sr. Windows Administrator in New Orleans, LA. This position 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

Responsibilities (Linux):
•Create and Maintain Amazon Web Services (AWS) Environment
•Provide LINUX administration in the following functions: LINUX server deployment, optimization, application design / architecture, system upgrades and patching.
•Troubleshoot and diagnose advanced LINUX server issues, including reliability issues, performance concerns, and software bugs.
•Assist in the design and implementation of existing and new technologies and services in support of program / project initiatives.
•Acknowledgement and Remediation of findings in the weekly vulnerability scan remediation process (ACAS)
•Perform DISA Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) on systems as necessary
•Ensure Operating System is in compliance with DoD-mandated directives
•Perform Installation, Patching, Backups and Recovery

Responsibilities (Windows)
Analyzes requirements and design specifications for functional activities.
•Should provide identification/fixing for the problems within existing systems design/implementation of new systems, enhances the existing systems and participates in analysis, design and new construction of virtual IT systems.
•Responsible for installation, configuration and administration of multiple COTS products.
•Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers and COTS Administrators.
•Sets up administrator and service accounts, applies STIG's to server, maintains security posture of server, 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.

Education and Experience:
•Bachelor’s Degree (4 years of additional experience may be substituted for a Bachelor Degree)
•6+ Years’ experience
•Minimum 4 years’ experience as a Linux administrator. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7, preferred.
•UNIX shell scripting experience.
•Unix Security Framework knowledge (PAM, KDC/LDAP, SSH key management, etc.).
•Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG)
•LDAP/DNS Management

Desired Responsibilities/Skills (Linux):
•Experience with RedHat Directory Server or other LDAP implementation, design and implementation
•Experience with automation tools (i.e Puppet Chef or Ansible)
•AWS certification preferred · Experience with AWS Server EC2 Server Creation and Maintenance
•RMF Compliance Controls
•CISSP, CISA, CISM, AWS Certified Information Security Manager, Firewall Management ·
•Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
•Virtualization and Managing Virtual Machines

Desired Responsibilities/Skills (windows):
•Experience with AWS Server EC2 Server Creation and Maintenance
•RMF Compliance Controls
•Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
•Advanced PowerShell scripting skills
•Active Directory, DNS - design and maintenance
•Experience with central configuration manager like SCCM
•Working knowledge of Configuration Management Tools (i.e. Ansible)
•Virtualization and Managing Virtual Machines


Our client is an established, rapidly growing, veteran-owned small business providing solutions to contemporary problems, specializing in Organizational Change Management and Enterprise Information Technology Implementation and Services. Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to supporting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Our client offers competitive compensation and benefits as well as great long-term career opportunities.

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