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Senior Systems Administrator

Senior Systems Administrator

Job Description

Senior Systems Administrator

Advanced Tactical Systems
- - designs, develops, delivers, and supports real-time tactical command and control systems. We have delivered systems to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and many of our Allied and Coalition partners.

We are recruiting for a Senior Systems Administrator to join our Information Technology team in Austin, Texas. 

General Job Description

Installs new software releases, system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches and resolves software related problems. Performs system backups and recovery. Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to IT Director. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Support, install and troubleshoot various network devices and services (e.g. routers, switches, firewalls, telephony, wireless, IPsec \ SSL VPN, syslog, event management, VoIP)
  • Manage vendor relationships to include support requests as needed
  • Evaluate, monitor, and implement network security safeguards in order to maintain a strong security posture
  • Support and maintain the network and system architecture to include maintaining documentation of multi-domain infrastructure
  • Identify, recommend and implement hardware and software upgrades
  • Work within established configuration, documentation and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
  • Support development, implementation and testing of the company’s disaster recovery and business continuity initiatives
  • Continued education and knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations
  • Ability to recognize and independently solve difficult problems involving judgments where the chance for error is high and/or errors could have serious consequences

Job Requirements

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Demonstrated 4+ years of hands-on network engineering experience
  • Industry experience with Microsoft Office 365 required
  • Experience with network monitoring, troubleshooting, diagnostic and analytic tools
  • Solid understanding of network protocols (e.g. IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, QoS) and the OSI or TPC/IP model
  • Industry experience with Microsoft Windows Server, VMWare, and SAN technologies
  • Industry experience in supporting Microsoft SQL Databases
  • Experience in network security monitoring and network hardening implementation
  • Quick learner, analytical, problem solving, written/oral communications, adaptability, sociability, teamwork, mentor and customer service skills
  • Work evenings and weekend hours as necessary
  • Must have security clearance, or the ability to obtain one

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Dell Kbox
  • Knowledge of EMC/Netapp, EqualLogic storage
  • MSCE
  • CCNE
  • VLAN design and deployment

Advanced Tactical Systems
An Ultra Electronics Business

Ultra Electronics, Advanced Tactical Systems is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE. M/F/D/V.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology, Management
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 4 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Defense - Aerospace
Required Travel Not Specified
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Senior Systems Administrator

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