The Defense Group of Leidos has a Journeyman Systems Administrator position open in Colorado Springs, CO.
Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The Journeyman System Administrator will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, problem and change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks.
This position will report directly to the System Administration Team Lead.
Deploy, configure, and maintain a VMware virtual environment
Configure a virtual VMware network
Strong knowledge of Group Policy Objects
Deploy and manage Domain Controllers and understanding of the Active Directory Services
Provides monitoring and updating current and new systems, implementing critical system patches, responding to incidents, scheduling O&M activities and coordination of all customer related issues
Provide subject matter expertise on IT operating systems, computing hardware platforms and systems administration to provide Tier 2/3 support; escalate to Senior System Administrator as needed
Monitor, organize and work collaboratively in a technological environment to support an established collaborative work environment
Perform systems engineering functions for new system development efforts or critical system enhancements and patches engineering and configuration management processes
Develop functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes
Review and update current processes and procedures to ensure their accuracy in accordance with customer requirements and contract policies
Have the ability to learn and train junior personnel on new system changes as needed
Perform implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
Troubleshoot to determine problems for operating systems, applications, network, or mobile issues
Actively manage incident tickets and provide status updates on tickets
Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed
High School diploma with 3+ years of relevant experience or Bachelors degree with 2+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
Must hold an active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance
General understanding of network topologies, both transport and IP
Able to do a basic configuration of a access switch
Able to configure a physical server out of the box
Must be available for on-call support as required
Day-to-day fluency using Microsoft Active Directory to manage policies & user objects
Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management
Bachelor's degree in associated field
Knowledge of Virtual Desktop Environments
Experience with VMware Horizon View
Experience with Cloud environments
Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols
SQL programming experience
ITIL Foundations Certification
Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills.
Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts
Familiarization of NORAD/USNORTHCOM missions and DOD regulations and directives
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