Sr. System Administrator - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-05
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Aberdeen
Maryland
21005
United States

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers.
  • Coordinates, directs and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Plans and implements the modernization of servers.
  • Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules.
  • Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Incumbent develops and implements new standards, policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems that will be implemented.
  • Participates in maintaining Risk Management Framework posture. Participates in preparation for RMF activities and Authority to Operate (ATO) achievement. 
  • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. 
  • Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives. 

 

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD and 4 years related experience or 18 years work experience in lieu of a Bachelor degree