Skype for Business Administrator / SQL Administrator - Military veterans preferred

2019-06-14
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Wiesbaden
Germany

Skype for Business Administrator / SQL Administrator
Final SECRET clearance based on SSBI required

Weisbaden, Germany

The candidate will be responsible for the operational support for an enterprise wide Skype for Business implementation. The successful candidate will work closely with the Windows and Cyber technical teams to ensure that administration and implementation are conducted per policy, procedures and best practices. Experience in complex enterprise level applications and knowledge of how application components interrelate and work together, including internal and external interfaces as it relates to supporting an enterprise wide Microsoft implementation in a high availability and distributed environment is a plus.

 

Priority will be on the ability to use sound judgement to maintain a good balance of system security while maintaining proper system or application functionality for the end-user; scope of systems administration focuses around ensuring the systems support the proper operation and functionality of Mission Command/C2 applications.

 

Job Details:
-Customize and implement server hardware and software, including operating systems, security, backups, monitoring, storage, remote access systems, and network management systems.
- Set up user accounts in accordance with established Cyber guidance.
- Create and implement a Skpe for Business topology based on Active Directory Sites.
- Deploy Skype for Business within a load-balancing enterprise topology.
- Install, configure, and maintain Back End Servers running MS SQL server to support an Enterprise Skype infrastructure.
- Install, configure, and maintain Edge Server for external (XMPP) integration.
- Install, configure, and maintain a Video Interop Server.
- Install, configure, and maintain a Persistent Chat Server or Teams configuration.
- Create and maintain necessary operating system and database backups.
- Evaluate Cyber Compliance against ACAS & STIG scans.
- Create system documentation and procedural instructions.
- Maintain Skype and Exchange Integration.
- May be required to forward deploy alongside Army units in austere locations for up to six weeks in order to provide field level C2 systems support.

- Candidate must be able to meet German TESA requirements.
- Candidate must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification requirements on day 1.
- Candidate must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 90 days of hire.

Qualifications:

- 5-10 years experience supporting complex enterprise level applications and knowledge of how application components interrelate and work together, including internal and external interfaces, etc. as it relates to supporting an enterprise wide Microsoft implementation in a high availability and distributed environment is a plus.
- Experience integrating and fielding system patches and releases, rebuilding servers & clients in accordance with DoD and PMO guidelines, and investigating and managing computer security incidents preferred.
- Significant experience maintaining Microsoft Server 2008/2012 R2 and client operating systems required.
- Experience deploying and maintaining Skype for Business across an Enterprise architecture required.
- Firm understanding of Windows network setup, configuration, and troubleshooting required.
- A Windows Server certification is desired.
- Understanding of ESXi Virtual Environments to include snapshots and V-Motion a plus.
- Desired experience with fault tolerant systems - designing, developing disaster recovery plans, developing backup procedures, restoration of files/file systems/storage media.
- Understanding of Virtual Environments to include ESXi snapshots and V-Motion a plus.
- Must be able to operate independently with little or no supervision.

- Candidate must be able to meet German TESA requirements.
- Candidate must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification requirements on day 1.
- Candidate must obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 90 days of hire.
- Candidate may be required to obtain a Windows Server certification within 90 days of hire.

 

TESA requirements:
- A bachelors degree plus 3 years of recent specialized experience, OR;
- An associates degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR;
- A major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR;
- 11 years of recent specialized experience.
- Candidate may be required to obtain a Windows Server certification within 90 days of hire.

 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

 

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Education:

BA/BS