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Systems Administrator

InCadence Strategic Solutions


Location:
Fort Gordon, Georgia 30905
Date:
11/15/2017
2017-11-152017-12-15
Job Code:
17231559
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Shift:
1st Shift
Categories:
  • Information Technology
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Systems Administrator

InCadence Strategic Solutions is a top technology company that provides cutting edge solutions, deep functional domain subject matter expertise, operational intelligence and high-end engineering services to our government clients.

InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a Systems Administrator in Ft. Gordon, GA. All candidates must hold an ACTIVE TS/SCI clearance. The Systems Administrator is responsible for the maintenance, administration, and troubleshooting of the Windows server and VMware environments. They will handle primarily the provisioning & decommissioning of Windows physical and virtual servers, and perform routine monitoring checks to ensure that they are operational and performing adequately. They will utilize various tools to review the health of the guest operation systems and ESXi hosts, their workloads, and recommend any adjustments that need to be made to improve performance. They will coordinate with the application teams to keep them up to date with MS Security patches and handle all upgrades and updates to them based on agreed upon maintenance windows. They will implement changes and/or new features to support and secure the Windows and VMware infrastructure based on direction and guidance from the Server Engineering team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide maintenance and support of the physical and virtual servers as required for their day to day operation and utilization for Disaster Recovery activities
  • Participate in the patch management process and deployments of Security patches to Windows servers and ESXi hosts.
  • Upgrade BIOS and device firmware on the HP and Dell servers; Deploy VMware security/bug fixes to ESXi hosts and MS Security patches to Windows servers including service packs, and perform any other planned maintenance activities on an established cycle
  • Work with the Server Engineering teams to standardize the provisioning and decommissioning process for Windows servers and ESXi hosts
  • Perform planned Operating System upgrades in conjunction with the SCCM team
  • Coordinate and perform physical to virtual migrations and the decommissioning of the migrated physical server(s)
  • Assist with monitoring and troubleshooting issues on servers; provision and decommission physical and virtual servers where required; Coordinate and review the capacity needs for the physical and virtual servers (e.g. CPU, disk, RAM) based on information from the monitoring tools and schedule to add resources where required in conjunction with Application owners
  • Proactively participate in virtualization support issues by identifying, researching, and applying solutions to a wide variety of technical issues Work with 3rd Party vendors and internal customers, interfacing with management personnel, to accomplish requested technical tasks
  • Review and resolve helpdesk trouble tickets for servers.
  • Respond to assigned System Administration service requests and provide timely status updates on the progress of ongoing requests
  • Serve as a technical contact on projects requiring the provisioning of physical servers and VMs
  • Follow policies and procedures for change, problem, and incident management

Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of Windows Operating Systems 2012
  • Moderate knowledge of VMWare vSphere ESXi 6.x or above
  • Working knowledge of supporting HP and Dell Server hardware with focus on HP Blade technology
  • Excellent understanding of storage, network, and hardware technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven strong analytical/trouble shooting skills
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work experience. Additional 4 years work experience substituted for Bachelor Degree.
  • 5-8 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.
  • Security+CE (required) MS70-410 or VMWare cert. desired or comparable.
  • Must hold an active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Microsoft certifications (MCSA, MCITP, MCSE) are a strong plus
VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is preferred


InCadence Strategic Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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