Senior UNIX Application Administrator
Company Profile: Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories LLC (BESL), is an CMMI SVC Level III and ISO 9001 certified, Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Business (SDVOSB), operationally focused, company headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO. BESL has a proven track record of providing outstanding service and customer satisfaction and is able to manage and commit resources to meet contract and task requirements.
We Support: U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), National Security Agency (NSA), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and the US Intelligence Community (IC).
Job Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
The Senior UNIX system administrator will provide application support for COTS and Mission Partner written software (GOTS) in the NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments on a 24x7x365 basis. This will require a privileged access to information systems, which will have an ability to access and control functions of the information system/network, administration of user accounts, etc. In this role, you can expect to interact on a daily basis with other departments like system integrators, network administrators and the operational team.
Duties & Responsibilities...
Provide application support for installation activities to include COTS software installations, application deployment functions, deployment of custom software. Debugging software deployments, resolving installation problems, determining host system requirements for application installation and operation, mapping defined requirements to the application topology, selecting suitable application editions and installing options, resolving installation problems and providing application administration services.
Provide application support for implementation activities to include plan, perform and implement installations and upgrades and implement/sustain middleware application components.
Provide application support for test activities to include unit/component testing, integration testing, system testing, and acceptance testing.
Provide application support for maintenance activities to include improving performance with available tools, checking application for problems and reviewing operations to ensure only valid processes are running, optimizing the functionality of application software, diagnosing and recovering failed applications and maintaining application integrity, performance and availability.
Provide application support for monitoring activities to include monitoring performance of and taking proactive measures to prevent service disruption.
Provide application support for troubleshooting activities to include identifying what the problem is, gathering more details, eliminating variables, reproducing the problem, development of hypothesis of root cause and attempting a fix based on findings.
Provide application support for repair activities to include repairing and documentation of repairs made for future use. Repairs include such things as backing out coding and patching changes, applying patches/code fixes and fixing database errors/issues.
Provide support for application security administration to include applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) guidelines to application, developing procedures for responding to new threats to systems to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability, ensuring the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles and practices in the delivery of application services, streamlining security using managed accounts and controlling access with permissions and roles.
You'll need to have:
Active DoD Clearance
IAT level II or higher (Security + CE or IAT II equivalent)
Previous UNIX system administration experience
Understanding of and previous experience with ITIL Processes
Even better if you have:
Cyber Security evaluation experience
Network/Solution Design Experience
Experience with ITSM Remedy IT Ticketing system
Strong analytical and reporting skills
Good communication skills
Good documentation and process skills
Bachelor's degree from accredited college/university or eight years of relevant experience
IASE (IAT Level II Compliance), CompTIA Security +CE
Active DoD Clearance required
EEOC: Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories LLC (BESL) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits and termination of employment. All employment practices and activities are conducted on a non-discriminatory basis.
Barnett Engineering & Signaling Laboratories (Besl)