Aquila is seeking a System Administrator to become part of a team supporting IT computing and network infrastructure by providing end user support for the group that operates airborne and ground-based testbeds composed of state of the art instrumentation and sensors for one of the national premier research and development defense centers. This role will assist with the installation, maintenance, repair, upgrade of computer, data storage, and network infrastructure on these group testbeds.
Responsibilities include supporting the installation, maintenance, repair, and upgrade of computer, data storage, and network infrastructure on testbeds. The candidate will support Linux and Windows based platforms, applications and users, review and test new hardware and software applications, design and implement shell scripts and other tools to automate processes, troubleshoot issues and provide the required capabilities to technical staff. Additional duties include supporting projects to improve aspects of the computing and network infrastructures such as data storage, backup and recovery, network bandwidth and throughput, application installation and management, help design and implement configuration management, monitor systems and networks and assist with configuration of network devices such as routers and switches.
Aquila team members experience the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, customer-focused and technically innovative work environment. Aquila strives to deliver the best of the best in technical services to customers. Candidates that possess a love for technical challenges, a desire to constantly learn and the desire to establish themselves as critical players within a team are strongly encouraged to apply.
MS/BS in Computer Science or Information Technology, plus 8 years relevant IT experience.
Strong Linux experience with solid understanding of Windows and network fundamentals
Experience installing, configuring and operating network services such as DNS, DHCP, NIS, NFS, SSH, SAMBA, AD
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Strong understanding for DoD RMF and STIG process
Experience installing and configuring routers and switches
Must be team oriented, have strong communication skills and have the ability to work independently to develop novel IT solutions to enhance productivity and reliability of computing resources
Excellent customer service skills, communication skills, comprehensive and troubleshooting skills are required.
Security Clearance: Must possess a Secret security DoD clearance