Systems Administrator IV (Storage) with TS SCI with POLY
Create value for our customers' mission. Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in providing Information Technology, Engineering Services, Program Management, and Consulting Services. For over 20 years, PSS has enabled Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initiatives through the application of high quality, innovative, and cost-effective professional services and solutions. PSS provides competitive compensation and a positive working environment, with opportunities for advancement in our growing local Federal sector workforce.
Job Description- PSS is seeking a cleared Systems Administrator IV to join the team in Annapolis Junction, MD. The System Administrator will play a critical role in our mission to deliver innovative solutions, capabilities, and resources on behalf of a Government customer. The System Administrator will work with a focused and high performing team to engineer, build, deploy, and maintain multiple environments for the purpose of development, testing, and production hosting of custom enterprise business applications.
You will leverage your communication and engagement skills to collaborate with your teammates, who are also highly skilled Administrators, as well as partners and teammates ranging from Engineers, Support Analysts, Security Assessors, and Program Management stakeholders to ensure availability, performance, and quality of the systems/services you maintain.
As a Systems Administrator, you will:
Engineer, build, deploy, and maintain multiple environments for the purpose of development, testing, and production hosting of custom enterprise business applications
Install, configure, and network of UNIX and/or NT based platforms.
Create, modify and delete user accounts, perform system back-ups, and maintain system configuration files.
Install and configure hardware, operating systems, and commercial software packages.
Develop and implement enterprise backup/recovery strategies, server configuration and consolidation, and verification of the health and status of the entire IT infrastructure.
Provide support for enterprise services such as DNS, NFS, email services, security protection mechanisms, and the interoperability of UNIX and NT based systems.
Create and maintain standard operating procedures and operational reporting protocol for the purpose of communicating system and network health with upper management, government customers, mission partners, and agency executives
Maintain extremely accurate, high level reporting of all issues and current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
BENEFITS YOU'LL ENJOY
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
401(k) and company-funded life insurance
Financial rewards for employee referrals
Tuition and training assistance
YOU BRING- Mandatory Requirements
Active TS/SCI with Poly
Must have current IAT Level II certification or higher
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field, and 10 years of demonstrable experience in system administration and support of a large client-server-based IT enterprise.
Fundamental understanding of operating systems and familiarity with either UNIX or NT commands or utilities at the user level
Advanced knowledge of systems engineering principles, methods, and techniques
Knowledge of the current industry hardware, software, and equipment
Professional certification in one or more relevant technologies
Proficiency in the following skills:
SGI IRIX based Operating System
SGI systems with direct attached and FC SAN attached storage
Network Appliance clustered servers with direct attached and FC SAN storage
Network Appliance and SGI IRIX supported applications
Multivendor clustered filesystems such as GPFS, Lustre
Brocade FC switch network
Enterprise class arrays
Solid State Disk (SSD)
NFS/CIFS based server/storage appliance
Data Domain and similar deduplication products.
Cloud based storage solutions such as HADOOP, and IBM BigInsights
Trouble ticket management utilizing Remedy
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Minorities and Veterans encouraged to apply
PSS is committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace by being an EEOC/AA employer who is committed to hiring a diverse team of professionals to provide world class services and products aimed at exceeding our customer's expectations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. PSS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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