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Windows Systems Administrator (Server & Web App Hosting)

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Csra Inc. Rockville , MD 20850

Posted 4 months ago

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Rockville , MD

United States

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RQ25770

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GDIT is seeking a senior level Systems Administrator Windows / Web Administrator who will be responsible for deploying, optimizing, and maintaining critical Windows based server and web / application systems to ensure maximum uptime, security and efficient operation.

NCI is the largest institute within NIH, conducting federal scientific and medical research and made up of approximately 9000+ users. We engineer solutions and manage daily operations for a complex enterprise environment consisting of 1800 physical & virtual servers, Cloud solutions (mainly AWS), 2 data center facilities, hosting a variety of custom software applications, as well as supporting Windows, Linux and Mac OS. On this program, GDIT has approximately 200 staff supporting the entire IT Infrastructure for User / Desktop Support, Security, Server, Storage, Application Hosting, Cloud and Data Center Management, Unified Communications, Network, etc.

Position is for full time employment with GDIT, and will be based at our customer's location in Rockville, MD (Shady Grove area). 1 day a week teleworking allowed once established on the program and with manager approval.

Responsibilities

The primary duties of this position are to perform daily management of NCI's server and application hosting environment. The ideal candidate enjoys working on a team and will embrace the challenges and opportunities of a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment.

  • Administers, installs, and maintains a multi-tiered server infrastructure for the testing and deployment of applications developed by NCI staff and affiliates

  • Provides required functionality to support compliance with NCI, NIH and HHS policies

  • Supports Web application hosting services including but not limited to DEV, QA, STAGE, and PROD environments

  • Provides support to developers that are deploying applications into CBIIT hosting environments

  • Monitoring and evaluation, capacity planning and design of enterprise, fault tolerant, redundant systems utilizing Windows OS

  • Providing Middleware support on Linux which includes Web servers, application servers, content management systems, and similar tools that support application development and delivery

  • Providing web content management utilizing IIS / .NET / PowerShell

  • Assist build and deployment efforts in an enterprise wide environment comprising Apache / IIS web servers, Percussion content management servers, and Docker application containers

  • Review build and deployment requirements coordinating with systems administration personnel to verify application hosting resources

  • Evaluating, maintaining and enhancing Unix system security, providing all other System Administration duties as required

  • Deploying and maintaining new application systems, supporting Windows / CentOS Linux infrastructure in a highly collaborative environment

  • Manage enterprise wide IIS web servers in a large Windows / Red Hat Linux environment

  • Support development support projects and work closely with teammates in other functional areas

  • Maintain and enhance system and web server security

  • Deploy, upgrade and maintain application and web servers based on approved SOPs

  • Provide additional System Administration duties on Windows / Red Hat Linux, as required

  • Work closely with various team members internally and externally for successful completion of various day-to-day tasks and ongoing infrastructure support projects

  • Lead efforts to enhance standard operating procedures and technical documentation

  • Occasional after-hours and weekend support

  • Configure and support the day-to-day system management tasks such as trouble-shooting, and user administration

  • Maintain system stability, performance monitoring, security, and storage capacity requirements.

  • Identify hardware and software platform issues and work with System Admins to implement proper patches and updates

  • Support performance tuning and recommend performance improvements. Troubleshoot and resolve performance problems and issues

  • Monitor and support third party services, applications (web services, client applications) and other service provider data interfaces

  • Perform daily management of hosted applications

  • Planning, development and implementation of application upgrades

  • Document procedures used for hosted application administration

  • Defines, designs and develops system requirements.

  • Assesses architecture and current hardware limitations and evaluates input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  • Coordinates maintenance of subsystems and integration of total system.

  • Follows system support requirements to include monitoring, capacity, staffing and patching/updating.

  • Analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies.

  • Administers and deploys customer changes to applications and servers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelors degree and 5+ years IT experience

  • 4+ years functional knowledge and experience with Windows Server administration

  • Hands-on experience with Windows Operating Systems (2012 / 2016) in an enterprise environment

  • Experience with systems and/or network troubleshooting

  • Experience with secure, tiered application hosting environments (such as segregated Development, Test and Production environments)

  • Familiarity with DNS, Internet Protocol, and the OSI Model

  • Established documentation skills

Desired skills and experience

  • Experience supporting one of the NIH Institutes is strongly preferred

  • Hands-on working experience in web application deployment and production support is a plus

  • Experience in a web hosting environment and/or supporting a development environment

  • Professional IT experience in a large distributed data center environment

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Experience in administering SSL certificates for web servers (creating, applying, troubleshooting) hosted under Apache, Tomcat

  • Familiarity with performance monitoring and troubleshooting tools

  • In-depth knowledge and experience building, configuring and monitoring web server system components; LDAP Authentication and compiling open source applications

  • Experience supporting web applications development using Java technologies

  • Exposure to managing, securing, and performance tuning Web / .NET / Docker application servers

  • Experience in managing hardware load balanced applications (F5 LTM/GTM)

  • Programming background with one or more of the following: PowerShell, C/C++, Perl, Python, PHP or one of the scripting languages

  • One or more of the following certifications desired:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

  • ITIL foundations certification or ability to obtain certification within 3 months

Attributes For Success

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Strong and proven customer service skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with customers, team members and managers

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work within a dynamic environment

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.

Post date: September 6, 2018

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Rockville , MD

United States

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Windows Systems Administrator (Server & Web App Hosting)

CSRA

September 6, 2018

GDIT is seeking a senior level Systems Administrator Windows / Web Administrator who will be responsible for deploying, optimizing, and maintaining critical Windows based server and web / application systems to ensure maximum uptime, security and efficient operation.

NCI is the largest institute within NIH, conducting federal scientific and medical research and made up of approximately 9000+ users. We engineer solutions and manage daily operations for a complex enterprise environment consisting of 1800 physical & virtual servers, Cloud solutions (mainly AWS), 2 data center facilities, hosting a variety of custom software applications, as well as supporting Windows, Linux and Mac OS. On this program, GDIT has approximately 200 staff supporting the entire IT Infrastructure for User / Desktop Support, Security, Server, Storage, Application Hosting, Cloud and Data Center Management, Unified Communications, Network, etc.

Position is for full time employment with GDIT, and will be based at our customer's location in Rockville, MD (Shady Grove area). 1 day a week teleworking allowed once established on the program and with manager approval.

Responsibilities

The primary duties of this position are to perform daily management of NCI's server and application hosting environment. The ideal candidate enjoys working on a team and will embrace the challenges and opportunities of a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment.

  • Administers, installs, and maintains a multi-tiered server infrastructure for the testing and deployment of applications developed by NCI staff and affiliates

  • Provides required functionality to support compliance with NCI, NIH and HHS policies

  • Supports Web application hosting services including but not limited to DEV, QA, STAGE, and PROD environments

  • Provides support to developers that are deploying applications into CBIIT hosting environments

  • Monitoring and evaluation, capacity planning and design of enterprise, fault tolerant, redundant systems utilizing Windows OS

  • Providing Middleware support on Linux which includes Web servers, application servers, content management systems, and similar tools that support application development and delivery

  • Providing web content management utilizing IIS / .NET / PowerShell

  • Assist build and deployment efforts in an enterprise wide environment comprising Apache / IIS web servers, Percussion content management servers, and Docker application containers

  • Review build and deployment requirements coordinating with systems administration personnel to verify application hosting resources

  • Evaluating, maintaining and enhancing Unix system security, providing all other System Administration duties as required

  • Deploying and maintaining new application systems, supporting Windows / CentOS Linux infrastructure in a highly collaborative environment

  • Manage enterprise wide IIS web servers in a large Windows / Red Hat Linux environment

  • Support development support projects and work closely with teammates in other functional areas

  • Maintain and enhance system and web server security

  • Deploy, upgrade and maintain application and web servers based on approved SOPs

  • Provide additional System Administration duties on Windows / Red Hat Linux, as required

  • Work closely with various team members internally and externally for successful completion of various day-to-day tasks and ongoing infrastructure support projects

  • Lead efforts to enhance standard operating procedures and technical documentation

  • Occasional after-hours and weekend support

  • Configure and support the day-to-day system management tasks such as trouble-shooting, and user administration

  • Maintain system stability, performance monitoring, security, and storage capacity requirements.

  • Identify hardware and software platform issues and work with System Admins to implement proper patches and updates

  • Support performance tuning and recommend performance improvements. Troubleshoot and resolve performance problems and issues

  • Monitor and support third party services, applications (web services, client applications) and other service provider data interfaces

  • Perform daily management of hosted applications

  • Planning, development and implementation of application upgrades

  • Document procedures used for hosted application administration

  • Defines, designs and develops system requirements.

  • Assesses architecture and current hardware limitations and evaluates input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

  • Coordinates maintenance of subsystems and integration of total system.

  • Follows system support requirements to include monitoring, capacity, staffing and patching/updating.

  • Analyzes and resolves program support deficiencies.

  • Administers and deploys customer changes to applications and servers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required skills and experience

  • Bachelors degree and 5+ years IT experience

  • 4+ years functional knowledge and experience with Windows Server administration

  • Hands-on experience with Windows Operating Systems (2012 / 2016) in an enterprise environment

  • Experience with systems and/or network troubleshooting

  • Experience with secure, tiered application hosting environments (such as segregated Development, Test and Production environments)

  • Familiarity with DNS, Internet Protocol, and the OSI Model

  • Established documentation skills

Desired skills and experience

  • Experience supporting one of the NIH Institutes is strongly preferred

  • Hands-on working experience in web application deployment and production support is a plus

  • Experience in a web hosting environment and/or supporting a development environment

  • Professional IT experience in a large distributed data center environment

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Experience in administering SSL certificates for web servers (creating, applying, troubleshooting) hosted under Apache, Tomcat

  • Familiarity with performance monitoring and troubleshooting tools

  • In-depth knowledge and experience building, configuring and monitoring web server system components; LDAP Authentication and compiling open source applications

  • Experience supporting web applications development using Java technologies

  • Exposure to managing, securing, and performance tuning Web / .NET / Docker application servers

  • Experience in managing hardware load balanced applications (F5 LTM/GTM)

  • Programming background with one or more of the following: PowerShell, C/C++, Perl, Python, PHP or one of the scripting languages

  • One or more of the following certifications desired:

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

  • ITIL foundations certification or ability to obtain certification within 3 months

Attributes For Success

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Strong and proven customer service skills

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with customers, team members and managers

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work within a dynamic environment

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