System Administrator 2 (contingent)

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 05-04-2018 #10926760
Security: TS//SCI clearance with polygraph is REQUIRED
Candidate will be capable of working with multiple teams of engineer and software development personnel to assemble, reassemble, integrate and install operant systems and application software to build mission systems. They will enable and support the integration, testing, and production of new mission systems. They will generate robust system baselines that are suitable for easy deployment to lab and filed suit installations, and produce installation and configuration manuals to support deployments. They will exercise development software on newly deployed systems for formal software testing. The candidate will:
Support the implementations, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology systems.
Provide system administration services for Linux / UNIX infrastructure and development systems (scripting and loading machines using KickStart system configuration)
Support the build and software integration of new mission systems and supporting architecture under development (client/server/storage/network devices, etc.)
Ensure systems are kept in required configuration profile, including: patch maintenance, changes are required by evolvement of production environments, updating software and software configurations. Configure and manage UNIX and Windows Operating systems and install/loads operating system software, troubleshoot, maintains integrity and configures network components along with the implementation operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.

MANDATORY SKILLS: Minimum 10 years experience as a Linux System Administrator working with RH Enterprise Linux, CENTOS and with DNS and SSH configurations. Demonstrated experience performing applications testing involving/requiring: RedHat Linux or advanced general Linux knowledge; trouble shooting of standard daemons and tools (NFS, NTP, BIND, APACHE, SYSLOG, logrotate, chkconfig, init scripts, curl general networking, etc.)
Proficient and able to apply knowledge/experience in the following areas:
o Provide system administration service for Linux infrastructure and development systems (practical experience with RedHat Yellow Dog Updater (U+YUM) and RHCTA or higher) certification is highly desired.
o Familiarization with shell scripting languages such as Rubym KSH, BASH execution and analysis
o Maintain scripts for loading machines using KickStart and Puppet manifests and perform/verify system configurations
o Apply experience to automate system installations using tools such as KickStart
o Assemble, reassemble and provision operation systems for development, testing and production environments. L
o Apply hands-on experience configuring and troubleshooting Blade Centers and Dell servers
o Knowledge of virtualization software to include ESXi (VMWARE) and KVM (CENTOS), and High Availability Configuration
o Apply Networking Skills and knowledge of TCP/IP networking
o Knowledge of Cisco or other vendor switch configuration
o Working knowledge of Windows server and domain administration
o Proacively contribute to the team and recommend technical and procedural enhancements
o Work closely with other team members and be able to demonstrate independent skill set when working on the team

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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