System Administrator/Storage

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 01-02-2019 #11764123
TS/SCI with polygraph REQUIRED
NetApp/NAS/SAS and PURE Storage Engineer. Provides onsite consulting and subject matter expertise for enterprise-level Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) and PURE systems supporting multiple programs. Integrates and tests VMware ESX storage solutions using NetApp storage systems including data de-duplication and disk backups essential to critical services during a catastrophic event. Deploy system hardware and software complied with secure configuration requirements based on Information Systems Security Best Practices for vulnerability mitigation and in support of the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process. Assist with project planning; ensured schedule milestones were met; managing funding and budgets, resources and personnel assignments; and presented deliverables to the government leadership team. Researches emerging storage technologies and associated hardware / software products and provides recommendations to senior managers to help meet current and future mission requirements and resolve customer deficiencies.
Responsible for all aspects of Windows 2008-2013 Active Directory and server administration for three disparate network domains, encompassing a 600+ user account base. Designed and implemented Windows 2008/2010-2013 Active Directory domains in secure and often unique environments. Administer NetApp filers, to include: creating and maintaining volumes, data snapshots, Oracle database backups, snapmirroring data, system hardware maintenance, etc. Perform data backup and restoration by VMware and NetApp snapshots.
Build, configure, and maintain Windows Virtual Machines (VMs), and hardens and conducts patch management for Windows systems.
Implement and maintain multiple Microsoft WSUS Servers for automated security patches and update management
Manage VMware Virtual Center and cloning, migrating and creating snapshots of VMs
Implement and maintain several Windows DNS servers, and maintained and created Windows security groups and network file shares.
Establish and maintain trust relationships with external Windows domains, and perform maintenance and performance tuning to ensure health and optimization of all site Windows based servers, resolved complex Windows operating system and software application problems
Install, configure, and support numerous desktop and server based software applications
Ensure system integrity is maintained by deploying McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator servers and monitoring anti-virus software updates as well as Microsoft security patches and all Windows based clients and servers; deploy workstations with a standardized desktop load and other specialized software applications. Troubleshoot and resolve connectivity issues on various network topologies
Analyze system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems; introduce and integrate new technologies into existing data center environments.
Perform routine audit of systems and software; apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes; install and configure new hardware and software.
Add, remove, or update user account information, reset passwords, etc.
Answer technical queries and assist users; responsible for security of the system; responsible for documenting the configuration of the system; troubleshoot any reported problems; conduct system performance tuning; configure, add, and delete file systems; build new development, test and production environments utilizing Dell Blade servers and VMware; install and configure VMware ESX server on Dell Blades; install and configures VMware Infrastructure Server.
Build Active Directory Domain Servers; install and configure infrastructure related software such as DNS, McAfee EPO Servers, CENTRIFY, LDAP and Linux repositories for patching and updates; perform daily task of all virtual environments to include building new virtual machines, updating DNS and troubleshooting system problems; OS (Windows); create documentation for builds and upgrades; install and configure infrastructure applications and support integration with critical application environment.
Setup and configure VM client systems using VSAN, PURE storage or NETAPP; support Certification and Accreditation of Systems; Tier III support; On call / Afterhours support; Security + Certified

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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