Mid-Sr. System Administrator (Pipeline)

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 03-08-2017 #9007556
Pipeline role to support the customers Rapid Response Center (RRC). This candidate will have demonstrated proficiency in administering the Linux Operating System, VMWare, and Windows Operating System. Strong understanding of basic Windows functions to include account administration, Active Directory, file sharing, and other common administrative activities. Desired Candidates must have experience working in and supporting a customer service organization and have experience using common system monitoring such as Zabbix. In addition, ideal candidates will have experience in using a help desk ticketing system such as SysAid or Service Now. The candidate must be willing to work in a mission critical essential position supporting 24x7 continuous operations. Standard work schedule includes 12 hour days, 6:00am to 6:00pm. Team size ranges from 4 8 System Administrators on any given day.
Daily check (remote access) of servers on 12 sites with up to 7 racks of server and 24 servers per rack. Coordinate with site personal to request any help with servers, IE hard drive replacement, or server reboot. Approve and implement any user requests. Dataflow management helping user get data back from remote sites. Preform system software upgrades at all 12 sites on a monthly basis. Perform any other tasks that might be assigned. Travel (CONUS) is required in this position, could be up to 4 trips a year, 5-10 days each. Standard "9 to 5" work schedule.

MANDATORY SKILLS: Required skills: Linux OS command line, networking using CISCO switches and routers.

This labor category requires DoD 8570 compliance at minimum, ID4:E5AT Category, Level II.
Eight (8) years demonstrated systems administration experience administering user accounts; performing server subsystem configuration, network management, installation of software, backups, configuration management, and general system maintenance; and providing input to the design of the organizations systems and mission architecture. A Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, computer engineering, or information systems or related discipline may be substituted for four (4) years of experience, or a Master of Science degree in computer science, computer engineering, or information systems or related discipline may be substituted for six (6) years experience.
Four (4) years combined experience in system administration, which shall have been obtained within the last six (6) years.
Six (6) years combined experience in each of the following:
a) system backup/restore procedures,
b) system security practices,
c) system tuning,
d) user administration,
e) software and hardware installation and maintenance,
f) file management and system troubleshooting,
g) operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix/Solaris, LINUX) and storage filers (e.g., NetApp, Isolon),
h) system accreditation support,
i) system configurations, and
j) Vmware and virtualization.

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Desired skills: Experience using Dell and HP servers, CISCO switches and routers, Avocent ACS48 and 2035 (KVM and commutation server), APC power tower.

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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