System Administrator
Viper Technology Services - Edwards AFB, CA

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At Viper Technology Services, excellence is our passion. We are a dynamic, growing company and the leading provider of engineering services and high end technical solutions for the defense and space industry. Learn more about us by visiting our website at .

Viper currently has an outstanding and challenging career opportunity for a System Administrator at Edwards Air force Base, CA. This position will manage the systems administration for a cutting edge supply chain and aircraft maintenance system for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program and it will have a significant impact on the success of this new system .

Loading and supporting system software upgrades/patches, verifying that services/applications, development tools and databases packages are running and maintained in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements

Monitoring and tuning systems to achieve an optimum level of performance and coordinating mission efforts with Network Engineering, System Engineering, and Project Engineering staff

Performing review of system security, system and application event logs, performing backups to systems, and performing firmware and OS upgrades as required, as well as configuring, monitoring, and maintaining intrusion detection systems, firewalls, and VPNs

Restoring infrastructure at offsite disaster recovery site

Applying hardware and software changes to production systems during maintenance windows

Working after hours and weekends as needed

Windows 2003 Server Administration, update

System Lockdown and tightening including DOD STIG

Group Policy implementation and AD Server

EMC Clarion and SAN

ESX, Virtual Center and Virtual Machine deployment

Symantec System Recovery, VM Recovery and Backup Exec

Networking, Fiber Channel Switches and Data Switches

Blade Technology and HP Proliant Servers

VPN, IPSEC and Firewalls

Installation, configuration, upgrade and deployment of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) and custom JAVA base applications via thin clients

Active Department of Defense Secret security clearance (prefer Top Secret) or at minimum, the possession of a DoD Secret security clearance in the past

High level of independence and responsibility, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills

Although not required, in addition to the above the ideal candidate will have:

Familiarity with Weblogic, Siebel and 3 Tier JAVA based applications

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline w/a minimum of 5 years’ experience, although an equivalent combination of experience and certifications will be considered

A military background or experience working in a military environment

Join our team of highly talented professionals who are motivated to make our customers’ programs a success. Viper Technology Services employees are committed to leading and setting the highest standards with pride and professionalism. AA/EOE.

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Viper delivers a standard of database quality that improves system availability and renders a robust recovery system that withstands...