UNIX/Linux System Administrator III
ICS Technologies - Laurel, MD

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Security Clearance Required: (Requires an active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph)

We have an immediate need for a seasoned UNIX System Administrator. To be considered, candidates must hold an active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph security clearance. The ideal candidate will be able to provide support during core hours of 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. as well as 24/7 on-call support (rotational basis, core 8 hour day to be determined). Worldwide travel may be required in support of customers.

The successful candidate will have the following experience:
  • System Administration for UNIX OS legacy servers. This includes server installations or upgrades.
  • Solaris 10 experience, Red Hat Linux operating system experience, experience, exposure or training involving VMware or Sun Virtualization is a plus.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following UNIX based systems is a plus: Cloudcover, Jumpgate, Baybridge, Mailorder
Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinates with client management to formulate highly complex technical solutions. Identifies and implements solutions based on client needs. Inform client management of appropriate developments in technical support products.
  • Provides technical leadership to internal and external personnel on highly complex system installation processes. Mentors and provides guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Provides technical leadership to appropriate personnel on highly complex system administration activities. Provides technical solutions and escalated support for non-routine, highly complex technical issues.
  • Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness of cost and compatibility. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.
  • Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of highly complex solutions. Coordinate activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.
  • Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance. Initiates reviews as appropriate.
  • Conducts capacity planning reviews with management and approves capacity plans formulated by less experienced personnel.
  • Develops strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application. Monitors database maintenance and provides appropriate recommendations, when required. Implements solutions and refines procedures as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with business development personnel on proposals and work estimates involving highly complex system administration projects and solutions.
  • Researches current systems technology and serves as subject matter expert on complex systems processes and procedures. Conduct usability and costing studies.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred

  • Nine or more years technical experiences in a client server environment

  • Experience working with highly complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance

  • Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures; highly complex systems implementations and organizational process such as Linux system administration.

  • Experience with installation/configuration of desktop computers, grid servers and system design/upgrade design process
Other Qualifications
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Strong ability to lead and work as part of a team

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QuIC maintains five offices around the world to support client, partner and employee growth. The Vancouver office serves as our corporate...