Systems Engineer, Junior
Jacobs Technology - Aberdeen, MD

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Coordinate and/or perform additions and changes to network hardware and operating systems, and attached devices; includes investigation, analysis, recommendation, configuration, installation, and testing of new network hardware and software. Provide direct support in the day-to-day operations on network hardware and operating systems, including the evaluation of system utilization, monitoring response time and primary support for detection and correction of operational problems. Troubleshoot at the physical level of the network, working with network measurement hardware and software, as well as physical checking and testing of hardware devices at the logical level working with communication protocols. Maintain network infrastructure standards including network communication protocols such as TCP/IP. Provide technical consultation, training and support to IT staff as designated by the government.

Responsibilities:

Designs, deploys and troubleshoots software on Linux, Unix, and
Windows workstations; tape libraries; backup platforms; Sun Solaris, Linux Red Hat, and Mac OS software platforms; HP, Unix
and Windows virtualized servers.

Coordinates workstation and server administration; patch management; maintenance, upgrades, installations, troubleshooting, and decommissioning.

Workstation –

Develops software and maintains process to restore user workstation files; –

Develops, packages and deploys software for Installation and upgrade of workstations; and –

Coordinates execution of security patches and Operating System upgrades.

Server –

Implements process to register domain names, database entries and modifications for IP addresses; –

Develops software and process for classified and unclassified tape back-ups; –

Performs preventive maintenance; –

Implements software to monitor server uptime and downtime; –

Maintains the servers; –

Attends scheduled meetings and training related to facility operations, equipment, and software; –

Monitors the ticket system for work to be performed; –

Coordinates execution of security patches and Operating System upgrades; –

Verifies backups; –

Develops backup and recovery optimization solutions; and –

Performs Lifecycle management.

Maintains database containing IP address records.

Develops and maintains classified disaster recovery backup site.

Must be flexible to work odd hours to accommodate after hours
support (when required) and maintenance windows.

Qualifications:

At a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school; Accredited schools are those reported to the US Department of Education and maintained within the Secretary of Education’s database.

A minimum of five (5) years experience with workstation administration and Windows, UNIX, Linux, or HP server administration.

Familiarity with ITIL v3.

Must be a US citizen.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. Active Secret clearance highly desired.

Jacobs is proud to be an EEO/AA employer.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

Must be able to lift and carry 15 lbs.

Work Environment:

Positions are located in Aberdeen MD.

Equipment and Machines:

Computer equipment and peripherals.

Attendance:

Tour of duty is between 6am and 8pm, Mon-Fri.

Other Essential Functions:

Extensive experience with the following software and programming
languages: C, C++, PERL, AWK, GAWK, CGI, JAVA, HTML,
SHTTP, SSL, Kerberos, UNIX, PHP, Ruby, Python, Veritas.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Strong organizational and time management skills.

Excellent Customer Service skills.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

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