IT Server Support Administrator/VMware/Cloud/ RedHat Linux/Must Be Clearable
CSC - Bossier City, LA

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Job Title


IT Server Support Administrator/VMware/Cloud/ RedHat Linux/Must Be Clearable

Requisition ID



Job Category


Technical Support Services

Primary Location






Remote Work Authorized



Relocation Assistance


Not Available

Clearance Level



Job Posting


Oct 24, 2012, 12:51:19 PM


CSC has an exciting opportunity for a Server Support Administrator focused on operating, maintaining and upgrading a private, customer provided, Cloud Infrastructure as a Service environment. Individual may receive training on cloud specific infrastructure and systems. Successful candidates must be willing to obtain Clearance. Shift work is required.

May be required to be on-call, work weekends and some evening work.

Experience with virtualized products (i.e. VMware, vCenter, vSphere) and providing support to Enterprise-wide virtual systems is desired

RedHat Linux O/S administration is desired

Experience implementing and sustaining virtual systems in a teaming environment helpful

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for clearance

Essential Job Functions

Provides technical expertise for appropriate level distributed systems environments on issues related to servers, local services, data centers, server configuration, and to ensure that client needs are met.

Participates in requirements definition, specification, design, development, and integration of systems and network management on projects to ensure services adhere to client specifications.

Tests, integrates, maintains, and addresses escalated problems in systems environments for smaller sized projects, including testing and integrating hardware and software, using necessary resources and personnel.

Provide configuration management, inventory management, fault management, and trouble management support on already established servers or networks. Supports periodic maintenance and upgrades of distributed computer environments.

Performs risk and consequence assessment for projects; assists in identifying cost reduction opportunities to safeguard company and client interests.

Coordinates with technical staff in providing clients with appropriate level support services.

May provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

Assists client in setting the company distributed computing strategic technology direction based on experience and feedback from users.


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

Four or more years of related experience

Experience working with computer server hardware, operating systems, and specific applications within distributed systems environments

Experience working with systems management frameworks, protocols, and tools

Experience working with appropriate software and hardware programs

Other Qualifications

A+, Security+, or System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) desirable (successful candidates will be expected to

obtain at least one of these certifications within 6 months of hire)

Organization skills to balance and prioritize work

Communication skills to interact with team members and support staff

Skilled in integrating distributed computing hardware and software systems

Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel

Interpersonal skills to interact with customers, team members, and senior level personnel

Ability to work in a team environment

Willingness to travel

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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