Jr to Mid Level UNIX System Administrator
CSC - Fairfax, VA

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Job Title : Jr to Mid Level UNIX System Administrator
Requisition ID : 130014S

Job Category : Systems

Schedule : Full-time
Remote Work Authorized : No
Relocation Assistance : Not Available

Clearance Level : Secret

Job Posting : Jan 14, 2013, 3:21:35 PM

Candidate must have basic understanding of UNIX based operating systems, primarily Solaris and Redhat.

Essential Job Functions
  • Performs moderately complex systems and database administration. Monitors and tunes appropriate systems to ensure optimum level of performance.
  • Oversees appropriate level software installations and upgrades and related software packages.
  • Collects and reviews system data for capacity and planning purposes. Analyzes capacity data and develops capacity plans for appropriate level enterprise-wide systems. Coordinates with appropriate management personnel in implementing changes.
  • Supports the design and configuration of complex system landscapes.
  • Supports complex data/media recoverability through system backups and database archive operations. Plans, coordinates and directs appropriate level data refresh strategies.
  • Oversees, recommends and implements appropriate level database solutions and enhancements to ensure an improvement in system reliability and performance.
  • Oversees and applies appropriate support packages/patches to maintain system integrity.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate system documentation to ensure that documentation is current. Oversees the maintenance of a library of system-supporting process and procedure documentation.
  • Interacts with client management to answer questions, problems and requests regarding complex system issues.
  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

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
  • Six or more years of experience in a client-server environment
  • Experience working with appropriate complex systems administration, database administration, and landscape maintenance
  • Experience working with company products and services
  • Experience working with company and client documentation and storage procedures
  • Experience working with complex system implementations and organizational processes
Other Qualifications
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance
  • Basic understanding of UNIX based operating systems, primarily Solaris and Redhat
  • Understanding of virtualization solutions like VMWare, Xen or Solaris zones
  • Security+ certification highly desirable
  • Understanding of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and NIS+ desirable
  • Experience in configuring network devices (routers, firewalls, and switches) desirable
  • Familiarity with DoD Information Assurance practices preferred
  • Experience with GCCS, Oracle DB and Weblogic is desirable
  • Some networking experience is desirable
  • Able to manage and configure local storage
  • Must have basic shell scripting experience
  • Able to participate in configuration management activities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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