Mid Level UNIX System Administrator
CSC - Fairfax, VA

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Job Title : Mid Level UNIX System Administrator
Requisition ID : 130014L

Job Category : Systems

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

Clearance Level : Secret

Job Posting : Jan 14, 2013, 3:19:43 PM

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

Essential Job Functions
  • Coordinates with client management to formulate complex technical solutions. Informs client management of appropriate developments in technical support products.
  • Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.
  • Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex solutions. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.
  • Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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
  • Seven or more years of technical experiences in a client-server environment
  • Experience working with highly 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 highly complex system implementations and organizational processes
Other Qualifications
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret security clearance
  • Solid understanding of UNIX based operating systems, primarily Solaris and Redhat
  • Experience with virtualization solutions, primarily Solaris zones and VMWare
  • Security+ certification highly desired
  • Working knowledge 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 tape backup solutions is desirable
  • Experience with GCCS, Oracle DB and Weblogic is desirable
  • Able to participate in configuration management activities
  • Able to manage and configure storage solutions, both disk and tape
  • Must understand and be able to manage storage using volume management software
  • Must be able to develop and maintain shell scripts
  • Able to perform the installation of OS patches and software upgrades
  • Some networking experience is desirable
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Good ability to lead and work as part of a team
CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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