Jr./Mid-Level Systems/Network Administrator - LINUX/ VMWARE
ITT Exelis - Washington, DC

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ITT Exelis, Information Systems, is seeking a Jr./Mid-Level Systems/Network Administrator to support our NRL customer on site at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, DC.

Candidate will design, build, integrate, test, and support the EW Modeling & Simulation network and IT resources. Network resources include VMWare hosts, ARCServe backup, NIS/NFS servers, and Exchange servers. Candidate will provide Systems Administration for networks running Linux/Win/Solaris operating systems.

The position requires assisting the NRL customer with implementation of required network and systems capabilities, and secure network accreditations. Responsible for maintaining and designing networks and extensions; setup file servers, setup of all new nodes on network. Candidate will perform Shell scripting and utilize Python.

Required Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Science, Math, Engineering and 2 - 5 years of related network engineering experience. Additional experience and certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Skills and required experience are as follows:
MS Windows 7/XP
MS Office 2003/2007/2010
Blackberry Server
VMware vCenter Server 4.1
VMware vSphere 4.0/4.0i/4.1/4.1i
VMware ESX 3.5/3.5i
Linux/Win/Solaris operating systems
Linux - Fedora, Ubuntu, CentOS
Shell scripting is required; proficiency with Python for shell scripting is a strong plus

Familiar with TCP/IP, routing and switching protocols, and IPsec. Able to troubleshoot network problems using various standard network tools and methods. Candidate must be familiar with network and system security technologies, policies, and procedures. Preferably have experience or be familiar with DoD policies.

Candidate will need to have good verbal and written communication skills and able to work in groups as well as alone with little guidance.

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret clearance, which requires a US citizen. An active Secret clearance is required to start.

Clearance Level Required at Start Date

Percent of Travel Required

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