UNIX/LINUX Senior System Administrator III
MAR - Hanover, MD

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Security Clearance Required : Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance with Polygraph is required.

Description

MAR, Incorporated’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Business Unit has an immediate need for a Senior System Administrator with Unix/Linux and VMware experience.

Must have a TS/SCI with Polygraph.

The successful candidate will have the following skills:
Solaris 10 and RedHat Linux O/S administration experience

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

Experience with implementing and sustaining virtual systems in a teaming environment

Microsoft Windows experience is a plus

OPSWare experience is a pus

Attention to detail

Highly motivated, customer focused and capable of meeting needs of a high paced environment

Essential Job Functions

Coordinates with client management to formulate highly complex technical solutions. Identifies and implements solutions based on client needs. Informs client management of appropriate developments in technical support products.

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.

Evaluates products and upgrades for appropriateness of cost and compatibility. Oversees and implements system upgrade strategies.

Leads the design, implementation, and maintenance of highly complex solutions. Coordinates activities with other technical personnel as appropriate.

Develops and analyzes highly complex system standards, thresholds, and recommendations to maximize system performance. Initiates reviews as appropriate.

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. Implements solutions and refines procedures as appropriate.

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. Conducts usability and costing studies.

Qualifications

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

Nine or more years of technical experience 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

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel

Strong communication skills

Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills

Strong ability to lead and work as part of a team

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