Jr to Mid Level UNIX System Administrator
AppLabs 16 reviews - Fairfax, VA

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Looking for a candidate with a basic understanding of UNIX based operating systems (Solaris and Redhat) and virtualization solutions like VMWare, Xen or Solaris zones. Candidate should be able to manage and configure local storage and have basic shell scripting experience.

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

Understanding of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and NIS+ desrable

Experience in configuring network devices (routers, firewalls, and switches) desirable

Familiarity with DoD Information Assurance practices preferred

Experience with tape backup solutions is desirable

Security+ certification highly desired

Experience with GCCS, Oracle DB and Weblogic is desirable

Some networking experience is desirble

Basic understanding of UNIX based operating systems, primarily Solaris and Redhat

Understanding of virtualization solutions like VMWare, Xen or Solaris zones

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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