System Administrator w/DoD Clearance for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program
Viper Technology Services - Orlando, FL

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Viper Technology Services is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business with a 10-year history of performance building global information systems for U.S. Joint DOD and U.K. MOD logistics programs.

Currently Viper has an immediate opening for a System Administrator for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Autonomics Logistics Information System (ALIS) in Orlando, FL. The successful candidate must currently hold a DoD Secret Clearance (prefer Top Secret) or at minimum, the possession of a DoD clearance in the past. This position will manage the systems administration for a cutting edge supply chain and aircraft maintenance system for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program and it will have a significant impact on the success of this new system.

Responsibilities:
Loading and supporting system software upgrades/patches, verifying that services/applications, development tools and databases packages are running and maintained in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements

Monitoring and tuning systems to achieve an optimum level of performance and coordinating mission efforts with Network Engineering, System Engineering, and Project Engineering staff

Performing review of system security, system and application event logs, performing backups to systems, and performing firmware and OS upgrades as required, as well as configuring, monitoring, and maintaining intrusion detection systems, firewalls, and VPNs

Restoring infrastructure at offsite disaster recovery site

Applying hardware and software changes to production systems during maintenance windows

Working after hours and weekends as needed

An average of once a month travel to San Diego

Requirements:
Active Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance (prefer Top Secret) or at minimum, the possession of a DoD clearance in the past

Windows 2003 Server Administration

NetIQ App Manager, McAfee AntiVirus, McAfee AntispyWare and Tripwire

Weblogic and 3 Tier JAVA based applications

System Lockdown and tightening including DOD STIG

Group Policy implementation and AD Server

EMC Clarion and SAN

ESX, Virtual Center and Virtual Machine deployment

Symantec System Recovery, VM Recovery and Backup Exec

Networking, Fiber Channel Switches and Data Switches

Blade Technology and HP Proliant Servers

VPN, IPSEC and Firewalls

Installation, configuration, upgrade and deployment of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) and custom JAVA base applications via thin clients

Active Department of Defense Secret security clearance or the ability to pass a background check in order to obtain one

Ability to work under pressure and to respond quickly

Strong communication, troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Excellent documentation skills

Although not required, in addition to the above the ideal candidate will have:

Familiarity with Weblogic and 3 Tier JAVA based applications

A Bachelor’s degree w/a minimum of 5 years’ experience, although an equivalent combination of experience and certifications will be considered

A military background or experience working in a military environment

This work directly supports lifecycle system management for live flight operations of more than a dozen F-35 Lightning II aircraft representing variants for the United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps and, eventually, expected variants for the United States Navy and nine International Ministry of Defense partner nations. The job offers opportunities for enhanced income through straight time overtime, as well as excellent benefits and paid time off. This position works normal office hours, Monday through Friday. AA/EOE.

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