UNIX Systems Engineer / Systems Administrator
Vector Planning & Services, Inc - Charleston, SC

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Serves as a UNIX specialist responsible for implementing, configuring, and maintaining Solaris/Linux in an enterprise environment. Areas of responsibility include, but aren’t limited to, systems virtualization engineering/administration, global/enterprise architecture, system/application integration & migration, system sizing, application tuning, SAN/storage management, capacity planning and global vulnerability management.

Required Skills Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide UNIX/Solaris/Linux Systems Engineering/Administration services and expertise in an enterprise environment. This includes continuous architecture assessment, application & system engineering reviews, system design, re-architecture of legacy applications, virtualization and Information Assurance support.
  • Works closely with program managers to ensure project quality assurance and delivery timelines.
  • Provide post implementation support for all programs hosted within the shared environment.
  • Participates in engineering reviews regarding the feasibility, maintainability, scalability and performance of proposed changes/solutions.
Required Experience
  • Integrity & professionalism, proven leadership and teambuilding qualities/skills, and a broad understanding of technical management and operations in an information technology enterprise environment.
  • In depth experience with enterprise hosting environments and migrating applications into their shared architecture.
  • Experience with enterprise environment processes & standards, engineering reviews, creating & maintaining baselines, configuration management, engineering change processes, IA and the DoD accreditation process.
  • Extensive experience gathering application/system specifications required for engineering reviews and system architecture designs to facilitate application migration.
  • 8+ years of Information Technology experience
  • 6+ years of UNIX experience in managing hardware, software, security, global containers, LDAP and SAN technologies
  • 5+ years of virtualization experience to include high availability and clustered architectures
  • 5+ years of multiple network technologies experience to include LAN, MAN, WAN, SAN and corresponding hardware/security/transport components as they relate to UNIX
  • 5+ years of enterprise experience related to backup solutions, data replication, Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations (COOP) to include remote management of DR/COOP environment
  • Security+ certification required
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred
  • Oracle Certified System Administrator for the Solaris 10 Operating System required
  • Oracle Certified System Administrator for the Solaris 11 Operating System preferred
  • The following certifications are also preferred :
    • HP-UX 11i v3 Certified System Administrator
    • IBM AIX 7 Certified System Administrator
    • Red Hat Enterprise version 6 Certified System Administrator
  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience in Engineering, Technology, Electronics or related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in the IT field providing Systems Engineering/Administration to Federal Government and/or Commercial Industry.
Clearance Level Required:

Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET level DoD clearance.

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