Senior System Administrator (TS/SCI)
Company: Maxar Technologies
Posted on: May 24, 2020
Maxar is currently looking for a System Administrator located in
Springfield, VA. As a System Administrator, you will have the
opportunity to leverage your experience to develop and support both
our virtual and physical environments split across Linux and
Responsibilities:Work individually and within teams at our
corporate site supporting US Government contracts.
Provision physical and virtual servers using best-practice
configurations with an emphasis on repeatability, security,
performance, and high availability.
Deploy, configure, and manage deployments of software on bare metal
hardware, virtualized, and cloud infrastructures.
Diagnose and resolve issues with hardware/software and escalate
complex problems when necessary.
Participate in installation/configuration, maintenance, and
monitoring of all enterprise software and systems.
Data backup and recovery operations.
Support the migration and maintenance of applications and workloads
Must be a U.S. citizen and have a current/active TS/SCI security
Requires 5-10 years of experience supporting hardware, software,
and OS (supporting both physical and virtual server platforms.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/IT OR a completed
MCSE, CCNA, or similar IT certification
Understanding of virtualization principles and working knowledge of
VMware vSphere environment.
Working knowledge of enterprise server and hardware.
Experience administering the latest Windows and Linux OS platforms
(no specific version).
Basic knowledge of networking principles.
Basic knowledge of security technologies such as VPN, firewall, as
well as software and hardware-based encryption.
Excellent decision making, problem-solving skills, and
communication skills are required.
Ability to work in a collaborative team-based environment.
Effective ability to communicate pre- and post-analysis of problems
to senior staff required.
Strong organizational skills with an emphasis on detail and
Preferred Qualifications:AWS experience and certification
ITILv3 Certification 2012
Security + Certification 2010
SQR/SQL, Scripting Languages (HTML, Powershell v 2)
Apache/Tomcat Web Server, Oracle Database, and Sybase
Management, administration, and support of the Windows Operating
Management, administration, and support of Solaris X servers
Management of MS Windows Server 2003/2008; including IIS 7.0
Administering virtual servers running on VMware
VERITAS Net backup & Symantec Backup Exec
SAN & HP Blade Enclosure
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