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IT Systems Specialist

Company: Amentum
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Amentum is seeking an IT Systems Specialist in Springfield, VA.You have excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills, which you'll put to use while configuring and installing new Windows\Unix based server systems remotely as well as onsite at client facilities. Whether independently or as part of a small team, you'll build, configure, and install virtual machines and hosts, migrate client data, applications, etc., and ensure network connectivity and functionality. As you install and support network communication equipment, including LAN/WAN systems, you'll excel at developing, maintaining, and following defined processes while documenting any issues or problems clearly. Your excellent customer service and communication skills will come in handy when briefing the customer on installation progress, issues, and resolution of issues.Responsibilities:

  • Lead small teams of IT Systems Deployment Specialists in the deployment of new Windows-based computer systems to replace existing systems as part of any ongoing hardware refresh program.
  • Participate in large scale deployment projects.
  • Participate in the training of new IT Systems Deployment Specialists on proper processes and procedures.
  • Ensure communication, both prior to and during installation, is clear, complete, and concise.
  • Perform pre-installation integration and staging of refresh hardware.
  • Coordinate planned outages and data migration activities to minimize downtime.
  • Migrate user data and ensure data accessibility and integrity following the migration.
  • Provide excellent customer service to the government clients throughout the refresh process.
  • Provide systems training and familiarization as part of systems turnover procedures.
  • Decommission refreshed hardware in accordance with proper procedure.
  • Complete and submit all reporting requirements in a timely manner.Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree in an associated discipline, and at least 5 years of experience in IT systems administration, systems installation, or systems support
    • Or an Associates degree and at least 9 years of experience in IT systems administration, systems installation, or systems support
    • Or in lieu of degree, at least 13 years of experience in IT systems administration, systems installation, or systems support
      • Solid working knowledge and experience deploying and administering Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory, VMWare ESXi v5 or later, NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP, Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013, Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop, Cisco Catalyst and Nexus Switches, and/or Cisco UCS Director
      • Must be able and willing to perform physically demanding tasks, such as bending and lifting equipment up to 50 pounds, and engaging in labor related duties involving connecting computers and networking equipment
      • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen
      • Must have an active, final Top Secret security clearancePreferred Qualifications
        • Microsoft MCSE, VMWare, NetApp, or Cisco certifications
        • Advanced level knowledge/experience in deploying and administering Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory, VMWare ESXi v5 or later, NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP, Microsoft Exchange 2010/2013, Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop, Cisco Catalyst and Nexus Switches, and/or Cisco UCS Director
        • Advanced knowledge and experience in mid to large scale server hardware refreshes/deployments in a domestic and/or overseas environment
        • Ability to participate in cross-functional project teams, as needed
        • Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment installing mission-critical systemsJob Types: Full-time, ContractPay: From $70,000.00 per yearBenefits:
          • 401(k)
          • 401(k) matching
          • Dental insurance
          • Employee assistance program
          • Employee discount
          • Flexible spending account
          • Health insurance
          • Health savings account
          • Life insurance
          • Paid time off
          • Parental leave
          • Professional development assistance
          • Referral program
          • Retirement plan
          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Vision insuranceSchedule:
            • 8 hour shiftEducation:
              • Bachelor's (Preferred)Experience:
                • IT system administration: 5 years (Required)Security clearance:
                  • Top Secret (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Amentum, Washington DC , IT Systems Specialist, Other , Springfield, DC

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