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Sr. System Administrator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Torch Technologies
Physical Address
will discuss during interview
Job Description

The selected applicant will become part of an integrated
contractor team as a Mid-Level System Administrator
supporting high-fidelity/high resolution modeling of the
Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The System
Administrator will ensure the government s desired
technical direction is consistently implemented
throughout a geographically distributed data center and
extended sites. Some travel may be required.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as System Administrator Project Lead for the
    Huntsville Element
  • Serve as an IT technical representative to the
  • Conduct day-to-day system administration of the
    hardware and software for a modeling and simulation
    (M&S) system
  • Provide hands-on system administration support,
    system maintenance and operations support
  • Supports building, configuring, and troubleshooting
    software and hardware enhancements, application
    deployments and infrastructure up-grades
  • Supports diagnosis and corrects computer, server and
    network system issues
  • Provides continuous status information to ensure
    customer satisfaction
  • Initiates customer contact, escalates to appropriate
    parties and resolve incidents
  • Answers, evaluates, and prioritize incoming
    telephone, voicemail, e-mail, and in person requests
    for assistance from users experiencing technical
  • Responds to technical issues as they arise
  • Ensure consistent technical direction and
    understanding between government and contractor
  • Assist in conduct of top level IT architecture
    trades and development
  • Ensure consistent architectural IT application
    across the M&S products
  • Ensure consistent IT processes, practices and
    documentation across the M&S system
  • Report IT status to government and program managers
  • Perform other IT duties as assigned
  • Ability to present architectural design using
    Microsoft Tools (Visio, Project, PowerPoint, etc.)
    Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited
    academic institution in a relevant technical
    discipline and Bachelor s Degree from an accredited
    academic institution in a relevant technical
    discipline and five (5) years of relevant technical
  • Professional hands-on experience in design and
    implementation of the following technologies:
    Windows/Linux virtualization, Windows Server 2008
    R2, Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy, Red
    Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware, storage technologies,
    Host-Base Security System, Assured Compliance
    Assessment Solution and other patch management
  • Candidate must have cyber security qualifications
    IAW DoD 8570 standards upon employment.
  • Certifications:
  • Security+ or Security+ CE
  • Linux+ within 6 months or starting
  • Demonstrated experience with configuration
    management using Subversion, Concurrent Version
    System (CVS) or similar tools
  • Experienced providing Help Desk Support/IT Support
  • Experienced with cloud based computing
  • Experience with machine virtualization including
    transitioning legacy products to virtualized
  • Assist in evaluation, development, and deployment of
    large IT system of systems architectures involving
    both hardware and software components
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Customer focused with a desire to ensure success
  • Desire to continue to learn and grow
    Employer’s Job# 2190
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