Excelity is seeking a Systems Administrator for a project responsible for building the next generation Mission Information Systems for an exciting Government customer with a very critical mission. The candidate will work with the engineering team and customer to ensure successful development of high profile, complex, technical deliverables that are core to the continued success of our award-winning projects.

Position Description:

Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers. Monitors and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency. Performs systems security administration functions, including creating user profiles and accounts. Provides Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems. Configure operating systems. Other duties may include setting up administrator accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, applications/operating systems hardening, and allocating mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

Required Qualifications:
  • Requires applicable Bachelor's degree with 5 or more years of relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • A minimum 2 year of experience with systems administration, including Linux or CentOS
    Must be a US Citizen
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to anticipate problems & take decisive action
  • Experience maintaining applications built on a PostgreSQL or Oracle database.
  • Experience writing scripts to monitor system services, resources, data mine logs, etc.
  • Writing SQL and PL/SQL to generate system data reports, modify data as necessary, etc.
  • Experience with Keytool and OpenSSL
  • Familiarity w/troubleshooting Java & Oracle applications
  • XML Proficiency
  • DoD 8570 Compliant holding current IAT level II baseline certification (Security+ CE, GICSP, SSCP, etc.)
  • Experience maintaining systems in cloud environments
  • Experience working with Firewalls and AWS Security Groups

Desired Qualifications:

  • Linux+ certification
  • Current RHCSA/RHCE certification
  • Current CI polygraph
  • Microsoft MCSA
  • VMware Certified Professional
  • Knowledge of SQL Servers

Required Clearance: TS/SCI with ability to pass CI poly

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