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Senior Systems Administrator

Duties:

  • Provide input into the development of systems and standards
  • Responsible for the evaluation of technological solutions and support the development of systems and software
  • Participate in projects to manage the solution design, in compliance with policies and standards, working proactively to maintain a stable, viable architecture
  • Participate in Proof of Concepts to answer Architecture concerns
  • Check that the deliverables meet the standards and solutions defined
  • Advise and guide Quality Assurance activity
  • Advise on the  Configuration management of application/software changes
  • Perform tasks outside of regular business hours, as required 
  • Provide After Hour on Call support, as needed
  • Work with Program Managers and customers on key initiatives
  • Work in a virtual team environment with remote accountability
  • Handle restricted data with sensitivity to ensure that confidential data remains private.
  • Responsible for conducting performance monitoring and maintenance of equipment in support of an enterprise anti-virus application to include VMWare, MS Windows O/S, SQL DB, SCCM, Cisco Nexus Switches, NetApp SAN, and F5 LTM/GTM.
  • Monitor, maintain, patch, update and remediate systems to ensure continuous availability and acceptable performance via CA tools (for hardware, O/S, DB, etc.), VMWare tools, Microsoft tools, NetApp tools, and F5 tools to manage the environment. 
  • Monitor to ensure the VA infrastructure is available, perform backups/recoveries as well as hardware and software O/S upgrades and patches as requested, identify and troubleshoot issues, and report activity via a helpdesk management tool.

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • 3-5 years relevant with trouble ticket management and documentation experience
  • Responsible for capacity planning and license usage monitoring.
  • Knowledge of MS SQL, Storage devices (NetApp), Switches (Cisco) and Servers (F5 and Cisco)
  • Perform related duties, as assigned or requested
  • Ability to acquire and maintain VA credentials
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience. NOTE: Five (5) years of directly related experience in a related field may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree requirements
  • Demonstrated experience with McAfee Product Suite specifically ePO and HIP
  • Hands on Knowledge of McAfee DLP, Application Control (whitelisting) and MOVE 

Desired Skills: 

  • Experience working remotely and working with remote customers.
  • Ability to communicate with wide range of personalities
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to edit, rewrite and polish draft documentation
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to think strategically
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficient in the entire MS Office Suite
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, quality assurance, and on-time delivery
  • Networking and Windows OS skills;
  • Advanced SA skills and experience with Windows OS, VMWare (ESXi 6.X), vCenter, NetApp SAN, and Cisco Switches. 
  • Solid networking skills for troubleshooting and problem resolution;
  • Exposure to F5 LTM and GTM and the McAfee VSE/HIPS suite
  • Troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.

Desired Certifications:

  • Any of the McAfee products within the VSE/HIPS suite;
  • VMWare
  • SQL Server
  • ITIL or CMMI methodology

 

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