Systems Administrator

up to £61,000
23 Mar 2017
20 Apr 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

System Administrator

Must be capable of obtaining a UK Developed Vetting Security Clearance

The System Administrator is responsible for providing the overall on-site maintenance and support of the system. The System Administrator serves as the primary point of contact for any questions or concerns raised by users.

Administrative responsibilities include updating systems and software consistent with the Patch Management Plan, performing backup and recovery, and monitoring system performance. In case of a security incident, the System Administrator assists Security in investigating the incident, assessing system impacts, and restoring the system to normal operation.

System Administrator will perform duties to include the following: Backup/Restore/Disaster Recovery, Hardware/System Monitoring, System/Software/User Maintenance.

Required Skills:

* Certified in Security+

* Demonstrated system administration skills, to include:

o Setting up configuring and troubleshooting all aspects that make up Storage Area

o Network (SAN), logical unit number (LUN) and host bus adapter (HBA) Hardware

Setting up configuring and troubleshooting all aspects that make up Internet

o Protocol (IP) Switch Fabric architecture (Routing, Fail Over, etc)

o Working knowledge of Networked Attached Storage (NAS) and supported protocols

o Engineering skills required for maintaining Enterprise Server Racks

o Strong Working knowledge of SSLNPN security architecture with integration into multi-layered Firewall architecture

o Ability to work with EMC storage configuration tools (Navisphere, Visual SAN, Fabric Manager)

o Performing System Virtual Volume Imaging and Recovery, Disk to Disk/DR and Disk to Tape

o Understanding of Network Open System Interconnection (OSI) Model Layers.

o Backups of Physical servers (Windows 2012 OS), virtual machines, ESX server

Disaster recovery/restores

o Hardware/System Monitoring of physical and virtual servers

o System Maintenance - scheduled upgrades/maintenance, startup and shutdown of rack components

o Software Maintenance - applying OS updates, antivirus/antispyware updates, and patch updates

o User Account Maintenance (Active Directory)

Desirable But Not Essential Skills:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to create presentation material for Base Leadership (e.g. Officers and management)

* Proficiency in all MS Office applications

* COTS/developed software skills

* Software Engineering background and experience

* Integration & Test experience