Unisys Federal Systems

  • Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Req ID
    2018-4505
    Industry
    Federal Systems
    FT/PT
    Full-Time
    Category
    Information Technology
    Clearance
    Secret
    Travel Percentage
    0-25%
  • Summary / Description

    We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Systems Administrator to join our team in Fort Meade, MD to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

    In this role you are responsible for: 

    • Installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business processing requirements.
    • You will perform software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
    • You will schedule installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
    • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
    • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
    • Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.
    • Develops and promotes standard operating procedures. Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.
    • Analyzes and evaluates user requirements by coordinating with the user to define the problem, data availability, report requirements and system design problems.
    • Defines systems objectives and prepares system design specifications to meet user requirements and satisfy interface problems.
    • Analyzes alternative means of deriving input data to select the most accurate, feasible and economical method.
    • Defines input and output file specifications including file organization.
    • Defines controls, conversion procedures and system implementation plans including user training and orientation.
    • May provide work leadership to lower level employees. Excludes those with full supervisory responsibilities.

     



    Requirements

    Bachelor's and 5 years relevant work experience.

    Hands-on experience managing Windows 2008, 2012, 2016 server platforms and Linux distributions. 

    • Hands-on experience with virtualization technologies, including VMware and KVM. 
    • Hands-on experience with managing SAN (FC and iSCSI) and NAS storage systems and data replication
    • Hands-on experience with system and data backup and recovery
    • Database (Oracle and SQL) and application software management experience is highly desired 
    • Knowledge of Cloud technologies, particularly on resource provisioning and administration
    • Prior experience of supporting data center migration
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Experience in a customer-facing role such as Professional Service is a plus.
    • Enthusiastic, proactive, positive-minded, customer focused, and service oriented.

    Requires strong technical background in the areas of cloud computing, enterprise computing, servers, networking, and virtualization technology and products.

    • Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills
    • Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers
    • Solves a range of straightforward problems
    • Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures
    • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction

     

    Key Qualifications:  

    • US Citizen with a minimum active DoD Secret clearance.
    • Citrix certifications as applicable 
    • Broad knowledge of Network and Server systems with a strong ability to understand complex environments in order to perform a thorough root cause analysis
    • Knowledge in System Patching and Virus protection Products 
    • Knowledge in distributed backup solutions and procedures of different hardware and software vendors, including but not limited to HP, NetApp, EMC, and Dell hardware, and CA and Symantec software
    • Must have strong knowledge in enterprise System design including virtualization, SAN, DAS, and NAS Systems, data replication and consolidation.
    • Knowledge of the Network protocol TCP/IP, including sub-netting and routing.
    • Experience in translating business requirements and designs into technical designs 
    • High level of written communication and documentation skills.
    • Experience with Government IS Security C&A processes.
    • Good Technology Messaging Administrator.
    • Good Technology Messaging experience preferred 
    • MS Exchange certifications Desirable.
    • Broad knowledge of Network and Server systems with a strong ability to understand complex environments in order to perform a thorough root cause analysis
    • Knowledge in System Patching and Virus protection Products
    • Knowledge in distributed backup solutions and procedures of different hardware and software vendors, including but not limited to HP, NetApp, EMC, and Dell hardware, and CA and Symantec software.
    • Must have strong knowledge in enterprise System design including virtualization, SAN, DAS, and NAS Systems, data replication and consolidation.
    • Knowledge of the Network protocol TCP/IP, sub-netting and routing.
    • Experience in translating business requirements and designs into technical designs. High level of written communication and documentation skills
    • Experience with Government IS Security C&A processes

     

     

    Education / Certifications: 

    • Bachelor's and 5 years relevant work experience.
    • DoD 8570 certified

    About Unisys

    Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?


    Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.


    Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.


    Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.


    Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.


    Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.
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