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CUAS Systems Administrator

Company: Xator Corporation
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW Xator is seeking a mid to senior-level multi-platform system administrator to join a growing team. Responsibilities include complete ownership of all computing infrastructure, including servers, storage, network, software and license configuration, workstations, Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) engineering, and technical services. Hybrid work options are available.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to C-UAS staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades to C-UAS.
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for date protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Oversee desktop and helpdesk support efforts provided by vendors, making sure all CUAS applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions.
  • Develop and maintain a software configuration tracker that considers new releases operating systems, application updates, and application program interfaces.
  • Represent the C-UAS program in intra-department meetings, working groups, and industry as it relates software configurations and cyber securities.
  • Ensure the C-UAS program is in compliance with client's standards and practices as it relates to system administration.JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS Education
    • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field. Additional years of experience mixed with professional certifications may be considered in lieu of a degreeExperience
      • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience
      • 1-3 years of utilizing system administration and IT certifications in application to a system administration role.
      • Basic understanding of one or more scripting languages. (BASH/PYTHON preferred)
      • Understanding of performing analysis of general cyber-related technical problems and finding computer system security solutions for these problems or risks.
      • Proven experience independently researching and presenting solutions for complicated problems.
      • Working knowledge of user interfaces, web-based user interfaces, or equivalent.
      • Experience with scripting and automation tools.
      • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans.
      • Strong knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols.Specialized Knowledge/Skills Requirements
        • Red Hat System Administrator Certification
        • CompTIA Server+ Certification
        • CompTIA Security+ Certification or equivalent security certification.
        • At least Interim Secret clearance is required.
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Candidate must have the ability to work in a team-oriented setting or independently as required to achieve goals and objectives in a fast-paced schedule-driven environment.PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS
          • Full-time 40 hours a week
          • Travel: Position requires limited travel (i.e.,
          • Physical requirements can include walking, climbing, crawling through small spaces, and standing or sitting for long periods.
          • Must meet most stringent country medical clearance requirements. Position requires adherence to approved vaccination protocols as determined by location. On September 24, 2021, the U.S. Government's Safer Federal Workforce Task Force issued "2021 Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors" mandating that Covered federal contractors, including Xator Corporation, and their employees shall be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, this position may require individuals to be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) or have been granted a religious or medical accommodation by December 8, 2021 or shortly thereafter.Equal Opportunity StatementXator Corporation, and its Subsidiaries, provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Keywords: Xator Corporation, Alexandria , CUAS Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Alexandria, Virginia

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