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CUAS IT Administrator

Company: Xator Corporation
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Xator is looking for an amazingly talented -CUAS IT Administrator to join our team! In this role you will complete ownership of all computing infrastructure, including servers, storage, network, software, license configuration, workstations, Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) engineering, and technical services.Clearance Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of a SECRET clearance, or the ability to obtain one.What You'll Be Doing:
    • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization.
    • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
    • 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 the impact of issues.
    • Maintains technical expertise in all network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing areas, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
    • Provide detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques, and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
    • Ability to analyze computer and network architectures to optimize performance, security, and laboratory testing.
    • Provide documentation and technical specifications to C-UAS staff to plan and implement upgrades to C-UAS.
    • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
    • Oversee desktop and helpdesk support efforts provided by vendors, making sure all C-UAS applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved promptly 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 related to software configurations and cyber securities.
    • Ensure the C-UAS program complies with the client's standards and practices regarding system administration.What Required Skills You'll Bring:
      • 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 degree.
      • -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.
      • Knowledge of experience with Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), and Virtual Private Network (VPN).
      • Deep understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
      • 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.
      • Ability to construct networking cables and splice fiber optic cables.
      • 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 strategies and plans.
      • Strong knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols. -What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
        • 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. -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 Statement
          Xator 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.Powered by JazzHR

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