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Senior System Administrator

ISC Consulting Group

This is a Contract position in Grovetown, GA posted September 14, 2020.

About ISC Consulting GroupISC is a Veteran Affairs Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Sierra Vista, Arizona. Our mission is to enable superior decision making through information dominance. ISC provides advanced education, analytic and technical solutions within strategic DOD and commercial markets. We leverage the best minds and technologies to make a measurable differenceWe specialize in delivering mission-critical services within the Intelligence Community and the U.S. Military, as well as the Federal Government and key commercial clients. ISC’s core competencies include C5-ISR, IT Management Operations & Cyber Security, Instructional Solutions, Test & Evaluation Management Operation Services, and Big Data Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.At ISC, our primary commitment is to provide client-driven excellence. This is only possible because of our most important asset, our people. We are recognized by our team members as the best place to work and develop a career, serving our clients with pride and professionalism. Our corporate culture reiterates the importance of “Mission first, people always.”Contract OverviewThis requirement is to provide Information Technology services and support for enhancement, maintenance, and security of the Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE) G6’s Network, Enterprise Level Solutions, and IT Services.Position General Responsibilities* Serve as a virtualization administrator specializing in VMware virtualization technology or future virtualization technologies.* Install, configure, and manage virtualization environments.* Install, configure, and manage Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).* Install, configure and manage physical and virtual routers, switches, Uninterruptible Power Supply* (UPS), Power Distribution Units (PDUs), servers, etc.* Perform a variety of tasks to include identifying servers to be virtualized, creating test environments, validation, converting servers, and maintaining virtual infrastructure.* Continue to improve the virtual classroom infrastructure to meet the instructor and student needs.* Analyze systems requirements in response to customer requirements, risks, and costs by working directly with management and system administrators. Evaluates new systems information technologies and their effect on the environment. Ensures that cybersecurity and OPSEC policies, principles, and practices are an integral element of the operating environment. Integrates hardware and software components within the systems environment.* Continually monitor and fine-tune the performance of the Information Systems. Conducts analyses of network usage, user complaints, traffic interruptions, hardware and software capabilities, and other relevant factors. identify adverse trends, ineffective practices or procedures, equipment shortcomings, etc.* Apply Information Technology (IT) expertise, including feasibility studies, technical evaluation, justification, acquisition/procurement, installation, implementation, management, and administration of IT systems. Work is performed in a complex IT network environment involving support to geographically dispersed sites and locations.* Manage and maintain dynamic web server environment to include but not limited to Microsoft IIS, Microsoft server, Apache Server, MySQL, Microsoft SQL, and other dynamic services.* Provide database support for SQL databases related to mission-specific applications Services include, but are not limited to, service life-cycle maintenance of databases, implementing reporting features, correcting database errors, modifying databases performing upgrades, and user training.* Create, update and comply with SOPs and other documentation (ex. Change and configuration management)* Keep up-to-date on IT news regarding networks and security.* Serve as IAT II.* Attend meetings directly related to duties IAW PWS to gain insight and/or provide subject matter expert (SME) guidance. Take legible notes and be able to provide them upon request.* Develop virtualized training content in coordination with schoolhouses* Mitigate all security violations in accordance with US Army and DOD policiesPosition Qualifications* Have a minimum of three (3) years of experience VMWare Virtualization administration experience including vSphere, VCenter, vMotion, Horizon View, McAfee MOVE, and vRealize.* Have a strong understanding of virtualization, Software Defined Networking, Software-Defined Storage, local area networking, Telecom, VoIP, LANs, switching, servers, messaging, unified communications, etc.* At least 3 years of demonstrated experience with system and database administration within the Microsoft Azure Cloud* Have the ability to communicate with virtualization architects about the virtual environment.* Have the ability to use infrastructure-monitoring technologies (ex. Splunk, SolarWinds, Nagios).* Have an understanding of the NIST SP 800 series, Army IT and IA Regulations (ex. 25-1 and 25-2), DoD Cyber Security Regulations, OWASP, FedRamp, and Cloud Security Alliance framework.* Have the ability to create system documentation such as Standard Operating procedures, etc.* Have the understanding of datacenter networking fabric topologies and common architectures deployed both Layer 2 and Layer 3 based.* Have the understanding of user experience best practices, information architecture, and interaction/visual design.* Certification Requirements:* Baseline certification: Security+ CompTIA commercial certification (or higher, such as CISSP, etc.).* Computing Environment (CE): must be current platform (or higher) IAW Army guidance (i.e migration from Windows 7 to Windows 10, Server 2007 to 2012, etc.). Currently:* Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 (70-410)* Configuring Advanced Server 2012 Services (70-412)* VMware Certified Professional Data Center Virtualization 2019 or equivalent* Be monitored in the Army Training and Certification Tracking System (ATCTS).* Successfully complete Information Assurance Fundamentals online course and exam at https://cs.signal.army.mil* Complete Privileged Level Access Agreement (PLAA) annually* This Personnel Security Standard for this position is IT-I (Personnel in IA positions with privileged-level access to control, manage, or configure IA tools or devices, individual and networked IS and devices, and enclaves).ISC Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.ISC Consulting Group gives preference to Internal Candidates. If no internal candidate meets our qualifications, external candidates will be given consideration.