Linux/Windows JSIG System Administrator

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented System Administrator to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The successful candidate will perform systems administration and management duties with all components of classified information systems on physical and virtual platforms to support contract computing needs. This system will contain Linux and Microsoft Windows components such as data processing clusters, network storage devices, authentication servers, and workstations. This position requires attention to detail, critical thinking, solid organizational skills, and great customer service skills. The position also requires strong written and oral communication skills.

Candidate will be expected to document existing process and procedures and to make suggestions about and assisting in improving our current operations. The candidate will need to research new technologies, their best practices and present how to implement new technologies into our environments with a focus on secure implementations.

The candidate will be expected to work with fellow team members, our security staff as well as their user base in a constructive manner to present cost-effective, relevant, and responsive IT solutions.

The candidate must be able to adapt to and respond quickly to challenging problems. The candidate should be prepared to assist customers to meet their goals while working within various US Government policy frameworks.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.

This position requires the candidate be compliant with DOD 8570 baseline certification requirements for IAT II with a current Security + CE or equivalent. An acceptable computing environment certification will be obtained within 6 months of hire. (Windows, Linux, VMWare, Server+, and Storage computing environment certifications are a few acceptable examples.)

A minimum of five years professional IT experience with administration of networks and information systems.

  1. The candidate will support a Linux and Windows environment, strong Linux knowledge and skills are required.
  2. The candidate should have a strong understanding of DNS,DHCP, and Active directory. They should be able to deploy and correctly configure a new domain environment.
  3. The candidate will assist Information System Security personnel with documentation required for RMF compliance.
  4. The candidate will remediate system vulnerabilities identified from automated scanners by using Microsoft Group Policy and patch deployment techniques to maintain a compliant security posture.
  5. The candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of current backup hardware and software mechanisms for disaster recovery and continuity of operations.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of data redundancy architectures and virtualization.
  7. The candidate should be capable and prepared to provide Tier II/III support to include hardware and software configuration deployment.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Knowledge of PowerShell and batch scripting and Ansibile is a plus.

It is desired that the candidate be familiar with US Government policies and directives (e.g., NIST 800-53, NISPOM, JSIG/JFAN, and/or DCID Memorandums) Experience with relevant JSIG/JAFAN or ICD RMF accreditation process is a plus, but not required.

Familiarity with SCC scanner and DISA Stigs would be beneficial. Nessus experience would be considered positively.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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