Andover, MA
Date Posted: July 06, 2016
Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Job Id: 6921

Job Description

Job Description: 

 

Collaborate with a diverse team supporting critical and fast-paced programs with classified information system capabilities in a mixed Unix-based/Windows-based environment. 

 

This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like the following: 

 

• Collaborate with partners to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies 

• Integrate and partner with programs to solve complex infrastructure problems 

• Assure a high level of reliability and performance through systems monitoring and infrastructure management 

• Respond to online service requests from users 

• Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF) 

• Convert and upgrade to new systems 

• Develop, revise, and maintain technical and operational documentation (including procedures) to continually improve our computing environments 

• Maintain and grow your technical competence in multiple areas (such as Windows, Linux, virtualization, User Authentication, DNS, NFS, system imaging/build automation) 

• Assist in developing the overall performance and capability of your technical team through mentoring and knowledge sharing 

• International or Domestic travel (potential) 

Required Skills: 

• 4+ years of experience in related fields or technologies to this job description

• Strong experience working as part of a team collaborating on problem resolution. 

• Experience troubleshooting Operating Systems and Applications 

• Strong experience with Linux operating systems 

• Experience with data storage and data backup technologies 

• Must possess or be able to obtain US DoD Secret Clearance prior to starting work. 

• Security+ certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months of employment. 

 

Desired Skills: 

• CISSP certification 

•Strong knowledge of other *nix operating systems (e.g. Solaris, Irix) 

• Working knowledge of Windows operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2K3 Server, Windows 2K8 server 

• Knowledge of Active Directory and group policy management 

• Strong communication skills, both oral and written 

• Teamwork and collaboration skills 

• Curiosity, problem solving, desire to learn new skills 

• Strong leadership skills 

• Strong organizational skills 

• Working knowledge of virtual computing technologies 

• Working knowledge of thin client technologies 

• Working knowledge of operating system provisioning – Cobbler, Ghost, MS MDT 

• Working knowledge of system update management – WSUS, SCOM, Chef 

• Working knowledge of computer system monitoring – Nagios. 

• Working knowledge of unified OS account management technologies. 

• Good understanding of fundamental TCP/IP concepts 

• Scripting / programming experience 

• Strong understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts. 

• Language expertise in addition to English 

Required Education: 

• Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field; OR 8 years of Engineering, Computer or Information Science applicable professional experience in lieu of a BS 

Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm

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