Sr. Systems Administrator in Washington, DC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

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Job #:  996645
Apex Systems
Washington, DC
If interested, please email your updated resume to Chelsea Heller at cheller@apexsystems.com. 

Apex Systems, a leading provider of systems engineering, integration, IT service operations and support solutions, is seeking talented professionals to deliver valuable services and solutions to our customers.  Apex has a great team consisting of experienced and knowledgeable managers who lead and support the career development objectives of our employees and contract labor associates. The company is considered to be a partner in their career, with an abundance of opportunities for advancement.
 
We are seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to support our Justice Programs team in Washington, DC.  In this assignment, you will support the Service Operations Unit (SOU) of the Enterprise Operations Section (EOS) in the FBI Information Technology Enterprise Services Division (ITESD).  Support will be provided during normal business hours Monday through Friday, Eastern Standard Time (EST), excluding Federal holidays.
Administration duties include:

•   Performing day-to-day processes and activities to manage and maintain availability, health and performance of the EMS tools at acceptable Service Levels

•   Leveraging automation (e.g. tools, programs or scripts) and standards as part of the daily administration (“care and feeding”) and enhancements of the EMS tools.
 
O&M duties include:

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Sharing knowledge as needed to other EMS team members, regardless of contract or government status

•   Training IT staff to use the tools as needed

•   Provide troubleshooting skills and problem resolution of EMS tool incidents and problems

•   Recommend and carry out projects under the guidance of the technical architect or government lead to improve performance and functionality of the tools 

•   Bringing systems and devices under management, 

•   Coordinating move of tool servers to new Data Centers, 

•   Continuous process improvement and procedures, 

•   Perform routine application or hardware install/upgrades. 

•   Create custom monitoring functionality as needed

•   Create specialized reports upon request

•   Configure alerts to meet user needs and requirements

•   Perform routine maintenance including but not limited to: patching of operating systems and applications, monitoring daily operational
status of the tools, reporting as needed, and coordinating requirements with other teams both within and external to the ITESD as required.
 
Education:
1.  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
 
Qualifications:
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
 
2.  Must have 10 years of directly related experience in network and/or systems management & analysis and administration of EMS Tools.
3.  Include Project skills, Operations and Maintenance, Administration, implementation skills and expertise using the Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager (OBM) Tool Suite (formerly HPE Software) for an Enterprise Management System (EMS).
 
Required Experience with the OBM Tool Suite including:
4. OMi (5 or more years)
5. OMi deployments (5 or more years)
6. OBM Management Packs (3 or more years)
 
Preferred Experience:
7.  OBR or OBA preferred but not required (2+ years)
8.  Virtual environments is a plus (2+ years)
9.  Red Hat Linux (RHEL) 7.6 is a plus (2+ years)
10. Windows 2016 OS experience is a plus (2+ years)
11.Microsoft Server 2008, 2012, particularly in Active Directory, experience is a plus (2+ years)
 
The ideal Systems Administrator's must have experience or strong knowledge of the OBM Tool Suite coupled with  one or more of the other EMS tools listed as preferred. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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