Systems Administrator in Huntsville, AL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job #:  818743


Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) is a certified DoD Contractor providing services and products to US/Allied governments and industry in the following main areas: (1) Cyber Security/Intelligence Programs Support; (2) Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR); (3) Space Operations and Control; (4); Warfighter Support and Logistics; (5) Weapon System Analysis; (6) Acquisition Support; (7); Test and Evaluation; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum’s Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation’s Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Arlington VA; Hampton Roads, VA; Bel Air MD; Colorado Springs, CO; and Shalimar, FL.

Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator supporting information system components in the MDA Targets IV&V Lab of the Software Engineering Directorate (SED). Responsibilities include regular patching and updates to servers and client machines, troubleshooting any domain issues that arise, and providing assistance to lab users. The Candidate will also monitor network performance, security, and troubleshoot problems as they occur.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Monitor systems performance and maintain operations
• Control access to systems
• Update, patch, configure, build and maintain systems and support infrastructure
• Record, troubleshoot and solve issues identified by users
• Work with other engineers on requirements development, system architecture and system design

Systems Administrator

Educational Requirements:
A bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, MIS or other related field or 6 - 10 years of information systems engineering and design is required.

Required Skills and Certifications:

Must have Windows Server OS and Security+ or CISSP Certification

Experience with administration of Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 10, Windows Server 2012)

Experience with Linux

Understanding of modern TCP/IP networking fundamentals for local area networks

Experience with patching and deploying software products and updates using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and System Center components

Experience with deploying, managing and maintaining Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services

Experience with Virtual Machines and hardware virtualization technology (VMWare, Hyper-V)

Familiar with system imaging processes and software (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, Acronis)

Experience with Multifactor Authentication and PKI

Must have an active SECRET security clearance

Preferred (not critical) Skills and Certifications:

Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) systems: Host Based Security System (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
Understanding of backup/DR technologies and storage systems
Experience with STIG processes
Experience with Cisco routers, switches and firewalls

Understanding of Microsoft SQL components
Familiar with Microsoft IIS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.