Jacobs Systems Administrator in Camp Araijan, Kuwait
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Jacobs is seeking a Systems Administrator to support an upcoming contract at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. Desktop system management responsibilities involving account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions.
Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems
Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problem
Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers
Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
Configure and manage UNIX and Windows operating systems
Install/load operating system and application software
Isolate and resolve of hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination thereof
Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
Integrate new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED with 8 years of related experience, or Associate’s Degree with 6 years of experience, or Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years of experience
Certification(s): DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification as determined by the Program Manager is required prior to support on contract; or equivalent Computing Env: MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure.
Desirable Skills / Experience: Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in network administration and support; hardware and software support
Required Security Environment Certification: CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent
Desired Computing Environment certification: MCSA Windows Server 2012/2016, Solaris 10, Linux+, VCP5, etc.
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with CI POLY
- Work is primarily sedentary. Some walking and standing may occur in the course of a normal workday in connection with travel to and from meeting and conferences. May carry light items, such as reports, data products, notebooks and laptops.
Criticality of Attendance:
Shall be physically present on site during normal duty hours.
Must be available for contact outside of normal duty hours.
Equipment and Machines:
- Standard office equipment and machines: personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, printer, fax machine, and other office equipment including desk supplies.
Other Essential Functions:
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must pass drug testing.
Must be able to read and write effectively in English.
Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers’ safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.
Must be flexible to support the customer.
Must be a resident in the local area of the main supported unit.
Have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to gain cooperation from others through tact, courtesy, and diplomacy.
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