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Jacobs Lead Systems Administrator for Missile Defense Space Enterprise Architecture IRES - SSFB in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Description of Duties:

The Lead Systems Administrator for Missile Defense Space Enterprise Architecture supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

The successful candidate will:

· Provide leadership, guidance, and oversight for a team of high performing, mission minded Linux and Windows system administrators for the Missile Defense Space Enterprise Architecture (MDSEA)

· Serve as the program Subject Matter Expert (SME) for system administration subjects, including operating systems, hardware/software integration, virtualization, and containerization

· Have a firm understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems to delegate tasks to existing team of Systems

· Administrators in a fast-paced environment

· Coordinate support with other internal program elements to give and receive additional System Administrator support as needed

· Work closely with a team of engineers to provide high quality, innovative system administration services to the Government customer

· Work with system engineers to identify and define requirements for new systems/system modifications, developing designs, and implementing and testing solutions

· Ensure daily system monitoring, system backup and restoral, and application upgrades to ensure optimal and continuous system operations

· Be responsible for ensuring system software installs, maintenance, break/fix activities, and cyber security mitigations are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements

· Coordinate with hardware and software vendors and participate in all vendor-required activities, such as quarterly infrastructure reviews

· Assist in Systems Administrator tasks as the mission requires

· Develop and maintain system administration plans, procedures, processes and baseline configuration documentation

· Be responsible for creating training plans in order to develop and mentor System Administrators

· Have excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate effective and efficient interchanges with various members of the team and stakeholders

· Be able to report to Schriever SFB within 2 hours to support mission surge support events as required

· Performs other duties as assigned

This position can be filled at Schriever SFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

This position is expected to pay $146,300 - $171,300 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

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Here’s what you’ll need :

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 14 years of general experience; Associate’s degree and 12 years of general experience; Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of general experience; Master’s degree and 8 years of general experience

· Must have a minimum of 8 years direct/specialized experience in a computer operations environment performing systems administration of both Windows and Linux Systems

· Must have 3 years leadership/management experience

· Must have a recognized active Linux certification (Linux , RHCSA, LPIC, LFCS)

· Must have experience supporting Windows Server and associated services (DNS, DHCP, WSUS, SCCM, etc.)

· Must have experience working with virtual environments using VMware

· Must have a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification or higher (CCNA-Security CySA (formerly CSA ), GICSP, GSEC, Security , CND, or SSCP)

· Must have experience with the application of security settings and other Department of Defense best practices such as DISA STIGS

· Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher

Desired Requirements:

· Have demonstrated experience leading and managing technical teams

· Have a current DoD 8570 IAT Level III certification (CASP , CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH or CCSP)

· Have experience administering a Red Hat Linux environment using Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) Servers

· Have experience managing Windows Active Directory and Group Policy Objects

· Have experience conducting log analysis to assess root cause analysis

· Have comprehensive knowledge of Virtualization infrastructure

· Have comprehensive knowledge of Kubernetes technologies (RKE, OpenShift)

· Have DoD networking experience with classified data networks and strong grasp of red/black concepts and IA compliance

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