Systems Administrator

Dulles, VA 20166

Posted: 10/06/2020 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 82674

Job Description

We are looking for a Systems Administrator to support the Tech Refresh of a mission critical Mission Operations Center supporting one of our Science & Exploration satellites. This position supports the installation/configuration of servers, applications, databases, and the installation/patching of operating systems.


• Install, configure and deploy server hardware and software on Windows and LINUX operating systems.

• Support, troubleshoot, repairs and maintain server issues and security for various NASA programs to ensure with conformance with NIST 800-53.

• Troubleshoot, review and resolve server logs and storage issues.

• Manage, deploy, configure, and maintain servers in a virtualized and traditional environment.

• Assist in creating scripts to monitor systems, diagnostics, resolve issues, and automate routine tasks.

• Configure systems for high availability including strategies for back-up and recovery, failover, load balancing, and full redundancy.

• Install server hardware and components such as disks, memory, and other components; models and tests changes to production systems.

• Diagnoses and resolves complex software, server, and networking issues.

• Support the Mission Operations Center Sr. System Administrator with hardware configuration, account maintenance, and authentication for authentication and network access.

• Provides general networking, computer, and other technology support as needed.

• Prepare and maintains a variety of records and reports related to assigned activities; provide special reports as requested.

• Perform systems backups and recovery procedures

• Perform additional related duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor/manager
  • Candidates must be US Citizens

Job Requirements

VM Ware Intermediate 0.0 Preferred
Linux Intermediate 0.0 Required
Windows Expert 0.0 Required
Client Server Computing Intermediate 0.0 Required
Computer Systems Intermediate 0.0 Required
Security Monitoring/Auditing Intermediate 0.0 Required
Script Development Novice 0.0 Preferred
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