Systems Administrator

Novel Applications of Vital Information - Dulles, VA

30+ days ago
Residency Status: ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE A U.S. CITIZENS

Clearance: Active Top Secret Clearance with a SSBI within the last 5 years, TS/SCI Preferred

Time Type: Full-Time

Relocation Fees: No

Company Overview:
Novel Applications of Vital Information Inc. (Novel Applications) is a premier technology services company that provides solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Information Management, Systems Integration. Novel Applications is a business that combines experience, creativity, flexibility, pragmatism, and cost-effective solutions in order to deliver measurable business value to our clients.

Headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, Novel Applications employs engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Novel Applications is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Job Description:
NAOVI is seeking System Administrators to support the design, development, and deployment of a new DevOps infrastructure and advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities, including the selection of hardware and software required to enable the cybersecurity capabilities.
Deploying, managing and troubleshooting physical, virtual, and cloud-based Information Technology (IT) environments consisting of Windows/Unix/Linux servers, workstations, storage, Active Directory, DNS, user identity and access controls, host-based security software and network configurations, and installed applications.
Assessing present and future capacity requirements, conducting trade studies, providing specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, developing Bill of Materials.
Conducting automated installation and testing.
Developing high quality technical documentation, including user guides, test plans, and contract deliverable items and supporting product line training.
Supporting risk assessments and the implementation of risk mitigation countermeasures.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent experience.
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level 2 certification or the ability to obtain certification within three months of employment.
Practical experience with Windows, Unix, and Linux operating systems, VMware, TCP/IP networking, encryption, host-based security, DNS, Directory Services, Storage, and cloud-based environments (AWS, OpenStack).
ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE U.S. CITIZENS AND MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE WITH A SSBI WITHIN THE LAST 5 YEARS (TS/SCI Preferred).

Desired Qualifications:
Systems Administration certifications preferred such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), and VMware Certified Associate or Professional (VCA or VCP).
Ability to develop automation scripts using one of more of the following shell and scripting languages: Bourne, C, Korn, Bash, Perl, Python, VBScript, and PowerShell.
Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology and Cybersecurity.
Experience working in a DevOps environment or a Network/Security Operations Center
Experience and/or familiarity with trouble-ticket or other tracking system.
Experience with capacity planning, conducting trade studies, identifying detailed information for hardware and software selection, and developing Bill of Materials.

Multiple Openings:
Must have 2 years of professional experience.
Must have 4 years of professional experience or 2 years with a Master’s degree.
Must have 6 years of professional experience or 4 years with a Master’s degree or 2 years with PhD in a related discipline.
Must have 8 years of professional experience or 6 years with a Master’s degree or 4 years with PhD in a related discipline.
Must have 10 years of professional experience or 8 years with a Master’s degree or 6 years with PhD in a related discipline.