Network/Systems Administrator 3 (Infrastructure Support Services - 2nd Shift)

Salient CRGT - Hines, IL3.4

Job Description
The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values. This position is 2nd Shift, 2:00pm-10:30pm CT, Tuesday-Saturday.

Builds, installs and manages physical and virtual server environments
Documents, monitors, and audits those environments
Creates and tracks performance metrics and tweaks infrastructure design accordingly
Provides maintenance to systems and applications.
Primary resource for server and network hardware and software issues
Provides supplemental network and systems administration support to IT team
Works with IT team on large projects
Development of performance metrics and hardware/OS performance tuning
Primary resource for Apple/Mac client support
Knowledge and experience in a large-scale Enterprise network.
In-depth knowledge of Linux (RHEL) administration
In-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Server platform and its components including Active Directory, Windows Server 2003/2008/2008 R2/2012, failover clustering, certificate services, IIS, and other related technologies.
Experience with configuration and administration of Windows file servers.
Experience with installation, configuration, and administration of enterprise hardware including rack mount and blade servers
Experience writing/maintaining appropriate scripts to automate system administration and recurring jobs
Experience with Microsoft SCCM.
Excellent problem solving and communication skills
Experience in supporting a 24x7production environment
McAfee EPO Administration

Required Qualifications
Competency: Career/Senior

Knowledge: Considerable knowledge of the job. Complete understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job, and its application.

Problem Solving: Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

Supervision: Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Education / Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. 5 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education on a case by case basis.
5 - 8 years of relevant experience is required.
5 years of VMware vSphere Management experience is required.
PWS Specified Certifications: One of the certifications below: A+, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT), VMware Certified Associate 6- Data Center Virtualization, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), Network+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).

Background Investigation: Must be able to pass and maintain a government Tier 4 High Background Investigation.

Desired Qualifications

Education / Experience:
Microsoft – Minimum 5 years (DHCP, Login Scripts, File/Print Services, DHCP, SCCM, Active Directory, Group Policy Management, System Hardening, SNMP, Patch Management, IIS Web Services, SQL, Scan Remediation, OS Deployment Group Policy Management)
Citrix Xenapp Administration is a plus
Linux – Red Hat is a plus

Salient CRGT is a leading provider of health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full lifecycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. We are purpose-built for IT transformation supporting federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies, as well as Fortune 1000 companies.

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Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.