Senior Systems Administrator

Aquila Technology - Lexington, MA

Full-time
Aquila is seeking a Senior Systems Administrators to contribute to one of this country's premier defense research organizations. This person will support and enable the integration of various document management technologies into new and existing applications used by the Laboratory. The Senior System Administrator will also function as a member of a team which supports mission critical applications in a 24x7 365 environment.

The Technology Innovation and Integration (TII) Group provides application design, development, integration and support for Laboratory collaboration and information management systems to enable enhanced knowledge sharing, information access and integration.

Aquila team members experience the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, customer-focused and technically innovative work environment. Aquila strives to deliver the best of the best in technical services to customers. Candidates that possess a love for technical challenges, a desire to constantly learn and the desire to establish themselves as critical players within a team are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
Administer and support current document management solutions (SharePoint, OpenText Content Server) and facilitate its integration into other technologies (Office 365, Solr).
Provide expertise in metadata principles to organize and facilitate integration into other applications.
Administer and support the technologies required to integrate applications running in Linux and Windows environments. Applications include Apache Tomcat, IIS, Oracle, MySQL, SSL, SAML, Apache Solr, Manifold.
Work closely with other sector members to provide technical and administrative support by applying concepts of metadata into the integration of document management components.
Follow system administration best practices by documenting processes and ensuring current operations are being followed.
Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation by troubleshooting and remediating production issues.
Monitor and harden closed environments and provide weekly reporting on system status.
Keep current on applicable technologies and methodologies and provide technical input.

Required Experience:
MS OR BS and at least 1 Certification.
At least 8 years of applicable experience.
Operating Systems: UNIX/Linux (RHEL), Windows Server (all versions), VMware.
Experience architecting and administering a major document management platform such as SharePoint, OpenText Content Server or IBM Filenet.
Software/Applications: In depth understanding of how applications integrate into Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server database and into Internet Information Server (IIS),Apache Tomcat web servers.
Security: Broad knowledge of security and the underlying principles such as SSL and TLS required to harden applications and remediate vulnerabilities.
Networking Applications and Protocols: Comprehensive understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP/S, SSH.
Expertise in configuring SSL for transport.
Ability to write and automate tasks in one of the following programming or scripting languages: Java, JavaScript, bash, Python PowerShell.
Understanding of XML and JSON.

Preferred Experience:
Database Administration in Oracle, MySQL.
Experience integrating multiple document management platforms for collaboration.
Experience migrating or integrating an enterprise technology to the cloud.