Full Job Description
**THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TS/SCI WITH POLY CLEARANCE**
Boeing Intelligence & Analytics (BI&A) is seeking a Senior System Administrator to join their top-tier Prime contract team working as part of a small team on a critical mission system. The position will work primarily on a production system that supports the search and survey mission and that provides metadata to multiple partners throughout the IC.
Support for a team of developers, operating primarily on MASH cloud resources
Support teams charged with the design, development, maintenance, and improvements to system software and applications for Search and Survey systems
Research and recommend software tools, network devices and processes
Experience with Linux (version 7 or higher) Linux Administration
Red Hat OpenStack/Centos MASH experience
Install Patch and update Linux VM systems
Infrastructure Management: Install and configure MASH VM Servers
Analyze system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems
Introduce and integrate new technologies into existing computer environments
Performing routine audit of systems and software
Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes
Insure STN / STE compliance and system hardening requirements are met
Install and configuring new hardware and software
Add, remove, or update user account information, resetting passwords, etc
Answer technical queries and assist developers and end users
Responsible for security of the system
Responsible for documenting the configuration of the system
System performance tuning.
Configure, add, and delete file systems
Build new development, test and production environments
Install and configure infrastructure applications and support application integration.
Assist Systems Engineers with the analysis of user and system requirements and constraints.
Maintain Linux-based systems as well as software backups and software development management tools. Utilize scripting tools to assist with routine system administrator tasks. Perform system updates, backups, anti-virus package installations and create and maintain user accounts.
Configure and maintain network communications devices (e.g. routers, firewalls). Troubleshoot network problems.
Provide technical support to system integration efforts in the lab and during field installations.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelors in a technical discipline
A minimum of 9 years experience computing delivery system integration, hardware and software installation, configuration and disposition of servers and workstations to support the architecture. Providing problem resolution and technical support for delivery systems. Providing support for the design, validation and configuration management of computing delivery systems. Administering users system access to meet security requirements. Monitoring system performance to support capacity planning, backup and disaster recovery planning.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in SIGINT system development, integration or test & Proficiency
A minimum of 5 years of computer operating system experience with LINUX based platforms including scripting and automation
A minimum of 5 years of computer networking experience including node configuration and management
A minimum of 5 years of experience with router, firewall and other network communications equipment configuration, maintenance and management
Demonstrated experience in the following applications and processes:
Linux System Administration – CENTOS 7
PXE-Booting and Kickstart configuration
IAVA Patching including POA&M Generation, Mission Outage Coordination, and Rollback Planning
Experience with SEAR, UAM, EPO, VSEL, along with Nessus and TLS Compliance scanning and reporting
PKI Server Certificates, LDAP Integration, SSP Maintenance and Updates
Strong knowledge and extensive experience providing LINUX support in a production environment
IdM/IPA user and system identification management
Automated Configuration Management experience (salt stack, ansible)
System management and control experience related to system hardening, STN/STE requirements
Storage and file management including volume administration
Extensive knowledge of scripts, commands and procedures related to server configuration
GIT source control
NGINX servers and proxies
BI&A is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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