Lockheed Martin Systems Administrator Sr / F-35 ALIS / Misawa / Japan in Edwards, California
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System Administrator for Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) for Misawa AFB, Japan.
System Administrator is responsible for providing the overall on-site maintenance and support of the system. The System Administrator serves as the primary point of contact for any questions or concerns raised by users.
Administrative responsibilities include updating systems and software consistent with the Patch Management Plan, performing backup and recovery, and monitoring system performance. In case of a security incident, the System Administrator assists Security in investigating the incident, assessing system impacts, and restoring the system to normal operation.
System Administrator will perform duties to include the following: Backup/Restore/Disaster Recovery, Hardware/System Monitoring, System/Software/User Maintenance.
Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space. Interacts with users and acts as Subject Matter Expert for use of product suite. Coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Monitors and reviews security audit logs. Also, this candidate will serve as the point of contact to for the JSF Squadron discussion during the flight, evaluation and maintenance activities.
Successful candidate must be capable of passing a USAF Physical and must maintain their medical fitness for this position.
The selected applicant selected may be required to work at deployed locations, work rotating shifts, and work in excess of 40 hours per week
Must be willing to travel, to include Squadron CONUS/OCONUS deployments for extended periods depending on operational needs. Position may require the ability to perform in an arduous duty environment and subject to all applicable U.S. Government requirements. A detailed list of these requirements will be available at the time of interview and employment will be contingent on agreement and compliance with such requirements.
Locale: Misawa Air Base is located in the northeast portion of the main Japanese island of Honshu in Aomori Prefecture (approximately 400 miles north of Tokyo). Misawa is the only combined, joint service installation in the western Pacific. It houses three U.S. military services (Army, Navy, and Air Force), as well as the Japan Self-Defense Forces. Misawa is a small city of about 43,000 people which sits on the southern shore of picturesque Lake Ogawara. The nearest city of any size is Hachinohe which is 30 to 40 minutes away by car. The surrounding area is mostly rural and quite scenic. The city of Misawa boasts many festivals throughout the year, such as the cherry blossom festival, located at "Train Park", the Tanabata festival, and the most local, the Kosuimatsuri, or Lake Ogawara Festival. At the Kosuimatsuri, the new Lake Ogawara Queen is reigned; synonymous to "Miss Misawa", which consists of two women from Misawa between the age of 15–25, and one American citizen from Misawa Air Base, of the same age range. Misawa also hosts "Japan Day" within Misawa Air Base, at the base's Collocated Club. There is also "American Day", occurring generally a week or so after Memorial Day, at which time Japanese and American friendship is strengthened through the festive environment of food vendors and a large parade.
Basic Qualifications Candidates must have a Final Transferable Secret security clearance, last Periodic Reinvestigation must be within the last five years. Candidates Must be able to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access. In addition to the following: 1) Strong systems & software engineering and/or system administration process background 2) Prior System Administrator experience 3) Good Communication & Verbal skills 4) Self Starter & the ability to multitask 5) Must hold an active DoD Secret clearance and be able to obtain and hold Special Access Program (SAP) clearances 6) Position is 2nd shift (1500-2400). Must be willing to work off hours, to include 0300-1200, 0700-1600, 1000-1900, and/or 1500-2400 depending on operational needs.
Desired skills 1) Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to create presentation material for Base Leadership (e.g. Officers and management) 2) Proficiency in all MS Office applications 3) Familiarity with existing LM products and processes, to include Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 hardware and software 4) Certified in Security+ 5) Demonstrated system administration skills, to include: a) Setting up configuring and troubleshooting all aspects that make up Storage Area Network (SAN), logical unit number (LUN) and host bus adapter (HBA) Hardware b) Setting up configuring and troubleshooting all aspects that make up Internet Protocol (IP) Switch Fabric architecture (Routing, Fail Over, etc) c) Working knowledge of Networked Attached Storage (NAS) and supported protocols d) Engineering skills required for maintaining Enterprise Server Racks e) Strong Working knowledge of SSL/VPN security architecture with integration into multi-layered Firewall architecture f) Ability to work with EMC storage configuration tools (Navisphere, Visual SAN, Fabric Manager) g) Performing System Virtual Volume Imaging and Recovery, Disk to Disk/DR and Disk to Tape h) Understanding of Network Open System Interconnection (OSI) Model Layers. i) Backups of Physical servers (Windows 2012 OS), virtual machines, ESX server j) Disaster recovery/restores k) Hardware/System Monitoring of physical and virtual servers l) System Maintenance - scheduled upgrades/maintenance, startup and shutdown of rack components m) Software Maintenance – applying OS updates, antivirus/antispyware updates, and patch updates n) User Account Maintenance (Active Directory) 7) COTS/developed software skills 8) Software Engineering background and experience 9) Integration & Test experience
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