Lockheed Martin Systems Administrator in Hanover, Maryland

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The Team relies on our SAs to configure and maintain information technology (IT) systems used to collect and process Data from locations around the world. Most of this work is performed from our Fort Meade location, but there are some limited opportunities for travel. Approximately 75% to 80% of the systems managed are using CentOS or RedHat LINUX, with the remainder using Microsoft Windows variants, other LINUX variants, or proprietary/firmware environments. Common activities include: initial load of new servers, initial configuration on non-computing devices (NCDs), patching and securing existing servers or NCDs, testing new software or patches, and documenting security compliance. SAs require the customer’s “PRIVAC” designation at “NSYS” or “SYS1” level as determined by the government lead. SAs will be covered by the Cyber Workforce Improvement Program, which will require certification and ongoing professional education in the “Information Assurance Technical-Personnel (IAT)” category as listed below.

Other possible roles/skills to consider are: Possess a strong background in testing and troubleshooting application errors. Strong verbal and English skills. Interact with customer personnel on technical matter, often requiring coordinated activities across organizational lines. Provide technical guidance to lower level personnel. Provide system integration and administration across multiple platforms and multiple applications running between them using an array of scripts that initialize and control various application functionality

Basic Qualifications:

Five (5) years system administration experience in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity with the Federal Government is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional system administration experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree

Desired Skills:

Minimum Requirements:

•Experience installing, administering, and maintaining Linux servers

•Experience with TCP/IP networking

•Experience with VMware and ESXi virtualization

•Experience configuring non-computing devices (NCDs) such as KVM switches, networked UPSs, and networked power distribution units

•Experience Using Kick scripts to install servers

•Experience Patching CentOS servers to maintain security compliance

•Evaluating IAVAs for applicability to specific systems; implementing IAVA remediation

•Experience managing virtual servers

CWIP Requirements (desired)

Baseline certificate: CompTIA A+ or (ISC)2 “SSCP”

OS/CE Certificate: COMP TIA “LINUX+” or approved substitute



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