CLEARANCE: TS/SCI w/CI Poly LOCATION: Herndon, VA TRAVEL: None JOB DESCRIPTION: Working as a member of a sizeable operations team, you shall lead, coordinate, manage and support the operations and maintenance of multi-user computer systems to achieve and maintain optimal performance and efficiencies, and you’ll be relied upon to anticipate problems & take decisive action. Job duties include: (i) carrying out systems administration and security functions, such as implementing STIGs, creating user accounts, creating administrator accounts, installing/deploying system-wide software, harden applications and operating systems, conducting backup and recovery, and install, configure, and maintain operating systems; (ii) monitoring, managing, and optimizing systems resource, such as CPU usage, disk usage, response times, and allocating and managing mass storage space; (iii) Identify [and respond to] Tier-3 problems and conduct diagnostics to analyze and resolve the problem; (iv) creates and maintains system specifications, policy, procedure, and other job-related documentation to meet standards, mandates, and requirements, and properly document trouble tickets and problem resolution; (v) interacting with end users, development teams, and others; (vi) evaluate vendors’ hardware and software, provide synopsis of findings – pros and cons – and provide purchasing recommendations.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
Minimum of 2 years of Linux or CentOS experience within the last 4 years.
Demonstrated knowledge of and successful experience:
Maintaining applications built on a PostgreSQL or Oracle database.
Writing scripts to automate activities and alerts, including: monitor system services, resources, data mine logs, etc.
Writing SQL and PL/SQL to generate system data reports, modify data, etc.
Building and managing SQL servers.
Troubleshooting systems and applications issues, including Java, Oracle, PostgreSQL, etc.
Maintaining systems in AWS cloud environments (Azure experience is helpful)
Working with Firewalls and AWS Security Groups
Administering key and certificate management utilities and cryptography libraries, such as Keytool and OpenSSL.
Coding and applying XML to store and transport information
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Associates with a total of 8 years of relevant experience
HS/GED with a total of 10 years of relevant experience
DoD 8570 Compliant holding current IAT level II baseline certification (Security+ CE, GICSP, SSCP, etc.)
Desired Certifications (some or all)
VMware Certified Professional
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SoundWay pays 100% of an employee's premium (cost) for Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, & $50K Life Insurance, and approximately 25% of the additional cost to add spouse/partner/child(ren)/family coverage.
Bonus in Lieu of Benefits. $3000/year bonus in lieu of benefits if you don't need/want medical benefits through SoundWay.
Flexible Spending Account
3.5% Matching 401K Retirement Plan. Up to 3.5% matching.
Professional Development Reimbursement. $2500/year for qualified college courses, certification classes & testing, & professional association membership fees.
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