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Senior System Administrator

Company: Caribou Thunder
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Schedule: Full Time Salary Range: $85K-$95K -Caribou Thunder is seeking a System Administrator to work in an Agile environment. This role will apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. -SECURITY CLEARANCE -

Active Secret Clearance -EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Master's degree with 7 years of experienceor Bachelor's degree with 9 years of experienceor Associate's degree with 11 years of experienceHigh School diploma or equivalent with 13 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degreeRESPONSIBILITIES
Perform as a Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administrator for a large-classified government contract.Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and external customers, in written and oral format.Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, hardware, and system engineers, end users, and customer and IT management.Support multiple networks.Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed.Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection on a routine basis.Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.Report project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.Work under minimal direction and independently determine and develop approach to solutions.Creation and deployment of Windows and Linux system images in an enterprise environment. -
At least 1 year of server administration experience with RHEL.Must have a DoD 8570 IAT Level II baseline certification (example: Security+ CE) or have the ability to obtain one within 6 months of start date as a condition of continued employment.Ability to lift equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.Ability to work after hours and weekends as needed. -PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.Experience with Trusted Guard.RHEL System Administration certification.Experience with NAS storage device (preferably NetApp) administration (ONTAP 8.x or higher; CDOT).Solid understanding of Enterprise-level storage concepts to include all commonly-used RAID-levels.Satellite configuration and usage experience.Solid understanding of remediating security vulnerabilities and experience hardening Linux systems in accordance with RMF and STIGs.Ansible, Puppet, RHEL 6/7/8, Satellite Experience.Solid writing skills and experience using Wiki pages and SharePoint sites for documentation.DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).Currently valid Security+ CE, CASP, CISSP, or similar security certification. -ABOUT CARIBOU THUNDERCaribou Thunder, LLC is a Woman Owned, HUBZone Certified, Native American Owned, SBA and SDB Certified global engineering services company, incorporated in -2006. Caribou Thunder is a Global Service Provider supporting a wide variety of DoD, Space and Intelligence programs with consistent growth since inception to over 100 associates and $10M in annual sales with solid performance -in 35 states across the U.S. and 22 countries around the world.Caribou Thunder, LLC---is an -established Defense contractor with nearly 20 years of experience delivering -engineering services worldwide.--- We offer industry leading salaries, flexible work life balance, full range of -benefits (career development and mentoring, PTO, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, -and 401k match).--- Caribou Thunder, LLC offers meaningful career -opportunities within a true team-based environment, where every employee matters, contributing to a higher goal supporting -National Security programs. -Caribou Thunder, LLC is committed to hiring and maintaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. United States citizenship is a requirement for all positions.NM11953#IND123 -Powered by JazzHR

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