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System Administrator

  • Location: Alpena, Michigan, 49707
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 27 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: System Administrator

Location: Alpena, MI 49707

Term: 2 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Systems administration engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation. 
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. 
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. 
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. 
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary. 
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary. 
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.  
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. 
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues. 
  • Diagnose and recover from hardware or software failures. 
  • Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies. 
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.  
  • Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs. 
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures. 
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.  
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.  Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required. 
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment. 
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • Configure / add new services as necessary.  
  • Upgrade and configure system software or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs. 
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures. 
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. 
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 2+ years of experience working in Active Directory.
  • 2+ years of demonstrated background in customer service orientation, issue resolution, and ability to train end customers.
  • Must have the ability to work autonomously – independent of direct supervision.
  • Must have or be able to obtain military security clearance of at least Secret Clearance.
  • Must have active Security+ certification.
  • Military background and/or experience and knowledge of military operations.

Even better if you have:

  • 2+ years of experience in managing multiple equipment accounts and knowledge of Air Force equipment inventory accounting systems.
  • Additional network certifications (A+, CCNA, CISSP, etc).

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!