System Administrator (TS/SCI Security Clearance Required) – Multiple Positions Available

NASK is seeking skilled System Administrators to join the NASK Corporate IT Team.  Candidates must have a BS in a related field, industry certifications are preferred.  Candidates must have five or more years experience with Windows Server and built in roles (i.e. Active Directory, etc.) and a working knowledge of Linux.

DAILY ACTIVITIES:

  • Achieves in-depth knowledge of company processes, systems, and networks
  • Monitors assigned systems to ensure high availability, optimum performance, and security
  • Designs, implements, secures, and maintains systems and associated applications, services, and components
  • Assists with day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades
  • Follows established IT policies and procedures to perform audits and ensure compliance
  • Ensures data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in computer science, business administration, MIS, or related field
  • COMPTIA Security+ certification
  • Minimum of five (5) years of prior system administration experience

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge and experience with Tier 1 Support (hardware/software/peripherals)
  • Understanding and ability to implement information systems security best practices
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Professionalism and courtesy in all interactions
  • Working knowledge of core system administration protocols
  • Works well under pressure and models a strong work ethic
  • Focuses on results and follow through on commitments and assignments
  • Must be US Citizen and Active TS/SCI security clearance with CI polygraph

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with SSL certificates and certificate authorities
  • Experience with DCID 6/3 and/or ICD 503 Security Practices
  • Git/Subversion familiarity
  • JIRA (or equivalent task management) familiarity
  • Networking (Routing/Subnetting/Layer) familiarity
  • Storage (RAIDing/NAS/SAN) concept familiarity

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods of time in lab environments.  Ability to communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face-to-face. Some domestic travel required.

POSITION LOCATION:

Fairfax, VA

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