161865,  System Administrator 3 - VA - C -

Category: IT
Job Title: System Administrator 3 - VA - C
Region: VA-Virginia
City: Chantilly
State: VA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 12 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a System Administrator for an opening in Chantilly, VA.

Performs system integration, hardware and software installation, configuration and disposition of servers and workstations to support the architecture. Provides problem resolution and technical support for delivery systems. Provides support for the design, validation and configuration management of computing delivery systems. Administers users system access and works to protect information to meet security requirements. Monitors system performance to support capacity planning, backup and disaster recovery planning. Monitors and analyzes information security reports to identify current threats, determine appropriate solutions, and implement approved security measures. Installs patches, modified security files, controls file and data access. Performs system monitoring using approved tools and processes to validate system health. Assists with the analysis of system resource trends and gathers customer requirements for capacity planning. Establishes backup and restore procedures to ensure system and data availability. Assists in the definition and maintenance of disaster recovery procedures to ensure business continuity. Works in conjunction with senior personnel in the design of the delivery system (e.g., hardware, operating system, middleware, network configuration, data structure) to meet business requirements. Performs delivery systems installation, configuration and disposition of servers and workstations to support the architecture. Validates end-to-end system functionality through unit and integration testing. Implements system changes across large, complex and diverse server environments by using standardized defined methods and procedures for efficient and prompt handling of all changes to improve day-to-day operations. Participates in the design of the configuration management plan. Collects, maintains and reports IT infrastructure information across distributed systems and multiple support groups. Updates information that describes computing systems and networks including all hardware and software components. Initiates change requests in accordance with established change procedures to assure compliance with baseline configuration. Evaluates business impact against environmental conditions (e.g., server configuration/performance, network performance, drive settings, error logs, etc), analyzes potential solutions and takes action to resolve problems across complex and diverse server environments. Documents resolutions/analyses according to support procedures. Conducts root cause analysis where required to identify causes of problems resolved and develop and deploy mitigation plans.

- DoD 8570 certification
- Experience with Windows, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, VMware and virtual desktop environments (Citrix, Horizon)

Accredited Technical bachelor’s degree and typically 5 or more years’ related work experience or a Master’s degree with typically 3 or more years’ or a PhD degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

WORK HOURS: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Some local travel between customer sites in Springfield and Chantilly, VA.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Max Cameron at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242

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