199257 - Systems Administrator Level 2
Grand Prairie
Up to $85.00 DOE
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Administrator Level 2 for a contract opportunity in Grand Prairie, TX.

Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems in Cyber Security test lab, including coordination with lab manager and cyber engineers. Duties include managing network virtualization, setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, and managing network storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

Minimum 4-5 years System Administration experience: maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization. Experience with Linux System Administration of popular distributions including RedHat, CentOS, SLES, or equivalent. Experience with VLAN configuration and management. Experience with virtualization configuration and management using ESXi, KVM, VirtualBox or equivalent. Preferred experience with Identity management systems, AA (authentication, authorization), Ansible, Scripting in Bash, Python or Perl. Knowledge of DFARS, RMF, DIACAP preferred. STIGs/SRGs, OS Hardening experience, Cyber Security Auditing, Vulnerability analysis and tools such as ACAS/SecurityCenter/Nessus, STIG Viewer, openSCAP. Minimum 4-5 years Network experience: Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols. Experience with Dell, Cisco, Juniper or Brocade network switches, firewalls, and/or router equipment. Knowledge of network protocols, services, ports and TCP/IP or OSI model. Preferred experience with intrusion detection/prevention systems, antivirus suites and SIEMs. Minimum 4-5 years’ experience assessing issues: Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.

Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, and 5 years of Systems experience supporting technical programs.
IT Certifications HIGHLY PREFERRED: System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus.


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.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Patricia Serge
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x306 or (800) 927-9318 x306

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.