208940 - Systems Administrator 2
$61.3 to $98.12 DOE
5 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking two Systems Administrator 2s for a contract opportunity in Boulder, CO.

Perform new server builds using a Chef and NIM based provisioning environment, and perform level 2 support for system configuration, setup, and requested baseline configuration changes. Duties may include scripting for optimizing IT environment, project management for defining and implementing upgrades to the IT environment, and serving as consultant for computer problems beyond the knowledge of engineering staff. Communications Systems Engineers must demonstrate a blend of engineering, advanced technical skills, and excellent communication abilities.

This individual will support the hardware design, development, and integration of ground processing stations of satellite data. These systems have a mix of Operating Systems (AIX, LINUX, and Windows) in both development lab environments and deployed operational environments.

Principal Systems Administrator: 6 Years of relevant experience with Bachelor's; 4 Years with Master's. Will consider 10 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree
Sr. Principal Systems Administrator: 10 Years of relevant experience with Bachelor's; 8 Years with Master's. Will consider 14 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Active COMPTIA Security + Certification
Experience with RHEL and virtualization

Experience with communications systems engineering and development experience in tactical military communications or equivalent operational experience using Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) Hardware components and/or Design and Integration experience for DoD mobile shelters or fixed site Command and Control facilities
Bash/Ruby/Python script writing experience
ESXi and VMWare experience (VM creation, vCenter/vSphere management)
vSAN configuration experience
CHEF automation experience (recipe creation, node management)
Knowledge of DoD 8570.01-M requirements
Familiarity with sensor processing and control systems
CISSP certification, RedHat certification(s)

High School Diploma/GED.
School must be accredited.

9/80 work week. 100% On-Site. Some local travel will be required. On rare occasions, there will be weekend work and odd hours when 24-hour testing occurs.

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.

Robert Davis
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

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.