• System Administrator

    Job Locations US-Herndon, VA
    Job ID
    2018-1488
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Ntrepid has an immediate opening for a strong Systems Administrator with a broad and technically diverse background. You will be responsible for deployment and maintenance of a wide variety of operating systems and technical environments. As a Systems Administrator for Ntrepid, you must be passionate about learning new technologies and supporting the customer’s mission. The Infrastructure Operations group is closely involved with production systems before, during and after product deployments to Customers. The team works with Product Engineering groups to continuously improve deployment life cycles and product stability. We are looking for a unique individual, who is creative, continuously motivated to learn, proactive in contributing to solutions, and can think outside the box.

    Responsibilities

    • Deploy and manage all installed systems and infrastructure
    • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
    • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
    • Develop and maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
    • Develop and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
    • Contribute to the design of information and operational support systems
    • Provide 1st, 2nd, and senior level support
    • Liaise with team, customer, vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

    Qualifications

    • U.S. Citizenship is required
    • Active TS SCI Clearance with Poly required
    • 5+ years experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Linux and Windows based environments.
    • 5+ years experience with one or more virtualization platforms (e.g., VMware, Virtual Box, KVM)
    • 5+ years experience with monitoring systems
    • Scripting skills in one or more languages (Bash, Perl, Python, PowerShell)
    • Highly proficient working in Linux OS environment (Ubuntu and CentOS)
    • Highly proficient working in Windows OS environment (Windows Servers, Windows Workstations, Active Directory, etc)
    • Experience writing custom scripts (Python, Bash, Powershell)
    • Familiarity with database deployments (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL)
    • Prior experience setting up centralized monitoring (Zabbix, Nagios, etc)
    • Experience with virtualization software such as VMware, vSphere, and Nutanix AHV (KVM/libvirt)
    • Experience engineering and deploying immutable infrastructure (i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud deployments) is a plus
    • Experience with configuration/automation software (e.g., Ansible, CFengine, Cobbler) is a plus
    • Configuration management experience (CFEngine, Ansible preferred) is a plus

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