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Windows and Linux Systems Administrator 9691375

Windows and Linux Systems Administrator 
Location:Dulles, VA
Duration: 1 year contract to hire     
Active Secret Clearance Required
***US Citizenship REQUIRED*** It does not help to apply without citizenship. We cannot accept any other form of work authorization (H1, EAD etc) or do corp to corp.
This job opportunity is for a System Administrator position supporting multiple program labs at client’s Dulles, VA facility. The System Administrator is responsible for administering Windows and Linux hardware supporting DoD programs and ensuring it is fully compliant with client policy and USG Information Assurance requirements. The selected candidate will be responsible to multiple program managers and will have to prioritize work across labs for each of those programs. Day to day operation and sustainment of these systems will include (but not limited to):
• Configure servers, workstations and ensure products are in use with the latest version and supported
• Ensure anti-virus software is up to date and have the latest virus definition files
• Provide software patching for all servers and workstations (RedHat, Microsoft, Java, Adobe, etc.)
• Hardening of servers and workstations IAW DFARS 252.204-7012 standards
• Support the maintenance of System Security Plans
• Provide IT expertise for configuration changes affecting the systems and bring before CCB for oversight before implantation
• Remediate any findings associated with scans of servers and workstations. Coordinate with IT Security to update POA&M and reflect open vulnerabilities associated with servers and workstations, develop remediation plans to include milestone completion dates and status updates, and include mitigation process for closed vulnerabilities
• Participate in CCBs
• Immediately notify program leadership of any irregularities in system operations and/or attacks/compromises
• Create and/or modify accounts after notification by program leadership (Account paperwork is complete)
The ideal candidate possesses strong written and oral communications skills, technical knowledge, exemplary customer service skills, strong time management skills, the ability to find creative solutions to complex challenges, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment.
This position will report directly to the Program Execution Manager.
Required Skills:
• US Citizen with a Secret Security Clearance
• 4+ years relevant and recent experience with Windows and Linux System Administration
• Experience with server and workstation assessment and hardening using various information system security assessment/hardening tools - DISA STIGs, SCAP, ACAS, Retina, Nessus etc.
• Experience with VMware virtualization
• Experience successfully and effectively interacting with internal and external customers (Program Engineers, Program Managers, IA, etc.)
• Professional demeanor, good interpersonal skills, and ability to excel in a high-paced multi- tasked environment
• Ability to act independently, prioritize tasks, and manage to schedule
• Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written modes, and be able to author and present subject specific presentations. Comfortable with public speaking.
• DoD 8570.01 IAT Level 2 (requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP)
Desired Skills:
• System Administrator experience with Microsoft Domain Controllers, Active Directory, RedHat Directory and openLDAP
• DoD 8570.01 IAM Level 2 (requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP, GSLC)
• Computing Environment certifications to include Windows and or Linux
• In-depth knowledge of NIST special publications, CNSS policies and instructions, and other requirements documents associated with DFARS 252.204-7012 and the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
Bachelor Degree Preferred
NOTE: AGAIN - MUST BE US CITIZEN to be eligible for this position. There is no relocation or expense package offered for this position. Rates are all inclusive W2 hourly wages. No 1099, No third parties, no C2C
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Windows and Linux Systems Administrator 9691375
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