Solaris/UNIX Senior Systems Administrator

Job Description
The prospective candidate will be supporting the overall systems engineering tasks for GDIT's Project Director - Army Human Resource Services (PD AHRS) contract. Candidate will support the production environment of the Installation Support Modules (ISM) application. This mission critical application provides support functions for US Army Warfighters worldwide. Candidate must possess a strong technical background and be able to coordinate systems engineering principles with other technology areas such as network support, Service Desk, and Software Development.
Customer and Mission:
GDIT's PD AHRS Contract supports the US Army PEO-EIS and multiple users to include: Army, National Guard, Marine Corps and Navy. Our current scope of the technical services and support we provide includes: project management, system engineering and integration, security engineering and integration, information assurance vulnerability analysis and integration, architecture design, system design, application design, system development, application development, integration of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software and hardware, testing, fielding and help desk support, change management, risk management, quality assurance, system/software enhancement/modernization analysis and implementation, capability maturity model support, documentation development, training support, hardware and software procurement, operation, maintenance, and engineering services.
Essential Functions of the Position:
As a Solaris/UNIX Sr. System Administrator, your responsibilities will include:
Develop and document project plans for management and customer review
Participate in planning and execution of a future Data Center relocation
Occasional installation and removal of equipment
Recommend best practices for systems reliability, scalability, redundancy, and availability
Maintain interfaces with external systems
Implement and maintain SPLUNK
Perform weekly Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scans
Perform monthly Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) scans
Perform periodic password resets, Web Logic restarts
Maintain proper security posture for Solaris systems
Participate in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements
Identify, analyze, and resolve system problems
Provide system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance
Determine system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility
Provide on-call/remote after-hours support to priority incidents
Monitor and maintain adequate backup and recovery of all Solaris systems
Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems
Essential Functions of the Position:
As a Solaris/UNIX Sr. System Administrator, your responsibilities will include:
Develop and document project plans for management and customer review
Participate in planning and execution of a future Data Center relocation
Occasional installation and removal of equipment
Recommend best practices for systems reliability, scalability, redundancy, and availability
Maintain interfaces with external systems
Implement and maintain SPLUNK
Perform weekly Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scans
Perform monthly Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) scans
Perform periodic password resets, Web Logic restarts
Maintain proper security posture for Solaris systemsP
articipate in the upgrading of operating systems and design of systems enhancements
Identify, analyze, and resolve system problems
Provide system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance
Determine system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility
Provide on-call/remote after-hours support to priority incidents
Monitor and maintain adequate backup and recovery of all Solaris systems
Provides input for documentation on new or existing systems
Maintain the integrity and security of servers and systems
Set up administrator and service accounts
Maintain system documentation
Strong commitment to the team and the organization's success
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
Participate in special projects or tasks as required
The position requires shared on-call availability
Education
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work experience.
Qualifications
Required Skills:
Solaris experience required
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in systems administration and support
Comprehensive knowledge of related hardware and software
Desired Skills:
Certification or working knowledge in Host Based Security System (HBSS)
Knowledge of Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) (system scanning tool)
Experience applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) is required for security compliance
Knowledge Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) for scanning the systems for vulnerabilities
Experience with Web Logic
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Maintain system documentation
Strong commitment to the team and the organization's success
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
Participate in special projects or tasks as required
The position requires shared on-call availability
Required Skills:
Solaris experience required
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in systems administration and support
Comprehensive knowledge of related hardware and software
Desired Skills:
Certification or working knowledge in Host Based Security System (HBSS)
Knowledge of Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) (system scanning tool)
Experience applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) is required for security compliance
Knowledge Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) for scanning the systems for vulnerabilities
Experience with Web Logic
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to communicate clearly with peers and managemen
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent communication skills. Strong teamwork and engagement as a project team member
Ability to assimilate information rapidly, motivated to self study new requirements
Excellent documentation skills
Strong organizational and collaborative skills
Capacity to develop a clear understanding of the business needs and incorporate these needs into technical solutions
Ability to work under time constraints
Certifications:
Must be DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II compliant and currently have the required certifications in good standing (i.e., Security+ CE and an additional certification in UNIX, Solaris, RedHat, A+, Network+, VMware, Windows, etc)
Citizenship: US Citizenship is required
Clearance: Minimum of Secret clearance in good standing is required
Work Location: Client Site, Arlington, VA
Other Notes:
We promote a strong team collaborative and supportive environment that promotes a "culture of learning"
We have an exciting technical environment with many opportunities for challenging work, professional growth, career path potential, and training in state-of-the-art tools/technologies
Technologies under implementation to include but not limited to:
Oracle Database 12c
Oracle WebLogic 11g
Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
Solaris 10/11
Splunk
ACAS
HBSS (McAFee ePolicy Orchestrator)
Footprints
Adobe LiveCycle Manager
Symantec NetBackup
We promote ongoing professional development including education/certifications, coaching and mentoring
We have a strong reputation of expertise with this client. Our client is supportive and eagerly engaged with our work
Our team is filled with bright, energetic, dynamic individuals that bring new thinking, ideas, and perspective to our clients
Located in the heart of Crystal City, VA with lots of local lunch options, where transportation to and from work are easily accessible via VRE, Metro, ride share
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