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System Admin II

Company: Koniag Management Solutions
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Koniag Management Solutions, a Koniag Government Services company, is hiring an experienced System Administrator II to support KGS and the NOAA/NOS Information Management Office. Performance of the contract shall primarily take place in Silver Spring, MD.We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.Ideal candidate understands standard and advanced concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Operating Systems. Installs new software releases and system upgrades, evaluates, and installs patches and resolves software related problems. Performs system backups and recovery. Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity. Ensures all systems comply with established policies, practices, standards, licensing agreements, and configuration guidelines. Deploys, manages, and enforces all local and enterprise-wide standard configurations and management processes. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

  • Support of a highly virtualized MS Windows 2012/2016/2019 environment, which includes operating systems support, patching (vendor provided updates) and third-party software maintenance
  • Installs new software releases, system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches and resolves software related problems.
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software problems and taking appropriate corrective action and/or interacting with IT staff or vendors in performing dynamic testing, support and troubleshooting functions with very little to no supervision.
  • Monitor server performance and capacity, forecast system demands and recommend upgrades, expansions, and reconfigurations
  • Performing complex computing environment buildouts, installation, maintenance, and support with emphasis on documentation of operating procedures and processes
  • Provide support for Active Directory
  • Provide Tier III level support for client-side issues
  • Provide on-call support and weekend maintenance duties as required
  • Complete projects in a timely manner and produce documentation as required
  • Performs system backups and recovery.
  • Works under general supervision.Required Technical Skills:
    • Experience and strong hands-on knowledge of with MS Windows Server platforms as well as related technologies such as Active Directory, DNS, GPO's, IIS and SQL
    • Experience with SCCM
    • Experience with Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure
    • Must have demonstrated a high level of problem analysis and resolution skills
    • Able to analyze alerts from various monitoring tools and take appropriate actions during troubleshooting
    • PowerShell scripting experience
    • Experience working with application vendors
    • Understanding of server architectures, hardware, RAID
    • Networking fundamentals (eg. DHCP, DNS, vLANs, routing)
    • Understanding of application and OS security, including virus scan management and patching
    • Working knowledge of Cohesity Administration
    • Microsoft ADFS - configuration, troubleshooting
    • Scripting PowerShell, Python, or PerlEducation and Experience Required:
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
      • Associate-level cloud certification
      • 5+ years of cloud PaaS experience
      • 5+ years combined system administration support experience germane to function and
      • purpose of NOS systems under administration
      • Security certification (focus on specific duties, e.g. focus on web and IIS security if
      • managing IIS web server)
      • Expert level knowledge of Windows workstation, Linux, and Apple Mac Operating
      • Systems and networking concepts as they relate to support the specific systems
      • Ability to identify and troubleshoot issues with little oversightOur Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit www.koniag-gs.comEOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352

Keywords: Koniag Management Solutions, Silver Spring , System Admin II, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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