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Company AT&T

Job Title Senior Systems Administrator (Government)

Jobid att4-5326637

Location: Collinsville, IL, 62234, USA

Description This position is a Sr. UNIX System Administrator position supporting DISA's GSM-O contract at Scott AFB, IL. The applicant must be a self-starter, be able to work in a rapid paced environment.

+ Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.

+ Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

+ Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

+ Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

+ Creates, maintains, and implements detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures.

+ Provides support on a M-F business hours schedule, also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations.

Scope and responsibilities include:

+ Interact with Operations Engineers and Operators to provide solutions and resolve problems in a timely and proactive manner.

+ Implement tools and processes for efficient and effective operational management of the environment -- change management, monitoring, alerting, incident handling, customer request handling, etc.

+ Troubleshoot networking issues, enhance network performance and reliability.

+ Specialized application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

+ Define functional requirements, perform research, evaluate vendors/solutions, and design/implement solutions.

+ Engage/negotiate with operations stakeholders to develop software behavioral requirements; to be translated by software development into minimal viable product.

+ Provide technical engineering support to all phases of network development, operation and management.

+ Analyze network topologies and network performance.

1. Considered a career or Journey level.

2. Bachelor’s degree in IT related field or 5 years demonstrated experience in scripting/coding.

3. Experience in Server/system integration, automation, within large scale global OSS environments.

4. Powerful Linux shell skills (bash scripting, output parsing, etc.)

5. Expertise in Python or other scripting and automation languages

6. Experience with support systems to include enclave Ethernet switches and network attached storage (NAS). A thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP.

7. Experience with both client and server hardware/software, management tools, storage technologies, enterprise networking, virtualization, and security technologies

8. Experience and ability to lead projects; work individually on projects, as well as, a team player.

9. Knowledge of storage solutions (SAN, NAS). Working knowledge of network appliances, firewalls, switches, and routers are a plus. Working knowledge of Oracle Database.

Desired Experience, Education, and Certifications:

+ A passion to automate everything

+ A motivated self-starting personality, able to work independently while maintaining patience with constant interruptions and multiple requests.

+ Strong speaking, listening, and writing skills are critical for presentations to varied audiences in terms non-technical leadership can understand.

+ Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.

+ Technologically savvy in handling of administrative practices.

+ Comfortable working with confidential/sensitive/ secret or proprietary information.

Required Clearance: Ability to obtain TS

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


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