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Windows/Linux System Administrator III

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

ECS is seeking a Windows/Linux System Administrator III to work in our Albuquerque, NM office.

Job Description:

ECS is seeking a System Administrator III to work in our RedHat Linux and Microsoft Windows environment supporting a major Department of Energy Laboratory in Albuquerque, NM.

Selected candidate will support both Windows & Linux servers for Senior administrators and Solutions Architects in the development and management of IT Systems in the Special Access Program Space int eh identified organization.

Day to Day duties will include :

installing new infrastructure, assisting customers with their file system needs (creating folder structure, backing up data, etc.), working on switches, troubleshooting performance issues, examining logs, and making hardware recommendations. Candidate will primarily work with servers, but desktop support for the customer will also be part of your daily duties. Customer works primarily with classified data

This is a 100% on-site position requiring residence in the Albuquerque, NM area by start date.

Required Skills:

  • BS/BA in CS or related field and two (2) years related experience
  • Windows Server System Administration & UNIX experience at least 1-3 years
  • Familiarity with network protocols and network management technologies
  • Skill utilizing software diagnostic tools and the ability to conduct appropriate troubleshooting processes and conduct appropriate upgrades
  • Ability to understand the application and utilization of software packages, maintain accurate records
  • Ability to research, assemble, and evaluate information or data regarding industry practices or applicable regulatory changes and recommend sound, practical solutions to complex issues.
  • Ability to define systems requirements based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms.
  • Ability to define technical standards and functionality tests, and to develop specifications, prototypes, or initial user guides.
  • Computer and network troubleshooting
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills with customers, vendors, and database administrators
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security+ or CISSP certification within 6 months of hire.
  • US Citizen
  • Must have an active DOE Q Clearance Minimum to start or DoD Top Secret with reciprocity.

Desired Skills:

  • Windows system administration experience at least 1-3 years
  • Automation platforms such as Ansible, VMware, Python at least 1-3 years
  • Experience leading and implementing large technical solutions
  • Experience in Bash, PowerShell, or other scripting language for automating System Admin tasks or troubleshooting existing processes
  • Experience with container technology, such as Kubernetes, RKE, Docker, etc.
  • Virtualization, servers, storage, and networking equipment experience

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.