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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Senior Systems Administrator

Work Location: Redstone Arsenal, AL

Job Summary:

The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for the evaluation, acquisition, installation and support of high performance computing systems to include hardware (HW), software (SW) and data storage devices. Has extensive experience with high performance computing center operations. Familiar with HW/ SW and data storage concepts, practices, and procedures in a high performance computing center. Supervises subordinate systems administrators / analysts and sets work priorities. Works from general guidance of the Program Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) and must be able to perform the following with minimal guidance:
Provide Database Administration and support
Maintain the integrity of the data and the efficiency
Maintain the efficiency and performance of the systems
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, patch, and update and install software/hardware
Resolve application errors and software bugs
Identify root causes and recommend mitigation strategies and or resolution actions.
Provide enhancements via Request for Change (RFC) and other change vehicles (e.g., Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA))
Implement application patches and assist with the identification/classification of RFCs and modifications to existing software applications for efficiencies in security, maintainability, supportability, and portability
Shall provide software and hardware infrastructure services
Shall conduct server replacement and data migration from one server to another.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience/Skills Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or information systems and 12 years of directly related experience
Shall meet DOD 8570 requirements as an Information Assurance Technical, Level II (IAT-II). Shall be appropriately certified prior to any contract performance in support of IA functions. Shall be designated as an IAT-II due to privileged-level access to control, manage, or configure IA tools and devices, individual and networked IS and devices, and enclaves.
GSEC or Security + or SCNP or SSCP
Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Physical Requirements:

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have enough mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. May include lifting weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.

Security Clearance:

DoD active security clearance may be required

Company Summary:

Headquartered in Hawaii, Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is a SBA Certified NHO 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services.

Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects located around the world, our team possesses innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technology solutions. Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget."

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC, Huntsville , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Huntsville, Alabama

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