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Job ID: 198629
Location: BOSTON, MA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 27, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
The National Security Customer Group of SAIC is seeking candidates to support the Kessel Run (KR) Enterprise Services opportunity. KR, a detachment of the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), leverages industry best practices and products to rapidly deliver capabilities while posturing for future and potentially disruptive information technology (IT). Kessel Run revolutionizes the way that the Air Force builds and acquires software to meet the needs of Airmen across the globe. Kessel Run embraces Agile principles, DevSecOps, and lean product management practices to continuously integrate and deliver software capabilities. KR embraces a culture of rapid feedback loops (e.g. build, measure, learn) and user-centered design managed by Government-led teams to rapidly develop, produce, and deploy software across the Air Operations Centers and other Air Force programs, while continuously iterating and improving upon those software applications.
Cloud Service teams of KR develop and provide core services that all applications teams will be able to leverage. These core services include but are not limited to: Identity Access Management, geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) services, Release Engineering, Security Assessment Services, Runtime Orchestration Services, and monitoring and metric services.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for complex operating systems, workstations and servers. Coordinates, directs and performs complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Continually monitors and tunes multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities. Ensures data/media recoverability by developing and implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations. Plans and implements the modernization of servers. Develops, implements and promotes standard operating procedures and schedules. Conducts hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. Incumbent develops and implements new standards, policies and procedures. Incumbent in this job works closely with Network and Systems Analysts to help determine and develop the systems that will be implemented.
Primary system administrator providing support to deploy KRES services, secure the server environment and deliver infrastructure as code. Experience with administering systems in a cloud environment.
The security clearance required for this position is a Secret. A Top Secret clearance is desired.
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience
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