Job ID: 2200336
Location: FLEXWORK, AK, United States
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
Benefits: Click here
This is an exciting opportunity to be a member of the SAIC LITES II System Administration team supporting cutting edge computing systems and research at the NASA Langley Research Center. SAIC has an immediate need for a Systems Administrator Senior to support the NASA Langley Information Technology Enhanced Services II (LITES II) contract at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA. The LITES II provides for IT support services in the areas of science and engineering applications, some center infrastructure applications, data center support, business management applications support, and IT project management support. As a member of the LITES II team, this Systems Administrator Senior will manage and support Windows and Macintosh desktops, Windows server infrastructure, laboratory, and scientific equipment supporting the Langley research mission. Ensure the day-to-day operation and ongoing support of LITES II Servers and Systems including event, fault, and performance management systems. Help develop solutions to monitor, notify, and correct anomalies/alarms. Help design the environment, hardware specifications, and software layers to provide for a reliable, scalable, secure, and highly available Windows/Macintosh Systems Environment. Ensure that desktop and server hardware and operating systems are installed, properly configured, and operating as expected on production, development, or lab systems running on Macintosh and Windows environments. Configure operating systems and utilities to support customer requirements. Work closely with vendors or other groups within the organization to correct problems or perform root cause analysis. Analyze and make formal recommendations on optimization and capacity planning for systems. Develop and maintain documentation related to the design, installation, administration, and maintenance of multiple systems in a distributed computing environment. Ensure stability, viability, and maintenance of the 24/7 mission-critical production environment. Prepare weekly reports on significant events. Help write test plans and conduct product evaluations in lab environments. Perform system and application account management activities. Participate on a 24/7 on-call rotation to support critical incident management events. This position will be supporting multiple research branches/offices within the Langley environment.
We’re looking for a US Citizen with Apple/Macintosh and Windows/Windows Server administration experience. Linux experience is a plus.
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