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Unix System Administrator-I/II/III (ITCC) 

About the Organization Constellation West is an award winning company that delivers Information Technology (IT) engineering services and solutions along with non-IT subject matter expertise world-wide. Established in 1997, Constellation West continues as an industry leader, partnering with key organizations. As a prime contractor or preferred subcontractor, we have a continual list of opportunities to fill across the nation with multiple agencies such as the Department of Veteran Affairs, Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and national intelligence community. Many of the positions supporting U.S. federal government require our employees be granted security clearances.

Constellation West provides fully integrated solutions spanning all aspects of system/network engineering, system/network administration, data management, information assurance, quality assurance, full lifecycle support, software development, and geospatial information services. Constellation West looks for the right people ready to step up and be part of a dynamic team.

If you are looking for a new challenge and a rewarding opportunity to apply your expertise, knowledge, and problem solving skills, come join our team! Constellation West offers competitive salary and benefits including:

• Tuition reimbursement
• Competitive 401(k) plan
• Competitive Health Benefits
• 10 Paid Holidays!!
• 15 PTO Days!
• Veteran Hiring Preference

Constellation West is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V
Category Information Technology  

CSSS.NET seeks a Unix System Administration of Sun server and workstation environment  in support of the Information Technology Capabilities Contract (ITCC), which provides modernized and secure IT infrastructure support to USSTRATCOM at Offutt AFB, Nebraska.  Candidate selected will be responsible for installing, configuring and maintaining Unix workstations in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines.  Must be knowledgeable of networking associated with LAN based servers and workstations.  Although the frequency will be very low, this job will require being on call to provide off-shift support and week-end support.  Limited 24x7 support and the ability to deploy to off-site locations will be required.


Essential Job Functions

  • Performs software installations and upgrades to UNIX operating systems and layered software packages and maintains them in accordance with established policies, procedures and service level agreements.
  • Ensures UNIX workstations/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware.
  • Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.
  • Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.
  • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of UNIX workstations/servers for compliance with established standards, policies, procedures and configuration guidelines.
  • Analyzes, logs, tracks and resolves complex software/hardware matters of significance pertaining to networking connectivity issues, printer, servers, and applications to meet business needs.
  • Coordinates hardware/software installations and upgrades to ensure work is properly performed in accordance with company policy. Recommends resolution to complex matters of significance and coordinates the implementation of the approved course of action.
  • Coordinates and monitors troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems; documents system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommends course of action and implements as approved.
  • Oversees the installation of client department-specific applications and systems. Ensures installations are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; determines revisions or updates to installation as needed.
  • Coordinates testing, upgrades and configuration of system files and services. Ensures changes are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; recommends revisions or changes based upon results. Prepares for and prescribes approaches to possible downstream implications.
  • Utilizes standard corporate tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.
Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science , or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Four or more years of experience with computer systems or networking
  • Experience working with computer hardware for installation and upgrades
  • Experience working with software installation/upgrading procedures
  • Experience working with file and system maintenance procedures

Other Qualifications

  • A DoD Top Secret security clearance/NC2 required
  • 3-5 years of experience in system administration on a medium to large-scale network required
  • Experience providing high availability solutions with Sun products required
  • Experience developing policies and procedures for managing systems required
  • Ability to develop schedules to support building and deploying systems required
  • A good understanding of network principals, system troubleshooting required
  • Knowledge of  Solaris 10 and Solaris 10 x86, Solaris Volume Manager, NFS, Zones/Containers, LDOM's, Shell scripting, system security, system patching, Jumpstart, Flash Archive, and Flash Restore required
  • Knowledge of Linux - Redhat or Redhat derivative, Platform Computing's Load Sharing Facility (LSF), SSH, Apache, Big Brother, Perl, Samba, LDAP, Tivoli Storage Manager, Sendmail, Trusted Solaris, Backup and restore concepts, SAN Concepts, NIS/NIS+, Networking Protocols (TCP/IP, SNMP, etc), DNS, DTRACE, Sun Cluster 3.x, Veritas Volume Manager, VMware/Xen, and Solaris Trusted Extensions preferred
  • Good organization skills to balance and prioritize work, and multitask
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot systems problems
  • Good communication skills to communicate with support personnel, customers, and managers
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

CSSS.NET is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Offutt AFB  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number INF-12-00313  

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