• Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1932

Title: System Administrator – Linux/Windows

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Clearance: TS/SCI

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

 

Cornerstone Defense is seeking highly motivated Linux and Windows Systems Administrators (SA) to join our Government Cybersecurity team in Colorado Springs, CO.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
  • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems
  • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
  • Provide assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
  • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers
  • Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning
  • Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
  • Provide in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems
  • Configure and manage UNIX and Windows (or other applicable) operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoot, maintain integrity of and configure network components, along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
  • Provide detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers for escalated tickets
  • Support the design of systems, mission architecture and associated hardware
  • Possess a working knowledge and understanding of system administration interdependencies as part of the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration
  • Maintain and enforce all Information System Security policies, standards, and directives to ensure assessment and authorization of information systems processing classified information

 

Linux

Required:

Bash, Python scripting

Operating system maintenance, patching, and troubleshooting

STIG

SSH

Ansible

Containers/docker

Kubernetes

 

Desired:

Teraform

Public key infrastructure (PKI)

kvm, virtualization

Rancher

Openstack/Openshif

 

Windows

Required:

Windows 10

Windows Server (2016 or newer)

PowerShell

Operating system maintenance, patching, and troubleshooting

Group policy object creation and maintenance

Active directory management

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

STIG

 

Desired:

Exchange (2016 or newer)

SCCM (2016 or newer)

Site and Services, architecture

 

Typical Education & Experience: Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience, 9 years' related work experience, etc.).

 

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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