• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2958

Title: Systems Administrator/Data Transfer Officer
Location: Herndon, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.


Systems Administrator/Data Transfer Officer –
Be a member of the Sustainment and Maintenance IT team.

The Program supports a moderately sized customer network comprised of Linux (80%), windows (20%), virtualization, storage, network, and on-premise data center hardware. 
The Sustainment and Maintenance team offers rewarding opportunities to think outside the box in order to deliver innovative and sustainable IT environments to our customers.
The system administrators work both independently and as a member of an integrated product team supporting a wide variety of basic and complex computing and network configurations and must have functional Linux and Windows experience.

Must have Hands-on Experience with AWS and Linux in a production environment.

• Experience patching and maintaining system's databases, to include RDS, MySQL, and Oracle
• Proven experience troubleshooting and solving technical problems
• Knowledge of Federated Identity, RBAC, authentication & authorization solution, etc.
• Understanding of secure-cloud configuration, (e.g., CloudTrail, AWS Config), cloud-security technologies (e.g., VPC, Security Groups) and Access Control (IAM).
• Experience with configuration management (e.g., Puppet, Chef, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.)
• Experience with security, such as NGFW, WAF, SIEM, endpoint security.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment
• Bachelor's Degree in IT related field or equivalency in related work experience
• Demonstrated on-the-job experience working and solving technical problems independently as a system administrator.
• Experience using a scripting language.
• Demonstrated ability to monitor and troubleshoot enterprise workflow applications, to include: installing, starting, and stopping background processes, analyzing log and event files, and patching and troubleshooting.
• Demonstrated ability creating and managing a virtual infrastructure, such as AWS, Azure, Hyper-V, or VMWare.

SME's should be capable of mentoring or training other team members and sharing their expertise.


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