Now hiring: Systems Admin/Config Manager

POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY

POSITION IS ONSITE IN WASHINGTON DC

MUST BE US CITIZEN

MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE

Abaco is seeking Systems Administration/Configuration Manager to support a federal Agency located in the Washington, DC Metro Region. Ideal candidates will possess 5-7 years of experience and a 4-year degree in IT or related field.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

·         Experience with windows migrations and active directory upgrades

·         Knowledge of network backup processes and procedures

·         Experience building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers

·         Experience with Enterprise Backup software

·         Experience reviewing, verifying, and validating SDLC documentation

·         Experience ensuring requirements traceability in code

·         Knowledge of Windows and Virtualization

·         Strong understanding and working knowledge of Agile and Waterfall code promotion models

·         Strong understanding of code branching and merging

·         Working knowledge of PowerShell and Automated builds

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Monitors server resources, application/server health, and application/server performance to proactively identify and resolve any server-related issue(s).

·         Performs analysis on server faults to and implement strategies to minimize future issues

·         Troubleshoots and resolves server problems

·         Recommends system enhancements, tests, and implements approved solutions

·         Performs Windows server upgrades and patches

·         Authors and maintains PowerShell script suite for various server operations tasks

·         Ensures the server security posture is in adherence to agency’s mandates

·         Analyzes security scan finding and address vulnerabilities

·         Conducts code deployments to all environments except Development

·         Reviews work of team members as related to verification of builds, scripts, installation procedures, source code control, and issue tracking preferably in the IBM Rational tool suite.

·         Collaborates with the Development and QA Leads to deploy builds to non-production environments to initiate testing

·         Supports the Production release by executing the release plan activities including deploying code to Production servers

·         Works closely with Software Development Leads to ensure release version is the version tested and to be released nationally

·         is responsible for reviewing, verifying, and validating SDLC documentation such as SCM Plan, PDE, Programmers Manual, and Reference Manual to ensure technical accuracy, readability, and completeness and writes TARs

·         Proposes changes to satisfy documentation requirements, project objectives, and proposes updates to documentation to satisfy those requirements

·         Is responsible for ensuring requirements traceability throughout all SDLC including the PDE, change management tool, and source code

·         Is responsible for ensuring software release and distribution packages are under configuration control, identifying any deficiencies, and ensuring proper archival

·         Is responsible for conducting and observing builds, understanding how the build is conducted, and reporting results

·         Must be able to write technically accurate and detailed Software Build Reports and Media Comparison Reports. Must track release to process compliance