Systems Administrator

6 months ago
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Black Box Network Services Federal division is a premier provider of Voice, Data, Transport, and Cabling infrastructure services and products to the Federal Government and supporting organizations.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Systems Administration and Infrastructure support:
  • Install and configure SQL servers, perform periodic patches and maintain at the correct service pack, ensuring the security posture is maintained
  • Provide expert-level support in server administration and configuration for server hardware and operating at Secret levels.
  • Install and support Windows Servers 2008 and 2012 or others as required. Possesses a thorough understanding of the operating system to hardware requirements and the tools required to support and maintain these operating systems.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide authentication Services.  C4I authentication services currently include Domain Controller, Active Directory, and Group Policy services.
  • Demonstrate ability to insure availability of Messaging services on Allied-Secret and US-Secret Communications networks.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide Mission Command application Services.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide C4I collaboration services to include Unified Capabilities services.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide Mission Command Data Storage Services to include familiarization with a virtualized computing environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide file/print services on Allied-Secret Communications networks.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide back-up and recovery services.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide IMO support to include file/print services on Allied-Secret Communications networks.



Required Qualifications:
  • ITIL (Foundation Level) Certification
  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience. Experience with Cisco hardware.
  • Current Secret Clearance. Top Secret is a Plus
  • Support Linux and Microsoft System Administrative functions including Microsoft 2008 R2 Standard and Enterprise Server; and Microsoft 2012 R2 Standard and Data Center Server
  • Monitoring tools
  • Expertise in SAN configuration
  • Fiber Switches
  • Systems Administration in Disaster Recovery/Backup
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2012
  • Systems Administration and Security Functions (DISA STIG)
  • Modification and creation of GPOs
  • WSUS Administration
  • DFS, WDS, and DNS configuration
  • Operation and administration of Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10, and/or most current OS
  • Microsoft System Center
  • DNS/Active Directory
  • Possess a current Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification

Black Box is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with federal, state and local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.



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