Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Systems Administrator in Alexandria, VA. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

NOTE: This position requires an Active Secret Security Clearance.

SUMMARY


The Systems Administrator will be responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems and servers. They will install hardware and software, and participate in research and development to continuously improve and keep up with the IT business needs of the organization. This individual will also actively resolve problems and issues with computer and server systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization.
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure.
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions.
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance.
REQUIREMENTS
  • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience.
  • IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus.
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools.
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans.
  • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols.
  • Associate or Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience required.
  • Must currently possess a valid Secret Security Clearance.

Application Instructions

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