Systems Administrator Fort Campbell, KY (#15025)
Cherokee Nation Businesses
Fort Campbell, KY

About $66,000 - $91,000 a year

Systems Administrator - Fort Campbell, KY (#15025)

Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions (CNOS) provides a complete line of medical equipment and supplies along with innovative office products and services to businesses and health care facilities throughout North America. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses’ family of companies.

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Systems Administrators provide state-of-the-art system administration solutions and support for hardware and software platforms to include Government-off-the-shelf (GOTS) and COTS applications that reside on them. Hardware and software supported include: application servers, web servers, print servers, virtual file servers, reporting tools, etc., and all tasks associated with their backup/recovery, performance, and operations.

Systems Administrator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Install, maintain, configure and optimize PC and Network Operating Systems, to include but not limited to Microsoft, Uniplexed Information and Computing System (UNIX), Linux, Cloud Computing Environment, and VMware server operating systems
provide technical support, analysis, data management, and server management to sustain the operational computing environment
Design, implement, and maintain policies and procedures in support of, but not limited to, data storage/back-up/recovery, server software and firmware upgrades, and standard server maintenance. Support shall include the design, implementation, and/or on-going sustainment of Microsoft Active Directory to include forest creation, establishment or trust relationship, and account creation and maintenance
Maintain currency of knowledge with respect to relevant, state-of- the-art hardware, software, solution sets, etc., in order to provide innovative solutions and recommendations
Provide all areas of Data-Center Program Technical Support to include site assessments, preventive maintenance, and emergency and corrective services. Data-Center Administration shall include datacenter planning and design, power and cooling analysis, feasibility studies, risk assessments, site surveys, energy usage assessments, optimization evaluations, and relocation and consolidation services
Develop a comprehensive life-cycle management plan to include a technology implementation roadmap. Data-Center surveys shall include providing the equipment reconfiguration requirements, developing floor plan layouts, estimating bills- of-material, identifying data communication requirements and shortfalls, verifying power distribution and environmental in order to meet mission critical requirements
Management of UNIX, Linux, Solaris, Macintosh, Windows, VMware and other operating systems
Remediate all security vulnerabilities on all servers, desktops and infrastructure devices to meet security and operational requirements
Provide remote management, monitoring, and visibility to assets throughout the organization and environment
provide support to include the creation and deployment of customized packages to meet operational requirements and remediate security vulnerabilities
provide infrastructure management and monitoring capabilities to include the server, network (wired and wireless), and virtualization environments
design, implement, and support other enterprise level applications to include, but not limited to, enterprise log collection, and asset portfolio management
support, maintain, and upgrade the RHC-A operating systems, patching packages and hardware upgrades
architect and engineer subsequent upgrades to the Virtual Infrastructure
provide services to assist with the management of the organization’s Virtual Infrastructure Life Cycle Framework
support enterprise level technologies
assist with the design, configuration, implementation and maintenance of the Disaster Site Recovery plan
Installing and maintain Windows 2008, 2012, 2016 and Linux base operating systems.
Advanced knowledge troubleshooting New Technology File System (NTFS) file share and managing Distributed File Systems (DFS) serve
Evaluate, plan, provide requirements analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, training, and sustainment of COTS and GOTS web-based and mobile applications and systems.
Supervisory/Management Authority

This position will not have supervisory/management authority.
Education and/or Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, business, Communications or related field
Must have excellent oral, verbal, written communication skills
Experience with managing complex, integrated work plans
Experience in assembling technical documents and providing detailed analysis of various business system functions
Experience developing executive-level briefings and presentations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Understanding of and experience with UNIX, Linux, Solaris, Macintosh, Windows, VMware operating systems
Understanding of and experience with Microsoft SCCM, Tanium, ForeScout and Goverlan
Understanding of and experience with SCCM and Solar Winds
Understanding of and experience with vCenter, ESXi, vCenter Operations Manager, vCenter Site Recovery Manger and Cisco UCS hardware
Understanding of and experince with EMC SAN storage management, storage zoning, SAN Lun provisioning, HA clustering technology for VMware and Microsoft, ability to manage Network Attached Storage (NAS) head utilizing Common Internet File System (CIFS) and Network File System (NFS) shares, configuring replication both remote and local utilizing EMC RecoverPoint appliance, EMC backup (Avamar)
Understanding of and experience with ASP, .NET, C#, MS SharePoint and MOSS, AJAX, Java, Flash, HTML, CSS, Adobe Illustrator, SiteCore and Web Services technologies.
Security + Certification
Secret clearance required
Work Environment

This position is primarily performed in a climate controlled office setting.
With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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