Job Details: System Administrator


Job Title : System Administrator
Job Ref No : 24481-1494
Job Posted Date : 6/4/2018
Job State : Michigan
Job City : Alpena
Who Can Apply : US Citizens, GC, EAD, TN, H1B
No of Openings : 2
Skills Required : ,

Job Description :


JOB ID: System Administrator 1 (558641).
MUST BE US CITIZEN, I-9 verification required. Must be able to obtain a military level Secret clearance.
Location: Alpena, MI
Years of experience: 4-7+ years experience.
Duration: 04/29/19 +
Number of positions: 2
Interviews: Either webcam or in-person. Prefer in-person and local candidates preferred. Candidate interviews will take place the week of June 11. If candidate cannot interview during that week, do not submit.


Job Description:
Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software and related infrastructure.
The employee(s) assigned to this position work daily resolving customer issues, troubleshooting network issues, and ensuring that all systems/databases are operating within normal parameters. Additionally, this position is tasked to act as the alternate Equipment Custodian for the Base Network Control Center (BNCC) and oversees, when required, the distribution of new assets and also the turn-in of outdated assets.

Years of Experience:

1 to 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Job Description:

Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.

The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to State policies, standards, and guidelines. Responsibilities include systems administration engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.
Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary. Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.
Create, change, and delete user accounts per request. Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues. Diagnose and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies. Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary. Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs. Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures. Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning. Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment. Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary. Upgrade and configure system software or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs. Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures. Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning. Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

Questions:

Question: Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?

Question: Please list candidates email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.

Question: Please describe your experience as it pertains to maintaining a network.

Question: What troubleshooting methods have you used when working a trouble ticket with a customer and/or machine?

Question: What is Active Directory, how do you manage it?

Question: What does DHCP Stand for, what does it do and how does it work?

Question: Elaborate on what programs you have worked with either extensively and/or in a peripheral way.

Question: Please relate any experience you have had in regards to maintaining equipment accounts and what methods/programs did you use to accomplish this.
Question: Give me an instance where you were the lead on a project and had to work with others to accomplish it? How did you meet the deadline and how did you utilize your personnel?

Question: You find yourself lacking in a key area of your job. What steps would you do to gain the required competency needed for this specific area?

Question: Give me an instance when you failed in completing a project or meeting a deadline. What do you think you could have done to avoid that in looking back.

Question: This position is located in Alpena, MI - and due to agency requirements/access(es) - the assignment requires US Citizenship. Please confirm both aspects with candidate(s).

Question: Interviews (F2F preferred, web allowed) will take place the week of June 11 - please only submit candidates who can facilitate an interview that week.

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