SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST III

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, IT, FPGA, Sys Admin, Systems, Linux, PowerPoint, Excel
Full Time

Job Description

In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally.

Responsibilities

The Aerospace Corporation's Digital Communications Implementation Department (DCID) is searching for a technician that can support our IT infrastructure. Our group uses software-defined radios and FPGA technology to develop advanced communication and navigation system prototypes that solve problems related to digital communication systems. DCID's system administrator will be responsible for maintaining smooth operations of multi-user computer systems across the department's laboratories and servers. The Sys Admin will establish and monitor administrator and service accounts, maintain system documentation, tune system performance, install system software and hardware, monitor system availability, access and security, and allocate/maintain mass storage space. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources and develops, tests, and maintains business continuity procedures in conjunction with other support teams. Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity.

Key Functions
  • Maintain department IT systems across several labs at various levels of classification
  • Monitor and manage the servers, background jobs, performance of the system
  • Coordinates with other support teams including network, security, application, customer, and as applicable vendor teams
  • Collaborates with other support teams and vendors to develop, deploy, monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot IT services
  • Monitor the status of work processes, system logs, etc.
  • User, Role and Authorization management
  • Automating system maintenance where possible
  • Develops storage allocations, defines backup and archival procedures and maintains and modifies backup and recovery process.
  • Monitors storage use and resources and troubleshoots storage related issues.
  • Evaluates vendors and makes recommendations for hardware/software purchases.

This position can be filled as an Aerospace Systems Administrator III or IV

Qualifications

Required
  • 5 or more years experience with an Associates Degree or equivalent vocational/military training or 7+ years of relevant experience with High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in a development environment, following safety procedures, taking care of equipment
  • Familiarity with electronics or environmental test equipment
  • Ability to support, configure, and maintain operating systems, hardware, applications, and system automation and configuration management technologies
  • Experience maintaining Linux Servers and workstations
  • Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

Required for consideration as an Aerospace Sys Admin IV
  • 8 or more years experience with an Associates Degree or equivalent vocational/military training or 10+ years of relevant experience with High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, to self-initiate activities, and to work within timelines
  • Proficiency in working in a development environment, following safety procedures, taking care of equipment
  • Proficiency with electronics or environmental test equipment
  • Demonstrated experience supporting, configuring, and maintaining operating systems, hardware, applications, and system automation and configuration management technologies
  • Proficiency in maintaining Linux Servers and workstations
  • Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

Preferred (both)
  • Experience with radio systems and associated test equipment
  • Experience maintaining classified information systems
  • Experience managing equipment / inventory control / equipment tracking
  • Significant experience with computers and networks to support managing a laboratory computer setup
  • DevOps experience, specifically with Jenkins Servers
  • Experience with GitHub and managing Git repositories
  • Current Top Secret clearance

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone ator by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.


Company Information

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Dice Id : 90970895
Position Id : R000111
Originally Posted : 6 months ago

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