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Reference # : 19-00853 Title : Junior Systems Administrator
Location : Arlington, VA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 07/11/2019 / 01/10/2020  
Description
Must be a US Citizen and must have a minimum of an Interim Top Secret clearance on hire and confirmed within JPAS. Continued employment is contingent on receiving a fully adjudicated Top Secret clearance. Interim TS's will be considered on a case by case basis.


Job Description
Essential Functions:
  • Provide continuous coverage to the User Support Center (USC) during scheduled shift and remain on shift until relief coverage is available.
  • Provide on-call and recall support as-required to sustain 24/7/365 operations.
  • Provide 'Mission Essential' support availability, including physical coverage during inclement weather, holidays, and government closure.
  • Provide support of Primary, Secondary, and COOP locations within a 150 mile National Capital Region (NCR) area, including overnight lodging.
  • Respond to telephone, electronic mail, and/or walk-in requests for support for all systems and equipment within the IT environment.
  • Complete and document trouble tickets using applicable software, and policy and procedures within established SLA time windows.
  • Install, update, test, maintain, and provide corrective maintenance/troubleshooting for Operating Systems, templates, applications, and physical IT equipment.

Primary Functions:
  • Monitor all identified systems and services utilizing approved tools.
  • Administer, issue, and maintain user accounts, distribution/security groups, and passwords.
  • Provide BlackBerry mobile support (e.g .Password reset, activation, and troubleshooting etc.).
  • Provide VTC and VOIP endpoint support.
  • Provide installation, maintenance, queue management, and configuration support of direct connect and network based single purpose and multifunction printers.
  • Conduct fault isolation and resolution of network problems, whether cable, workstation, peripherals, or other hardware.
  • Perform basic maintenance and minor repairs on hardware and peripherals.
  • Provide data transfers between classified and unclassified networks according to prescribed policy and procedures.
  • Track, maintain, and distribute a stock of consumables and equipment cleaning supplies for IT equipment as identified by On-Site Manager or Lead (e.g. toners, ink, CD-Rs, DVDs, etc.)
  • Ensure technical safeguards are maintained to provide controlled user access, integrity of electronic mail, applications and user data.
  • Document procedures and processes used to research, assess, troubleshoot, test, and resolve support incidents.
  • Assist with maintenance of servers and network services.
  • Assist and coordinate with all support tiers as necessary to support project/task execution or with any escalated user requests or incidents.

Education
  • Associates Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent degree, or 4 additional years equivalent substitution experience

Required:
  • Hands-on technical experience (02 years)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 and newer (02 years)
  • Microsoft Office 2010 and newer (02 years)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Strong organizational and collaborative skills
  • Strong teamwork and engagement as a project team member.
  • Ability to assimilate information rapidly, motivated to self-study new requirements
  • Maintain current industry knowledge of relevant concepts; practices and procedures.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to work under time constraints
  • Adapt to changes in requirements and new projects
  • Maintain and upgrade certifications
  • Strong written and verbal English language skills.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds to a height of 3-4 feet and position self to maintain systems and equipment within the IT environment, including under desks and in enclosed spaces.

Preferred:
  • Blackberry Server Administration (01 year)
  • Video Teleconferencing, VTC (01 year)
  • Voice Over IP, VOIP (01 year)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer (02 years)
  • IAVM Compliance (02 years)
  • BMC Remedy (02 years)

Certifications:
  • DoD 8570 IAT II compliant cert, e.g. current CompTIA Security+ CE certification
  • Computing environment certification; e.g. MCSA; MCSE; A-SCCM; etc.
  • If CL Associate starts only with a Security+ ce, continued employment will be contingent on receiving the additional Windows certification within 6 months after start date.