Location:Huntsville, AL, USAPay Type:Salary
Benefits:Extensive Benefit Options AvailableEmployment Type:Full Time

Overview:

Quantum Research International, Inc. (Quantum) provides our national defense and federal civilian and industry customers with services and products in the following main areas: 1) Cybersecurity and Information Operations; 2) Space Operations and Control; 3) Aviation Systems; 4) Ground, Air and Missile Defense, and Fires Support Systems; 5) Intelligence Programs Support; 6) Experimentation and Test; 7) Program Management; and (8) Audio/Visual Technology Applications. Quantum's Corporate Office is located in Huntsville, AL, but Quantum actively hires for positions nationwide and internationally. We pride ourselves on providing high quality support to the U.S. Government and our Nation's Warfighters. In addition to our corporate office, we have physical locations in Aberdeen, MD; Colorado Springs, CO; Shalimar, FL; and Tupelo, MS

Mission:

Quantum is seeking a Systems Administrator to support HQ as well as their Cyber Assessment Team in Huntsville, AL.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for activities related to system administration. Ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of server hardware and software. Monitors and controls the performance and status of the network resources. Implements operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability and performance of the system. Develops and promotes standard operating procedures. Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.

Requirements:

  • BS degree preferred in Computer Science/ IT, MIS, Systems Administration, Engineering or equivalent field of study with 7 years of experience for mid-level Systems Administrator, in lieu of degree 9 plus years of experience with certifications may be accepted for with experience in following areas:
  • Linux Skills: Creation of maintenance of Linux desktop image based on Ubuntu Karmic Koala Kerberos authentication via Active Directory Centralized user/group store on LDAP backend Automatic mounting of AD home directories using cifs utilities
  • Creation of company CIS Level 1 compliant Red Hat / CentOS 6, 7, 8 server images
  • Configuration management using Ansible. Application specific profiles deployed and maintained via roles
  • Configuration management using CFEngine and management using Puppet
  • Selected candidates must be able to obtain/maintain DoD Security clearance. Additionally, applicants will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Experience in the following areas:

Windows Skills

  • Powershell scripts to perform every day maintenance tasks across multiple sites.
  • Windows imaging using WinPE
  • Windows Inventory management
  • DNS, DHCP scope management
  • Monthly Patching and firmware maintenance
  • Active Directory GPO
  • SQL server
  • M365 administration
  • Server monitoring

VMWare Skills

  • Deployment of Vcenter and Vsphere, Vsphere monitoring; VSAN deployment and management across multiple sites

Linux Skills:

  • Creation of maintenance of Linux desktop image based on Ubuntu Karmic Koala Kerberos authentication via Active Directory Centralized user/group store on LDAP backend Automatic mounting of AD home directories using cifs utilities
  • Creation of company CIS Level 1 compliant Red Hat / CentOS 6, 7, 8 server images
  • Configuration management using Ansible. Application specific profiles deployed and maintained via roles
  • Configuration management using CFEngine
  • Configuration management using Puppet

Additional Skills:

  • SolarWinds network and systems monitoring
  • Duo multi-factor authentication
  • NetApp storage configuration and management
  • Commvault backup solution

Certifications:

  • Applicable Certifications include but are not limited to any of the following: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Net+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Linux+, MCSA/MCSE

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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