System Administrator

Beale Air Force Base, CA

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Beale Air Force Base, CA

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Zachary Piper

Zachary Piper Solutions

Position Owner:
Trudee Wooden

Systems Administrator

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location (Fully onsite): Beale Air Force Base, California

Zachary Piper Solutions seeks a system administrators to support the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Field Support (DGFS) Program. This program management of the field personnel and their support for the collection, correlation of data and collaboration of intelligence of interest from airborne, ground and other systems in order to provide near real time actionable intelligence to the war fighters.


Job Requirements:

·       System administrator will perform a variety of system administration and maintenance functions associated with the monitoring and controlling LINUX and Windows computers hosting classified intelligence data and software applications.

·       Administrative operations include performing configuration changes, system backup and restore, troubleshooting, and user account administration.

·       Other functions include maintaining system operational availability, supporting installations, developing solutions to technical issues

Required Education:

·       Undergraduate degree (BS or BA) in Engineering, Science, or related discipline plus 2 to 4 years of work experience, or 10 to 12 years of work experience in lieu of degree


Required Skills:

·       Security + certification or must have it completed within 90 days after hire date.

·       TS/SCI certification

·       Knowledge of Solaris or Linux Operating Systems. System administration experience in Solaris/Linux and Windows environments supporting business critical systems on server and desktop operating systems (Server 2008, Server

·       2012, Windows 7, Windows 10, Red Hat Linux)

·       Knowledge in deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting core Linux capabilities

·       including Active Directory authentication, permission management, DNS, Samba, package management, and NFS.

·       General understanding of network services

·       Knowledge of DNS, LDAP, NIS, and Windows system security

·       Strong communication skills and customer interaction skills with users of all levels

·       Must be willing and able to travel if required

·       Willing to work extended work hours to include nights and weekends


Desired Skills:

·       Familiarity with Cisco Enterprise network solutions

·       Centralized configuration management

·       Experience with or knowledge of DCGS (Distributed Common Ground System)

·       Previous experience working with the military in some capacity

·       Experience with VMWare or Virtual Computing



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