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Senior Data Services Systems Administrator

Company: SOS International LLC
Location: Fort Huachuca
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:


SOS International, LLC (SOSi) is currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator (Data Services) in Fort Huachuca, AZ. The Senior Data Services Systems Administrator supports activities related to virtual infrastructure, storage area network administration, and backup/restoration administration. Supports approximately the following assets: VMware Virtual Machines, VMware application management servers, Backup Appliances, Hypervisor, Server Blade Chassis, Disk Arrays, and Storage Switches.

Essential Job Duties

Operate and maintain VMware virtualized environments on diverse hardware platforms

Troubleshoot complex issues using GUI, command line interface, and Windows PowerShell

Work with remote customers and technical support vendors to resolve complicated hardware and software issues

Utilize diagnostic tools to trace and resolve technical problems

Utilize Remedy ITSM to track and resolve problems impacting continued system operations and make recommendations for any corrective actions required

Create and document potential courses of action for resolving complicated hardware and software virtualization problems

Plan, coordinate, and document the use of revised/updated procedures, processes, and methods for the operations and maintenance of the Data Services infrastructure

Provide "on-call" support after business hours and during weekends when required

Willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as necessary

Review systems development, project requests, coordinate schedules and related departmental activity

Provide overall direction and guidance to assigned project managers

Review and evaluate work of subordinate staff and prepares performance reports

Prepares activity and progress reports regarding all systems analysis and programming sections

Participate in special projects as required

Minimum Requirements

Active in scope SECRET clearance or the ability to obtain Interim SECRET eligibility

HS +8 years related experience or AA/AS +4 or BA/BS +2

IAT II certification (CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP) is required

EMC Storage Administrator, Symantec Certified Specialist, VMware CA equivalent or higher CE w/in 180 days

Excellent team skills, must be thorough, must have excellent communications skills, written and verbal

Ability to work in a dynamic cross-organizational team environment

Preferred Qualifications

ITIL Foundation Certification

Demonstrate initiative and be results oriented with flexibility and tenacity

Demonstrate the ability to continuously adjust priorities to reflect changing circumstances

Be able to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with different enterprise level backup and recovery software

Be able to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with different disk based backup appliances

Strong dedication to provide quality customer service

Demonstrated knowledge of various SAN hardware and software to include maintenance, troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

The ideal candidate would have experience with Data Domain, NetBackup, EMC Unity and EMC VNX backup and storage devices and software.

Effective problem-solving skills and inherent decision-making ability

Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify the cause of issues with the system or determine if other teams need to be included in resolving an issue

Ability to manage own projects including communications to customers as well as work as part of a larger team managed by a project manager

Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required.

Work Environment

Working conditions are normal for an office environment.

Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: SOS International LLC, Sierra Vista , Senior Data Services Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Fort Huachuca, Arizona

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