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Chenega Corporation Systems Administrator in St. Louis, Missouri



Company Job Title: Systems Administrator

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location: St. Louis, MO

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Systems Administrator will have primary responsibility for supporting an operational mission critical system from the St. Louis area. The Systems Administrator Senior will work closely with both local and remote users, as well as both contractor and Government teams.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a senior O&S systems administrator, representing the needs of the O&S team.

  • Collaborate with development and engineering teams.

  • Perform system backups and recovery.

  • Maintain data files and monitor system configuration to ensure data integrity.

  • Install new software releases and system upgrades, to evaluate and install patches, and to resolve system related problems.

  • Conduct Tier 2 & 3 Server Administration.

  • Resolve a wide range of system issues, troubleshooting software, hardware, and network issues, and addressing trouble tickets and service tasks.

  • Assist with achieving optimum performance and availability standards through implementing appropriate technical solutions.

  • Conduct routine and emergency maintenance of all system elements.

  • Design and deploy Windows and Linux servers, with an emphasis on Linux.

  • Design, implement, and maintain critical system monitoring components (3 rd party tools and custom scripts).

  • Troubleshoot alerts generated by a server monitoring.

  • Read, modify, and generally develop bash scripts for monitoring and/or automation as necessary.

  • Communicate/coordinate scheduled PM windows with potentially impacted customers.

  • Communicate/coordinate scheduled authorized outages.

  • Lead continuous improvement and sustainment optimization efforts associated with a continuous improvement philosophy.

  • Maintain operational, configuration, and other standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Participate in the troubleshooting of system issues internally and coordinate efforts with third party providers and other operational support entities.

  • Collaborate and contribute to the development, administration, and testing of backup and recovery plans.

  • Schedule activities and/or meetings.

  • Interpret and discuss information which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many.

  • Provide advice and recommend actions involving complex issues.

  • Train, instruct, and possibly evaluate performance

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Additional relevant experience can be used in lieu of the degree requirement

  • 5 years of relevant system administration experience required, with an emphasis on Linux.

  • Experience serving as the primary O&S interface to the customer.

  • Strong Red Hat Linux experience required, with the following desired:

  • RHCSA or higher certification

  • Linux command line experience

  • DoD 8570 Level II Compliance within 90 days of hire.

  • TS/SCI clearance required with ability to pass CI Poly

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Desired AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate experience

  • Desired experience with scripting

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Ability to function as a team member, lead, and independently.

  • Strong speaking, writing, and documentation skills

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Missouri-St. Louis

Organization: NJVC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: TS / SCI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Jonas Patterson
Req ID: 1900003923