Chenega Corporation Systems Administrator in Springfield, Virginia



Company Job








Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full

Time, Regular

Summary:TheSystems Administratorwill have primary

responsibility for providing Regional System Administration support from Offutt

Air Force Base in Omaha, Nebraska. TheSystems

Administratorwill work closely with both on-site and remote users to

coordinate site visits and upgrades, provide on-site and remote resolution

support for trouble calls, and provide TIER 2/3 support of production systems.

Essential Duties

and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this


  • Systems

    administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide

    area networks. Desktop system management responsibilities involving

    account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and

    other local area system administration related functions.

  • Provide

    support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems

  • Manage

    IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems

  • Provide

    support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and

    problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices,

    mobile devices, etc.

  • Provide

    Tier 2 and Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of


  • Provide

    support for the escalation and communication of status to agency

    management and internal customers

  • Provide

    support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved

    in the resolution process

  • Installs/loads

    operating system and application software

  • Isolate

    and resolve hardware and software problems involving the applications, the

    operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any

    combination thereof

  • Troubleshoot,

    maintain integrity and configure network components along with

    implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and


  • Integrate

    new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition

    and migration of corporate systems.

  • Execution

    of on-site, on the floor, technical and system administration support

  • Support

    requirements for managing installation, configuration and maintenance of

    Unix/Windows workstations and servers, including Web servers, network

    attached storage devices, and stored data in support of business

    processing requirements

  • Perform

    software installations and upgrades to Unix/Windows operating systems and

    layered software packages and maintains them in accordance with

    established policies, procedures and service level agreements; evaluation

    and installation of software/hardware patches and resolution of software

    related problems associated with COTS/GOTS products

  • Assist

    with achieving optimum performance and availability standards through

    implementing appropriate technical solutions.

  • Attend

    meetings weekly and provide weekly status reports.

  • Resolve

    a wide range of system issues, troubleshooting software, hardware,

    diagnosis of network issues, and addressing trouble tickets and service

    tasks across all tiered levels.

  • Attend

    Authorized Outage, Firewall Change Request, and Root Cause Analysis Boards

    as required

  • Follow

    procedures to maintain and manage multiple linked databases including

    security, data safety and integrity, disaster recovery, and bulk data


  • Conduct

    routine and emergency maintenance of assigned data center equipment

  • Communicate/coordinate

    scheduled preventive maintenance windows with potentially impacted


  • Collaborate

    and contribute to the development, administration, and testing of backup

    and recovery plans

  • Ensure

    systems are secure to STIG guidelines by utilizing tools such as Retina

    and HBSS

  • Maintain

    operational, configuration, and other standard operating procedures


  • Verify

    system availability with existing Enterprise tools



duties as assigned

  • Participate

    in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation




Qualifications:(To perform

this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential

duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor's

Degree and 4 years relevant experience or Associate’s Degree and 6 years

relevant experience or 8 years relevant experience

  • Years

of relevant work experience includes:

  • UNIX,

Windows, and/or Storage administration

  • Experience

working with trouble reporting and tracking systems such as REMEDY

  • Experience

supporting the IC/DOD

  • Experience

in the imagery intelligence domain a plus

  • CompTIA

Security or DoD 8570 Level II equivalent

  • TS/SCI

required; with ability to pass CI polygraph.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability

to create and modify scripts in multiple disciplines on Windows, Linux, and

Solaris systems

  • Ability

to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.

  • Ability

to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and

problem-solving capabilities is required.

  • Ability

to respond to after hour calls “provide on-call support”

  • Must

possess strong problem solving and fault isolation skill sets

  • Knowledge

of the Customer’s processes and procedures and of the Customer’s production

systems a plus

  • Ability

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

  • Ability

    to function as a team member and independently

  • Ability

    to travel 0-20% to local area sites as well as other locations with

    similar architecture/footprint.

  • Prefer

skills in one or more of the following: Window Server, Red Hat, IRIX, Solaris,

Sybase, Informix, SQL, and Imagery Production Chain

  • Ability

to lift or move various pieces of computer equipment, (max 40 pounds).

  • Ability

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

  • General

knowledge of database administration, network administration and possess

network configuration management skills.


  • Shows

respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value

of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse



  • Treats

people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works

with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • 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 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • 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

Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


preference under PL 93-638.


participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: NJVC

Title: Systems Administrator

Location: Virginia-Springfield

Requisition ID: 1900000052