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CONTRACT2HIRE Senior Systems Administrator (GOV'T)

Washington, DC, United States
  • Employment Type: Contract To Hire
Our client is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to join their growing team. The Administrator will handle the operation and maintenance of IT systems and facilities set up by the government to provide automated litigation support IT resources to specific cases. This role will implement and enforce system, facility, and data security measures, including resources and procedures for disaster recovery, and will administer not only hardware and operating system software, but also database and other applications software. Hands-on experience doing the work of implementing a Windows environment as well as designing, obtaining equipment and software, installing, integrating, testing, etc., in the environment is required. A good understanding of the specific applications and application software such as Relativity, Brainspace or other web hosting platforms is a must. Those candidates who are Windows Certified Network Engineers will move to the top of consideration! Send resumes to [email protected].

Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Serves as Lead Contractor employee responsible for system implementation, orchestrating installation and testing
  • Works with other senior level Contractor technical staff, including Systems Engineers and Technical Analysts, to ensure that the system as designed and implemented meets overall system objectives
  • Oversees the operation and maintenance of IT systems and facilities set up by the government to provide automated litigation support IT resources to specific cases
  • May manage establishing systems and facilities
  • For existing systems and facilities, manage keeping the systems running; monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing system performance, including making recommendations for improving performance; performing scheduled system backups; assigning user IDs and passwords; allocating and tracking disk space; providing consulting support and advice to, and coordinating with IT users responsible for specific applications/databases on the servers; identifying and ordering needed supplies, hardware, software and accessories; and performing hardware and software upgrades
  • Implements and enforces system, facility, and data security measures, including resources and procedures for disaster recovery
  • Administers not only hardware and operating system software, but also database and other applications software
  • Coordinates with the technical staff on all these issues, and coordinates with the office automation network administration staff on issues having to do with the network itself
  • Supervises and manages subordinate staff
  • Reports on progress
  • Develops tools for system-wide use in developing applications; prepares system documentation

Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree (preferably in the computer science or management information/technology disciplines) OR equivalent years of experience may be considered/accepted in lieu of degree
  • Several years of hands-on, directly applicable experience actually doing the work of implementing a Windows environment
  • Must have true experience doing the work of designing, obtaining equipment and software, installing, integrating, testing, etc., in the environment required
  • Must have experience with large systems with a complex mix of operating systems and functions
  • Must have a good understanding of the specific applications and application software, e.g., Relativity, Clearwell, Ipro eCapture, Brainspace, Everlaw, etc., or other web hosting platforms, etc
  • At least one year of experience setting up large scale database management applications, using the applicable database management software
  • Experience in storage technology planning, performance capacity planning and modeling, applications planning, human factors issues, distributed processing, and business process analysis
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the Government's IT environments, including office automation networks and PC and server based databases and applications
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of the Government's security requirements
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Desired Qualifications:
  • Windows Certified Network Engineer certification highly desirable
  • Supervisory experience very strongly preferred
  • Litigation support experience highly valued (e.g., Relativity, Clearwell, Ipro eCapture, Brainspace, Everlaw, TrialDirector, etc.)
  • Current or active clearance

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