AceInfo Solutions, Inc.

  • Systems Administrator II (Linux)

    Job Location
    US-OK-Norman
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clearance
    Public Trust Or ability to obtain a Public Trust
  • Overview

    Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a leading Federal contractor with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, we are deeply committed to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction. We have a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management, and quality practices. AceInfo is a trusted IT partner to the Federal Government, and we help various agencies transform and strengthen their processes, operations, infrastructures, and security practices to help them further their critical missions.


    For over 15 years, we have successfully managed large and significant Federal programs. We have proven experience prioritizing client satisfaction, project quality, and providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to Federal clients.


    AceInfo is prime on 95% of our contracts, is headquartered in Reston VA, and has geographically dispersed office locations throughout the country, to include: Kearneysville, WV; Chesapeake, VA; Fort Collins, CO; Boulder, CO; Quantico, VA; Kansas City, MO; Bowie, MD; multiple Washington, DC Metropolitan locations, and project presence in 23 states in all time zones. We offer excellent benefits and salary packages including free medical/dental/life insurance premiums for staff members. We offer relocation assistance for internal employees and external candidates, within 50 miles (minimum) of work location. We do not offer assistance for relocation and housing for internship positions.


     


     


     


    AceInfo is currently seeking a Systems Administrator II (Linux) to support our federal project, in Norman, OK .  


     


     


    Project Overview: 


     


    The National Severe Storms Lab is a Federal agency focusing on world-class weather research related to the initialization and development of severe weather. Ace Info Solutions currently provides IT-related services that are an integral part to the success of NSSL’s mission. An overview of services includes DNS/DHCP administration, multi-platform (Linux, Windows, and Apple) server and desktop support, Active Directory administration, hardware technical support, and data center management.


     


    Position Description:


     


    An experienced, hands-on administrator with expertise in Red Hat/CentOS operating systems, with extensive experience in VMWare and SAN/NAS storage. Will be expected to work within a team to directly support end-users by troubleshooting and maintaining servers and workstations based on Unix platforms. Must be able to troubleshoot issues related to RAID configurations, graphic systems based on NVidia chipsets, network configuration, and OS deployment. This position requires the ability to solve issues independently and work with other administrators to guarantee transfer of knowledge of work through both written and oral communication. BS/BA degree (or equivalent), plus 4 years in related field.

    Responsibilities


    • Maintains data files and control procedures for a simple system of networked personal computers or for a group of desktop computers linked to a host server

    • Responsible for system security, data integrity, and use of resources

    • May produce business reports, generate output, and respond to management request for information

    • Ensure Linux and ESXi systems are kept up-to-date by installing new software releases, system upgrades, evaluate and install patches to meet all government security requirements

    • Have comprehensive knowledge and skills to independently resolve Linux issues as required to mitigate and minimize outages

    • Help maintain datacenter environmental monitoring system by tracking temperature and electricity usage, and report quarterly datacenter usage report to Senior IT

    • Provide technical guidance for system requirements on procurement requests

    • Possess the ability to troubleshoot server and workstation hardware across several manufacturers and platforms (including, but no limited to Supermicro, Dell, HP, NetAPP)

    • Assist the IT group on tracking all assets through a central inventory system

    • Work alongside other Linux and Storage administrators to respond to end-user trouble requests through enterprise ticketing system

    • Participation in VMWare administration team

    • Perform configuration, optimization and tuning of Linux systems, ESXi systems, and NetAPP brand storage devices and software

    • Support and troubleshoot virtual hosts within a VMWare environment

    Qualifications


    • BS/BA degree (or equivalent) in Information Systems

    • 4 years of experience in related field

    • Diagnostic and troubleshooting ability for Linux workstation and server builds

    • Extensive knowledge of multiple network protocols including SSH, FTP, NFS, SFTP, TFTP

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work under tight deadlines

    • Ability to understand and carry out instructions provided in various forms (written, oral or diagram)

    • Strong communication skills: written, verbal, comprehension

    • Experience using Network Appliance FAS Series Systems

    • Strong experience with storage infrastructure design, storage architecture, administration and optimization (SAN, NAS, Fiber channel, iSCSI, etc.)

    • Familiar with TCP/IP, switches, firewalls, routers, and configuration, administration and optimization.

    • Solid experience using VMWare vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods

    • Working knowledge of NetBackup, data backup technologies, systems principles, and safeguard


    Additional Information:



    • Web server administration experience preferred, but not required

    • VMWare administration strongly preferred but not required

    • SAN Storage administration preferred but not required

    • Linux administration experience required


     


    Additional Requirement:


     


    U.S. Citizen is required for the position. Candidate must successfully pass a Federal Background Investigation.  Public Trust Clearance or the ability to obtain one


     


     


    Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetics, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


     

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