• Systems Administration - Associate

    Job ID 2019-3194
    Job Locations
    US-LA-Fort Polk
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    NCI: As a System Administrator, you will have the opportunity assist our team in the support of the US Army, and provide congenial customer service and in-depth technical systems support. This challenging position will require a vast array of technical and communication-skills to support the technical and customer-related activities. Additionally, this position will support a wide variety of other activities from low-level design, to operating system and application support, to various hardware support activities in a fast-paced environment. In assuming this position, you will be a critical contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments.



    Highlights of Responsibilities:

    • Perform congenial customer service as needed with Customers, vendors, and peers
    • Performs backup administration and procedures
    • Performs Active Directory tasks
    • Is knowledgeable of Server 2012 R2 and VMware
    • Pushes security and windows patches via management servers.
    • Performs IAVA trend analysis to better understand and mitigate security vulnerabilities.
    • Sets STIG settings on printers, mutli-function devices, and plotters as well as firmware upgrades.
    • Troubleshoots network connectivity from the switch to the end user device.
    • Troubleshoot and perform software installations and upgrades to operating systems and applications on an as needed basis
    • Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures
    • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels
    • Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions
    • Optimizes workstation/server system operations and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis and planning
    • Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues
    • May resolve problems within established practices
    • Participates in the development and / or promotes standard operating procedures
    • Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations / servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
    • Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation
    • Establishes, documents, and participates in the enforcement of system administration policies and procedures
    • Other administrative and / or Customer Services duties, as assigned


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Active Secret security clearance
    • Security+ (prior to start).
    • Certification of MCSA or MCSE or Comptia Server+ (must be able to obtain within 6 months of start date)
    • College Degree or equivalent experience (BS + 2 years, AS + 3, HS + 4)
    • 2-7 years of job related experience 

    Physical Requirements:


    This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Standing for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office
    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as required
    • Repeatedly lift and carry weight up to 10 pounds


    It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulationsNCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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