• Senior Systems Administrator (Unix/Linux)

    Job ID 2019-3225
    Job Locations
    DE-Ramstein AFB
    IT: Administrator / Analyst / Architect / Engineer
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. Coupled with a refined focus on strategic partnerships, we are successfully bridging the gap between commercial best practices and mission-critical government processes. Core competencies include:

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Agile digital transformation
    • Advanced analytics
    • Hyperconverged infrastructure solutions
    • Cyber security and information assurance
    • Fraud, waste and abuse
    • Engineering and logistics


    NCI has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com 


    Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, NCI has approximately 2,000 employees operating at more than 100 locations worldwide.


    As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will manage the Automation department consisting of the Service Desk, ADPE, MIS, IA, SA and NA work centers.  Responsible for the administration, troubleshooting and maintenance of the site level servers and network equipment. Oversees system backups, hardware/software installation and upgrades. Establishes work schedules, maintains good order and discipline and ensures all subordinates are properly trained to perform assigned tasks.

    1. Operates and maintains all aspects of server administration to include but is not limited to Microsoft 200X Active Directory, WINS, DNS, DHCP, print queues etc.
    2. Daily administration of Exchange 200X servers and Outlook Web Access.
    3. Microsoft SMS, MOM, SCCM and WSUS.
    4. Veritas BackupExec to conduct file server Backup / Restores.
    5. Maintain Systems Availability and perform regular maintenance on equipment.
    6. Proficient at hardware maintenance and troubleshooting of various vender Server platforms including Dell, HP, fiber switch, NETAPP Virtual Servers and SANs.
    7. Maintaining antivirus / security requirements by the US Army standards and regulations.
    8. Provides user and Microsoft Exchange account maintenance as required.
    9. Maintains Cisco Call Manager equipment.
    10. Establishes shift schedules.
    11. Performs employee appraisals, training records and follows the corporate leadership guide.
    12. Performs other duties as required.






    • Education:  Bachelor of Science/Arts Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Science or Business Administration or Mathematics. Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of specialized experience, or an associate's degree plus 7 years of specialized experience, or a major certification plus 7 years of specialized experience, or 11 years of specialized experience.

    • Certifications: UNIX or Linux Systems Certified Engineer or RedHat Systems Certification and DoD 8570.01 M, IAT Level III Baseline Certification.

    • Clearance: Secret clearance (SSBI).

    • Specialized Experience: Four years of experience using and maintaining UNIX or RedHat Systems on “Server Based OS” experience.  Two years of experience with (HP-UX, Solaris, or RedHat Linux based applications); Two years direct experience with US military command and control or commercial LAN/WAN communication systems.






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

    • Sitting for long periods
    • Ambulate throughout an office


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