Systems Operation Maintenance Professional III, Arlington, VA 6/16/2018

Tanager, Inc. Arlington, VA

Arlington, VA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Tanager, Inc. which specializes in IT, Cyber Security and Insider Threat Mitigation services and solutions is looking to hire a System Operation Maintenance Professional III. Position location is in Arlington, VA. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a leading Woman Owned Small Business systems integration company providing innovative solutions in areas of Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Insider Threat, Helpdesk Services and Information Technology.

This position requires an active TS clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

1st Shift ({(} 0600 - 1430 Mon - Fri) Job Description:

* Install, configure, and maintain multiple vendor specific devices.

* Ability to design, build, and maintain lab network and servers.

* Proficient in OSX, Linux, and Windows.

* Experience with VMWare virtualization software.

* Efficiently facilitate and expedite the tracking, handling, and reporting of all security events and computer incidents in accordance with government procedures.

* Work with other Team members to ensure an effective and efficient cyber incident management system for a Federal government customer.

* Responsible for implementing server configurations, operating systems, firewalls, patch management, and account management to protect the systems against threats and vulnerabilities.

* Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.

* Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.

* Configure / add new services as necessary.

* Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.

* Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.

* Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.

* Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.

* Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.

* May be required to travel up to 25% of time.


* Bachelor s Degree preferably in IT field required and 5+ years of related experience.

* Ability to understand and learn technical specifications, system requirements and other application design information as needed.

* Proficiency in Linux/Windows/OSX system administration.

* Understanding of Systems and Network Administration and Network Security.

* Experience writing scripts to monitor system services, resources, data mine logs, etc.

* Prefer previous experience developing Python/Bash/Perl or similar scripts.

Please Note: Candidates with 9+ years of experience may be consider for a higher level ({(} level IV or V) if available; candidates with no degree & 3+ years experience may be considered for a level II position if available.