• System Administrator (Service Desk) - OCONUS - Kuwait

    Job Locations US
    Job ID 2018-1231
  • Overview

    Remote field communications and networking depend on reliable technology that performs in even the most extreme environments. DataPath specializes in designing, manufacturing and supporting both custom and commercial-off-the-shelf field communications and information technology products. All of our solutions are backed by industry leading management tools, customer care and field support. At DataPath we are passionate about developing easy-to-use top quality products that help our clients achieve their mission objectives.   

    Summary

    The Contractor shall be responsible for maintaining and operating a computer system and/or network. System administrators are usually charged with installing, supporting and maintaining servers or other computer systems, and planning for and responding to service outages and other problems.

    Responsibilities

    •      Shall maintain and manage the network server and systems infrastructure. 
    •      Shall manage and troubleshoot Windows Active Directory, GPOs, and DNS.
    •      Shall manage Microsoft operating systems Windows Server 2008(R2) and Windows Server 2003.
    •      Shall manage and troubleshoot messaging protocols and operations with Microsoft Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2010 products.
    •      Shall manage Symantec backup exec and NetApp SNAP manager utilities.
    •      Shall provide support in the deployment and configuration of network systems.
    •      Shall analyze, troubleshoot, and configure network hardware and software.
    •      Shall deploy vendor updates and security patches.
    •      Shall perform systems performance diagnoses and scalability assessment activities.
    •      Shall apply best practices and in compliance with security and DISA guidelines. 
    •      Shall compose and maintain network documentation, such as topology diagrams, circuit/equipment inventories and                  configuration reports.
    •      Shall assist in the tailoring and implementation of the Joint Enabling Capability Command's (JECC) Knowledge Management  Plan (KMP) template to meet the supported commands’ mission objectives Shall have knowledge and familiarity of action plans  for planned and unplanned changes to the network infrastructure.
    •      Shall assist in the tailoring and implementation of the Joint Enabling Capability Command's (JECC)
    •      Shall use knowledge Management Plan (KMP) template to meet the supported commands’ mission objectives.
    •      Shall perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    •       Must have a secret clearance 
    •       Must have a passport
    •       High School Diploma or GED equivalent, in lieu of a degree need 5 years of related experience.
    •       Shall have three (3) years related work experience working with Windows 2003 server and Exchange 2003 systems    administration and shall have two (2) years’ experience in a military environment.
    •      Must have knowledge and familiarity with network storage technologies (SAN or NAS).
    •      Must have experience with server performance tuning and monitoring tools.
    •      Shall have technical documentation skills.
    •      Shall have proficiency in the use of BMC Remedy IT Service Management (ITSM) suite and IT Business Management (ITBM) and related tools:
      •      Asset Management and configuration management
      •      Change management
      •      Knowledge Management
      •     Shall provide functions that support knowledge management, visualization, process mapping, the Joint Operational Planning Process, development, implementation execution of Knowledge Management Plan (KMP).
    •      Shall be MCSE or Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA).

     

    EEOC Statement

    EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability

     

    DataPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with the laws set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity in The Law poster.

     

    DataPath is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website to apply for a position, please contact us at HRTA@Datapath.com We evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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