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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Rock Island, IL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 102869 


The Leonardo DRS Global Enterprise Solutions business delivers world-class mission-critical satellite communications and security solutions with unmatched reliability and support anywhere in the world.

Job Summary

Title: Systems Administrator
Job Location: Rock Island, IL  


Formulate and develop communications requirements and design standards.  Perform complex studies to determine networking capacities, reliability and make recommendations to augment and/or enhance existing communications networks.  Provide technical problem diagnoses and resolution support for all associated subsystems, including line monitoring, modem loop-back tests, LAN performance monitoring and terminal failure determination.  Provide hardware and software installation and configuration support.  Commensurate experience and education.

Designs, develops, tests and evaluates networks or network infrastructure and applies knowledge of IA policies, controls and regulations. Performs analyses of system operations. Applies knowledge of and experience in the operations of hardware systems and components. Conducts fault detection, isolation, and correction of hardware systems and individual components or cable infrastructure. Duties may include routine system maintenance and analysis functions including:  hardware configurations; adding, removing and replacing hardware components; use of hardware and software diagnostic testing tools; and cable infrastructure installation and maintenance. May supervise other personnel

Job Responsibilities

•    Manage and tune in-house computer systems and network connections to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications
•    Participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements
•    Install, configure, monitor, administer and maintain servers, printers, scanners and applications
•    Manage communications and connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, and Internet applications
•    Perform and test routine system backups and restores  
•    Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights
•    Perform server and workstation security audits  
•    Analyze system, server, application, and network performance
•    Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department management
•    Support application development teams throughout project lifecycle
•    Install patches and upgrades to server hardware, firmware, and/or software
•    Assist in system integration testing, load, testing, stress testing, and user acceptance testing processes
•    Assist with placing and escalating vendor service calls as a result of data communications outages
•    Maintain reports regarding system downtime
•    Maintain plans for preventative maintenance and disaster recovery
•    Coordinate with end users and technical staff to implement and maintain systems that utilize industry best practices to meet business objectives, while maintaining the security and integrity of the data, system and network
•    Generate metrics, project status reports and operating status reports for management and team members
•    Perform routine problem analysis and resolution design for systems and applications
•    Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
•    Maintain timely and accurate helpdesk records using the ticket management system
•    Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments     
•    Protect organization's value by preserving the confidentiality of information

Job Responsibilities Part II Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
•    High School Diploma or GED
•    Two years or more experience
•    Experience should include three of the following areas: system operations, engineering, design, installation, repair analysis, Quality Assurance, troubleshooting or installation and repair of telecommunications systems and infrastructure to applicable military and I3MP standards
•    Must have Security + with CE or other DoD 8570 IAT-II Certification.
•    Must have a System Environment certification (i.e. A+, MCTS Windows 7)
•    Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance. Candidates with an active Secret Clearance preferred. 
Additional Desirable Skills and Knowledge
•    Associates Degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Industrial Technology, or Computer Sciences
•    VMware and vSphere virtualization
•    Active Directory Domain Administration
•    Scripting languages: VBS, PowerShell
•    SQL Clustering Administration and Configuration
•    Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Operations Manager (SCOM)
•    Operating System Deployment (OSD)
•    Experience with PKI and Domain Certificate Authorities

In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company's desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired US employees be fully vaccinated.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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