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CACI International Systems Administrator - C2 in International, Germany

Systems Administrator - C2

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular-Long Term Assignment

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

Are you interested in continuing your career in Europe in a mission focused environment? CACI has established and upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement of AFRICOM, EUCOM and CJTF-HOA’s mission objectives.

What You’ll Get to Do:

CACI has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, C2 Sys Admin . This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US EUCOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany. This position is required to travel OCONUS.

The C2 Sys Admin maintains highly available operations of Global Command and Control Systems - Joint (GCCS-J) computer systems and coordination with high profile customers. Duties will include application integration with directory services, assigning roles, provisioning hypervisors and storage for virtual infrastructure, as well as automated provisioning of guest operating systems and applications. Creation and maintenance of configuration items and other related documentation, in approved software version control system. Interfaces with ECJ3/ECJ2 customers in all aspects of GCCS-J and other Programs of Records as required. Monitors system performance and establishes performance baselines. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software. Performs regular backups and tests backups in recovery scenarios. Creates automation playbooks to enforce policies and standards across the C2 infrastructure and enterprise resources where applicable.

More About the Role:

The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

The candidate is responsible for the following activities. Software installation, configuration, upgrade, support, maintenance, and troubleshooting with capability to make one off changes and then integrate changes into Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline. Will perform account management and access control and will act as a liaison with other components to provide information sharing pertaining to the needs of the diverse set of computer users supported by the client as a whole. Evaluates, maintains, and troubleshoots application and database services on Enterprise Linux servers. Manages Red Hat Storage and Virtualization technologies on multiple security enclaves and sites. Manages Red Hat Satellite 6 servers, ensures content hosts are patched and have compliant Errata installed. Monitors and maintains C2 infrastructure leveraging tools such as Dell Open Manage Enterprise, ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana), Red Hat Satellite and Ansible Tower. Identifies problems, works with internal and external teams to provide root cause analysis. Provides problem resolution in accordance to established CITS policies, including break/fix actions. Researches and develops automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identifies approaches that leverage resources and provide economies of scale. Performs daily system monitoring; verifies the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes; reviews system and application logs; and verifies completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Performs daily backup operations, ensuring all required data is successfully backed up to the appropriate media and stored off site.

Daily duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensure COP availability to customer

  • Maintain daily backups

  • Install and maintain RHHI-V, Red Hat Satellite, Ansible Tower, GitLab

  • Maintain database instances (Oracle, Sybase, PostgreSQL)

  • Perform software updates and remediation scans

  • Perform STIG validation against operating systems, application servers and databases

  • Respond to customer GCCS-J/I3 requests which vary widely

  • Create, work, and solve service requests using trouble ticketing system

  • Ensure server hardware is in working order and redundant

  • Produce and maintain processes and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Maintain Red Hat JBoss application servers.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot Enterprise Linux OS issues where they arise (RHEL6+, CentOS 6+)

  • Troubleshoot Agile Client application issues.

Additionally, the C2 team members will provide remote support and/or travel to customer sites as required. Team members will be on a scheduled on-call, and shift work may be required during exercises and contingencies.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Currently hold an adjudicated Top Secret Clearance and be able to obtain an SCI

  • BA/BS + 5 years recent specialized experience

  • DoD 8570.1 Technical Level II Certification

  • One of the following computing environment certification is required, will accept waiver if completed within 6 months of hire:

  • Solaris Certified Systems Administrator (SCSA) , or higher

  • Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), or higher

  • CompTIA Linux + Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA)

  • VMWare – VCP6-DCV or higher

  • MCP – Windows Server 2012 These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience in the following areas: Ansible, Puppet, Chef or any other automation system or product

  • Demonstrated proficiency in a shell language such as Bash, Python, Perl or PowerShell

  • Prior experience with Programs of Record and command and control systems such as GCCS-J, GCCS-A, GCCS-M, GCCS-AF, DCGS-A, DCGS-M, DCGS-AF, TMBCS, JADOCS, JTCW, AIDE, etc.

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation.