IT Security Systems Administrator in Hampton, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Hampton, VA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is seeking a seasoned Security aligned Systems Administrator to provide dedicated systems administration support to the IT Security team at a customer’s Research Center on a variety of Linux and Windows server platforms.  

Routine duties include:  

  • Installing/configuring operating systems and supporting software
  • Applying vendor patches/upgrades
  • Tuning hardware and software
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Backups, and implementation of new equipment.

The position requires a strong work ethic and the ability to work closely with the Security team to maintain operational reliability, resolve issues, and propose/implement improvements or new solutions.

Limited after-hours work is required during special situations (maintenance, critical outages).

Required Skills

  •  5+ years of experience in server systems administration; Linux (RedHat/CentOS) required with background/exposure to Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 platforms
  • Use of system monitoring tools such as Nagios, Icinga or similar tools
  • Experience in virtualization such as VMware, Linux KVM, Windows Hypervisor or similar platforms
  • Experience in shell scripting  
  • Networking fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Splunk and system automation/management tools (Salt, Puppet, Ansible) is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.