Mar 23, 2018
Server Administrator Featured
CNA has an opening at its headquarters in Arlington, Virginia for an Server Administrator III. This position is responsible for support, maintenance, and security of corporate server infrastructure. WHAT YOU'LL DO 1 Email Administration. Evaluates, implements, monitors and maintains the CNA corporate email infrastructure. Serves as primary administrator for perimeter email security gateways, encryption, spam filtering, archiving and mobile devices. Maintains reliable and secure email presence on Internet and SIPRNet. Coordinates with vendors and partner organizations to troubleshoot and resolve issues. Leverages database, VMware, SAN and backup solutions to maintain email security, integrity and availability. Serves as primary administrator for Skype and other messaging services 2 Server Configuration and Maintenance: Evaluates, installs and maintains corporate server configurations, including network operating systems and client software, email servers and client, and standard server applications. Creates and documents server and client configurations. Monitors and administers upgrades and patches to ensure timely software and security updates. Maintains and ensures proper licenses and support agreements are in place. Diagnoses and solves complex operating system, network and application problems within corporate environment as third-level support; trains HelpDesk staff on new server-related technology and initiatives. 3 Storage Area Network Administration: Manage SAN fabrics and SAN security (fabric and alias maintenance, zoning, and zone sets). Monitor storage capacity and utilization to maintain optimal free space levels and plan for future storage needs. Coordinate installation and maintenance of all SAN cabling, host bus adapters, and associated drivers and management software. Manage storage pools, volumes, Logical Unit Numbers (LUNs), LUN mappings, and security. Perform problem determination, resolution, and root-cause analysis of performance related problems on all storage equipment. 4 Server Backup and Restore: Evaluates, configures, tests and maintains corporate server backup system to ensure integrity and reliability. Monitors software and hardware updates and remains current with new and evolving technologies in the backup environment. Tests and confirms backup tapes to ensure data integrity on a periodic basis. Works with network/SAN based backup software, LTO tape-drive, and jukebox technology. 5 Network Applications: Evaluates, configures, tests and maintains corporate network applications including directory services (eDirectory, ADS), email, desktop management, database, and web services. Ensures compatibility, reliability and efficacy of applications within a complex network environment. 6 Server Security: Provides security solutions to ensure a secured computing environment. Tools include software distribution system and anti-virus software. Implements and executes corporate-wide anti-virus plan, updates virus through automated means on regular basis or as needed. Monitors industry virus and security sources to identify and communicate information about viruses, worms, security vulnerabilities, etc. 7 Additional Responsibilities: Designs, develops, and supports corporate network printers and special purpose servers including Verity, SIRSI, payroll, accounting, etimecard, etc. Builds and maintains databases to house server information. Develops and maintains documentation of all responsibilities. Maintains and administers maintenance contracts for areas of responsibilities. 8 Project Management: Works with management, other team members, and end-users to determine goals and directions; leads highly-complex projects; prepares cost estimates and staff requirements for proposed projects to accomplish goals; monitors and reports on tasks throughout the project; guides and reviews other project work when necessary; supervises other team members as required. 9 Performs other duties as assigned. Job Requirements: WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR 1 Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or related field. Advanced degree and industry certifications (MCP, MCSE, CNA, etc.) preferred. Security+ or other approved DoD 8570 IAT II security certification required. 2 Experience: Minimum of 8 years of experience in administering server operating systems and related technology. 3 Skills: Technical skills - expertise in Novell NetWare, Windows NT/2000, directory design (eDirectory and ADS), SAN, backup hardware, and network printing; application experience and expertise in corporate email system (GroupWise), desktop management systems (ZenWorks), database administration, web services, and backup software; strong skills in network technology (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, etc.); good understanding and practical application of Windows Scripting, database design and basic programming skills. Project Management skills - ability to work collaboratively with other team members, and to lead a technical team on complex projects producing quality work; strong interpersonal skills are required for interfacing with department members, internal customers, and vendor representatives; good information organization; ability to write clear, concise, and accurate documentation and provide training. Also must have demonstrated initiative; excellent customer service skills; willingness to work and stay current with new technologies; and excellent oral and written communications skills. 4 Other: Ability to lift 30 lbs. (e.g. computer, server and AV equipment), ability to walk (to end user stations) and bend (to install and connect equipment); must be willing and able to perform on-call and overtime work when required for system maintenance and repair 5 Must have Active Secret Security Clearance. WHO WE ARE CNA has been committed to changing people’s lives through our advanced analytical research since 1942, when the U.S. Navy needed our help against German submarine warfare during WWII. CNA is an objective research and analysis organization. We run the Navy’s Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) and the Institute for Public Research (IPR). We’ve done research for the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Department of Defense for over 70 years, and, about 20 years ago, we started a domestic research line—IPR. Under IPR, we work on projects for the Department of Education, the Department of Justice, the Federal Aviation Administration, and a long list of other agencies and foundations. CNA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. To be considered for hire, all individuals applying for positions with CNA must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a background investigation. For positions requiring access to classified information, individuals will also be subject to an additional government background investigation, and continued employment eligibility is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.
CNA Corporation Arlington, 22201, United States Full-Time