System Administrator

Mar 25 2021
Na Ali'i |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

The System Administrator will provide support and expertise for the management and administration of a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign additional duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Specific duties include:

  • Support server instances on AWS (EC2) with patching, Security and Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs), and backups on a weekly basis.
  • Provide tier two technical support and troubleshooting assistance.
  • Serve as Systems Administrator in support of systems such as, NetApp SAN, VMware vSphere, web proxy (Forcepoint), syslog server (Splunk), and remote access servers (Citrix). Develop, implement and maintain syslog and mail server(s).
  • Responsible for virtual systems and storage on NIPR/SIPR/SCI networks. Responsible for server administration, including the deployment, update management, and maintenance of Windows 2008/2012 servers. 
  • VMware vSphere management, including provisioning VM clones and templates, creation of VMFS datastores and physical server consolidation.
  • Develop and maintain system/application documentation, to include Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assume responsibility for hardening servers per DoD STIGs and providing required security documentation as required.
  • Support IAVA patching requirements for servers and systems under management.
  • Interface with multiple levels of users to include VIPs, Management, and end users.
  • Assist with weekly and monthly reporting on administration and maintenance activities.

Skills/Qualifications: Self-Motivated and Self-Monitoring, Exceptional Oral and Written Communications, Technical Communication, Problem Solving, Multi-tasking.


Self-Motivated and Self-Monitoring, Exceptional Oral and Written Communications, Technical Communication, Problem Solving, Multi-tasking.


OS and Applications:

  • Experience with NetApp (7-mode and Cluster mode) and Citrix are highly desired.
  • Experience with VMware 6.x.
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange in a Windows Server 2008/2012 Environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft SCCM, Web Proxy, and Redhat.

Other Skills/Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of DoD technical security requirements and documentation, experience with deployment and maintenance of basic windows services such as DNS, DHCP and Print.
  • Experience with management of virtual systems in a VMware environment; advanced VMware experience a plus.
  • Syslog service experience, with focus on Splunk a plus.
  • Proficient at system documentation, to include system configuration, topology and development of standard operating procedures.
  • Must excel at communicating with world-wide support team and be able to lead development and implementation of systems within assigned area of responsibility and that systems are/remain DoD compliant.

Education and Experience: A bachelor’s degree is desired from an accredited institution. A minimum of three years of professional experience, CompTIA Security+ CE and an OS certification are minimum requirements for this position. For OS certification VMware, AWS, MCSA, MCSE and/or Redhat would be a plus.


Clearance: This position requires an active SECRET security clearance. Must be a U.S. citizen.

To apply, please submit an application online at:​obs/1737/systems-administrator/job 

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