Position:  Computer Systems Administrator, Senior
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Job Id:  1749-AS00033Cjb
# of Openings:  1

Computer Systems Administrator, Senior
Engineer III
Schriever AFB
Colorado Springs, CO
HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD.  Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing, small business with over 500 employees located across the US.
HX5 is seeking a qualified Systems Administrator who specializes in Linux/VMWare to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), C2BMC Labs and Warfighter (CLAW) support organization on the IRES program at Schriever AFB, CO. 
The Senior Systems Administrator will support the complete product lifecycle associated with information technology oriented projects in support of multiple task orders and customers. Tasks include leading projects and teams, performing impact assessments, project planning activities, developing system Concept of Operations, supporting the definition and design of new and existing complex information technology systems, supporting the development of system specifications, and developing baseline engineering documentation.
This person will assist the Lab Manager providing personnel leadership, creating and maintaining relevant labor templates, developing Task Order budgets and Basis of Estimates, as well as performing earned value planning, forecasting and metrics analysis.
As a member of the CLAW Lab Team, the systems engineer is responsible for providing technical leadership while supporting the build out and maintenance of specialized and complex integration and test laboratories. He / She will provide backup to the Spiral Integrator role in preparing analysis, tracking and reporting. He / She will provide system software, periodic/preventive maintenance, and perform complex troubleshooting and break fix activities.  They will be establishing and documenting system parameters and formats, ensuring hardware and software systems compatibility, coordinating and/or modifying system parameters in terms of existing and projected computer capacity and capabilities,  
revising existing systems and procedures to correct deficiencies and maintain more effective
data handling, conversion, input/output requirements, and storage.
  • BS degree and 8 years general experience with 6 years directly related experience
  • 3 years in a leadership or management role
  • Experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting physical and virtual Linux servers, workstations, and peripheral configurations in a VMWare virtualized environment as well as data center virtualization management
  • Experience developing, modifying and maintaining Active Directory (AD) structures.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a CompTIA Security+ Certification with Continuing Education (CE) by date of start
  • Must be a US citizen  and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation 
  • Must have DoD Secret clearance by date of hire and must be able to obtain and will initiate acquisition of a DoD Top Secret clearance upon selection
*Duties may require working occasionally at night, on weekends or extended hours, and infrequent overnight travel.
- Experience leading small technical teams
- Experience with HP Blade platforms and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
servers/workstations. Skilled with the installation and configuration of DII COE operating system wrapper
- Expertise in installation and configuration of mid-sized Sun Solaris servers, disk array management, tape libraries, and associated peripherals.
- Experience with Virtual Connect, SAN management, and NetBackup. Familiarity with Remedy software used to resolve Incident Requests.
- Ability to automate tasks using Perl or TCL/Expect scripting languages
- Applications support experience in a development environment, developing project objectives and reviewing project proposals and plans.
HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:
• Medical/dental/vision insurance
• 401(k) plan with company match
• Paid holidays
• Accrued Paid Time Off
You are submitting your information for consideration to a position that is currently available under the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) at Schriever Air Force Base. If selected, your employment would be with HX5, but you may be contacted by one of our teammates on the contract.
HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 
ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.

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