System Administrator

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System Administrator

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

Make a difference and join an enthusiastic team looking to make a difference in the lives of today's military! CACI is looking for a Systems Administrator with strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as a record of accomplishment in successful project execution.
The Systems Administrator will be working on at CACI's office in North Charleston. The project is within the Defense Health Readiness Engineering portfolio.

Responsibilities
• Support DevOps team by providing routine OS, software, and application support.
  • Track, version, deploy, and rollback database changes to production and development databases.
  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues.
  • Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure.
  • Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions.
  • Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance
  • Configure databases to meet cybersecurity requirements, ensure regulatory compliance, and adhere to database best practices,
  • Automate and standardize repetitive tasks with version-controlled scripts and procedures.
  • Analyze and write complex queries to support gathering metrics, troubleshooting application issues, and diagnosing performance issues.
  • Perform basic and routine system administrator tasks on RedHat Enterprise 7 servers as/when needed
  • Work closely with members of the development, test, and operations teams to troubleshoot build breaks, enforce software quality standards, and deployment of the application to non-production and production environments.
• Configure, support, and maintain AWS EC2 instances running RedHat Enterprise Linux 7.
• Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure.
• Installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools
• Stay abreast of industry standards and apply innovations.
• Provision and maintenance supporting AWS infrastructure.
• Executing MySQL statements to support the development team and table migrations during deployment of new versions of the application.

Required Qualifications
• . Installs and configures software and hardware.

  • Manages network servers and technology tools.
  • Sets up accounts and workstations.
  • Monitors performance and maintains systems according to requirements.
  • Troubleshoots issues and outages.
  • Ensures security through access controls, backups and firewalls.
  • Upgrades systems with new releases and models
  • Develops expertise to train staff on new technologies.
  • Ability to build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and continually improving system and network monitoring and alerting capabilities and procedures.
  • Presents ideas for system improvements. Develops cost estimates for software developments or enhancements. Conducts impact analysis for software changes.
  • Team-oriented individual with a strong work ethic and self-motivated
  • Current Security+ certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of onboarding

Desired Qualifications
• Familiarity with automated build processes and debugging Continuous Integration build failures

Desired Qualifications
• Current Secret Clearance or able to obtain
  • Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator, or similar role
  • Associate or bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience required
  • 3-5 years of database, network administration, or system administration experience
  • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus.
  • Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols
  • Experience with scripting and automation tools
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans.
  • Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management


  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other languages.
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
• Current Security+ certification
• Prior experience with continuous integration, test automation and/or CI/CD on iterative software development projects
• Understanding of infrastructure-as-code concepts and experience using tools like CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.
• AWS certifications
• Experience with System Administration in the DoD enclave.
• Experience with configuration and administration of Atlassian applications - Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket

What We Can Offer You:

- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

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 a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.
More Information on CACI International Inc
CACI International Inc operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. CACI International Inc was founded in 1962. It has 17673 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 72 open jobs at CACI International Inc, click here.
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