Systems Administrator

| Rock Island Arsenal, IL, USA
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Western Door Federal is part of the Seneca Nation Group (SNG) portfolio of companies. SNG is the federal government contracting business wholly owned by the Seneca Nation of Indians. SNG meets mission-critical needs of federal civilian, defense, and intelligence community customers across a variety of domains. The SNG portfolio receives shared services support from its parent company Seneca Holdings and is comprised of multiple companies that participate in the Small Business Administration 8(a) program. To learn more visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

The Seneca Nation Group companies offer competitive compensation and a strong benefits package including comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family. We pride ourselves on our collaborative work environment and culture which embraces our mission of providing financial and non-financial benefits back to the members of the Seneca Nation.

This position is to provide the Knowledge and Data Management Branch (KDM) of DEVCOM Chemical Biological Center located at Rock Island Arsenal, IL. KDM develops and maintains information systems for several government customers. The majority of the KDM mission supports the Joint Executive Program Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND). This mission directly supports the acquisition programs for CBRN Equipment (CBRNE) for the Warfighter. KDM requires contractor support using non-personal services contracts to execute their mission of developing accredited information systems.

Western Door Federal is seeking a Systems Administrator in Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL. The objective of this work is to provide on-site support and be responsible for the day-to-day performance of the work/contract. Work under general technical direction, install, configure, and maintain operating systems, servers, and resources either in the government owned cloud, or servers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs software installation, upgrades to operating systems. Schedules and coordinates these activities with the KDM software development team ahead of time.
  • Follows the system accreditation and risk management controls and does not compromise the system or cloud environment security accreditation.
  • Monitors and tunes the system / cloud environment to maintain optimal performance.
  • Maintains the regular system backups and restores the system to pre-failure state or restoring data from backup media. This includes the entire system: Operating System(s), data, databases, software, any virtual machines, etc...
  • Ability to learn or already know the latest NIST controls, information assurance frameworks, and address them in practice, following the government's risk management plan, and CoOP.
  • Be competent to work in a software development life cycle, apply security and vulnerability best practices, and require little or no instruction and guidance in performing routine tasks and updating change management systems to document system changes.
  • Provide recommendations, as needed, regarding hardware and system software planning and cost estimates.
  • Collaborate with other members of the DEVCOM CBC KDM, understand and implement change requests, have superb interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have effective technical, communication, skills, and experience to recommend design solutions and improvements that enhance the system cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Participate in team meetings with the government to improve understanding of the mission, tools, concepts, frameworks, and increase effectiveness in maintaining government computer systems.
  • Deliver and prepare hardware, software, and system audits and system performance metrics.
  • Prepare, maintain, and deliver system licensing and maintenance plan; system failure after action reports; and STIG checklist.
  • Maintain COOP Operations Procedures Document.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a similar program.
  • Technical certifications: Software Development Life Cycle training certificate package.
  • Information Assurance Technical level II (IAT II) certification: CCNA Security; CySA+; GICSP; GSEC; Security+ CE; CND; or SSCP.
  • Apply skills at a complexity level and velocity equivalent to three (3) years of paid experience in system administration.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement:

The Seneca Holdings family of companies is committed to building an inclusive work environment that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diversity of our employees. We recognize that an inclusive corporate culture improves how we support our customers and also improves the collective impact we can make in our communities.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Seneca Holdings provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status, veteran status, or other protected class status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation and training. The Company also prohibits retaliation against any employee who exercises his or her rights under applicable anti-discrimination laws. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Company does give hiring preference to Seneca or Native individuals. Veterans with expertise in these areas are highly encouraged to apply.

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Seneca Holdings operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Salamanca, New York. It has 196 total employees. To see all 31 open jobs at Seneca Holdings, click here.
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