Abacus Technology

  • Cloud Systems Administrator

    Job Locations QA-Al Udeid AB
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5/2/2019 2:15 PM)
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  • Overview

    Abacus Technology is seeking a Systems Administrator to provide technical support for cloud platforms at Al Udeid AB.  This is a full-time position.


    Provide Tier 2/3 (diagnosis, analysis and troubleshooting and resolution for more complex/advanced network, client and end-user connectivity issues escalated by Tier 1 or 2 technical support staff).  Perform technical support and O&M activities for the supported Cloud platform.  Install, configure, operate, manage, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, inspect and maintain virtual server systems in the DoD localized Cloud Foundry (or equivalent) environment.  Deploy Cloud Foundry (or equivalent) instances, and develop test and push applications into production.  Build, install, configure and maintain software and affiliated systems through the cloud implementation pipeline.  Perform application security patching, upgrades and enhancements.  Manage and maintain user accounts for virtual systems and applications in cloud environment.  Monitor virtual machines and application use and performance using automated tools.  Monitor system logs for errors and failures, and perform appropriate troubleshooting and maintenance.  Detect, analyze and resolve problems associated with platform, operating system and application software of virtual systems.  Document system administration procedures, instructions, configurations, changes and upgrades.  Assist with creation, modification and maintenance of documentation required for platform, system and software certification and accreditation (C&A).  Update and maintain as-built cloud platform configuration and connectivity drawings, diagrams and documentation, and publish semi-annually.


    2+ years experience with Cloud Foundry.  Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) Administrator certification or Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Developer certification may be substituted for experience requirements.  Must be Security+ and hold the following certifications: DevOps Foundation; VMWare Certified Associate (VCA); and Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).  Experience with DoD systems.  Significant MS Server operating systems and VMWare support experience is required.  Significant experience with enterprise backup and SAN solutions.  Familiarity with DevOps/Agile methodologies preferred.  Experience providing application support for COTS and proprietary applications.  Experience supporting both the client and server-side for enterprise systems.  Must have experience with hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting.  Experience in the following technologies a plus: MS SharePoint, MS Project Server, ASP/.NET/SQL Server legacy systems, JavaScript and related web technologies, and Oracle.  Must be customer service oriented and able to demonstrate strong communication skills and problem-solving abilities.  Able to interact professionally with all levels of an organization.  Must be a US citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.


    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




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