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System Administrator III (Government)

Denver, Colorado

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AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Federal Government. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.

Our National Security Team supports the intelligence community, providing, operating and assuring critical voice, video and collaboration services for the full spectrum of operations.

AT&T has an opening for Systems Administrator III to support the Nation Security Sector, in providing Linux engineering and administrative support on a complicated distributed Linux-based System.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex hardware/software issues, restore the environment to an operational state with minimal downtime, perform root cause analysis and provide a forward leaning mitigation strategy
  • Proficient in Cloud Computing
  • Competencies of systems including: Fault tolerance, High availability, Scalability and Capacity planning, Data center organization, and Backup / Recovery
  • Illustrates knowledge of at least three of the following technologies: Encryption, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Anti-Virus, VPNs, SSL
  • Researches emerging technologies to determine impact on application/system integration and execution
  • Work with developers/engineers across disciplines to define customer and system requirements; design a solution that meets the current requirements and is scalable to meet future enterprise requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills regarding developing project briefings, updating system designs, rack elevations, wiring diagrams, and system outage after action reports
  • Understanding of all phases of the software development lifecycle; the System Engineering Life Cycle; and the ability to comprehend user business needs and concerns and integrate that understanding with technical skills
  • Provides Linux platform support (i.e. RHEL, CentOS) and administrative support, including management and troubleshooting
  • Illustrates hands-on knowledge and experience building and deploying automated server and workstation builds across an enterprise infrastructure with environments that are logically separated]
  • Illustrates hands-on experience and understanding of proactive monitoring concepts, including experience configuring and deploying Network and systems monitoring (i.e. SNMP, Splunk, etc.)
  • Provides experience with patching and maintaining server build
  • Displays understanding of open source frameworks, with experience deploying various open source packages and/or application stacks into sponsor's production landscape
  • Establishes ability to deploy and maintain Linux baseline for physical and virtual platforms
  • Establishes ability to develop and maintain capacity metric
  • Interprets and implements new concepts, technologies and products quickly
  • Illustrates experience performing trend analysis on overall system health, performance, and capacity management regarding utilization and growth
  • On-Call -Required to carrier a pager
  • Team player, work independently and manage multiple task assignments
Required Clearance: Active TSSCI with Polygraph. (#polygraph)

Required Qualifications: Candidate must have 16 years of experience that can be a combination of work history and education. This equates to a Doctorate and 0 years of experience OR Masters and 8 years, Bachelors and 12 years, Associates and 14 years or HS and 16 years. Must comply with DoD 8570 IAT Level 2.

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws.

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Job ID 1961029 Date posted 11/29/2019

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Pros

I believe in AT&T and know they are at the edge of technology. The company believes in their people and offers all kinds of training to enable us to take on new jobs and to stay at the front of technology. The software defined network which we are building is the newest technology and AT&T has been involved since early 2000s. You have a great deal of autonomy at AT&T as long as you get the job done. You have the ability to do different jobs and to be challenged at all times.

Cons

I really have little negative to say about AT&T I have worked here for 35 years on March 23rd of 2016.

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