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Cyber Security Server Administrator

  • Bering Straits Native Corporation
  • $70,360.00 - 137,390.00 / Year *
  • Washington, DC 20415
  • Full-Time



Bering Straits Native Corporation (BSNC) is a recognized leader in providing Technical and Program Management Services, Information Technology, and Support. BSNC has enabled their Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initiatives through the application of high quality, innovative, and cost effective professional services and solutions. We provide a positive working environment, with opportunities for advancement in our growing Federal sector workforce. We offer an excellent compensation package, which includes insurance (medical, dental, etc.), paid leave, 401k plan and more. We are committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace and believe customer satisfaction comes first. JOB DESCRIPTION: BSNC is currently seeking a Cyber Security Server Administrator to serve on a project in Washington, DC at a large federal agency client site. The selected candidate s primary jobs duties will involve implementing and administering a VMware-based virtual server infrastructure to support the various network security tools in the client s enterprise. The selected candidate will work closely with a team of security engineers to migrate the client s various network security tools onto the virtual server infrastructure and will be responsible for maintaining the infrastructure to ensure continuous functionality of the client s security tools. A candidate with an extensive background in server/system administration will be successful in this position. Proficiency with enterprise server infrastructure technologies, including VMware vSphere, Windows Server operating systems, and Microsoft Active Directory are critical for this position. Hardcore, hands-on technical skills and knowledge are required to deploy, configure, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot the sophisticated enterprise-grade security technologies within the client s network environment. This position is ideal for experienced system administrators looking to advance their careers into the realm of cybersecurity. In course of regular job duties, the selected candidate will gain exposure to many different enterprise-grade security technologies, which perform critical functions such as vulnerability scanning, malware detection, network intrusion prevention, firewall blocking, enterprise-wide incident response, and security information and event management (SIEM). Some examples of the 20+ cutting-edge security technologies that the selected candidate will work with are: SentinelOne, Cylance, Palo Alto firewalls, RSA Netwitness, Carbon Black, Forescout CounterACT, and CyberArk. RESPONSIBILITIES: Build and administer virtual servers using VMware vSphere: Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Other operating systems as necessary Build and administer Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database cluster. Build and administer Microsoft CIFS file share servers. Regularly patch Windows-based cybersecurity servers using IBM BigFix. Regularly patch RHEL-based cybersecurity servers using Red Hat Satellite. Assist with migration of client s security tools into new environment Troubleshoot and resolve infrastructure-related errors in security tools (out of disk space, memory, etc ) REQUIRED SKILLS: Proficiency with some or all of the following common enterprise technologies: VMware vSphere (ESXi, vCenter) Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy Microsoft SQL Server databases Windows operating systems Linux/Unix-based operating systems Basic-level understanding of common computer and networking technologies TCP/IP stack Networking technologies (routing, switching, VLANs, subnets, firewalls) Common networking protocols SSH, SMB, SMTP, FTP/SFTP, HTTP/HTTPS, DNS, etc Excellent analytical and problem solving skills: Ability to work independently to identify errors, pinpoint root causes, and devise solutions with minimal oversight. Excellent communications skills: Ability to communicate with senior management and federal client staff both technical and non-technical in a clear and concise manner using proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 5+ years of system administrator/server engineer experience CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Public Trust or the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance. (Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Accordingly, U.S. Citizenship is required.) - provided by Dice
VMware vSphere, Windows Server operating systems, Microsoft Active Directory, cybersecurity, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, SQL server, Active Directory


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.