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1273- Storage Administrator

Radford, Virginia
Interim Secret


This position is for a Systems Administrator for a mixed and growing environment of various storage hardware. This position will work with the existing OS and Storage teams to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support servers and storage systems for the ALTESS and its customers.  This position will assist with implementing new system hardware and software, and provide input for developing local operating procedures and policies as needed.  This position will need to be adept at monitoring the ongoing operation of the systems and providing utilization reports using existing tools to identify problems and corrective act.


  • Responsible for design, installation, configuration, security and maintenance of highly available enterprise data storage systems
  • Monitor performance, errors, and warnings on FC network and attached storage systems
  • Maintain storage and FC network policies and standards
  • Troubleshoot performance problems and propose short term fixes and long term solutions
  • Refresh data from one environment to another at the request of the application development staff
  • Follow, maintain, and produce in-house documentation for repeatable processes, including database feature installation, disaster recovery, and common problem resolution
  • Follow ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) practices for Change Management


  • DOD Interim Secret as a minimum
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification – can be waived for 3 months after project join date.
  • Five or more years' experience with CIFS, NFS, iSCSI administration
  • Five or more years' experience with file server administration
  • Five or more years' experience with block storage administration
  • Five or more years' experience with enterprise level IT environments
  • Five or more years' experience with Windows Server 2008/2012 R2 or higher
  • Five or more years' experience with Solaris and Linux
  • Five or more years' experience with FC network administration
  • Installation and configuration experience with Solaris, Linux, and Windows 2012/2016 R2
  • Experience with PowerShell 2.0 (or higher), bash, and simple scripting
  • Strong CLI skills
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willing to be a team player
  • Participate in 7x24 on-call support rotation and expected to work during mission critical situations


  • Working knowledge of DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Security Readiness Review (SRR) scripts, and Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)
  • Experience with Cisco MDS and Brocade FC switches
  • Experience with Cisco DCNM
  • Experience with Windows 2012, 2016
  • Experience with RedHat Enterprise Linux 7 and higher
  • Experience with Solaris 10/11
  • Experience with NetApp, Hitachi, 3PAR, and IBM FC storage
  • Experience with block based replication
  • Experience with IBM SVC


Active Interim Secret Security Clearance