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Systems Administrator/Hardware Engineer

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700013880 Date posted 09/05/2017
Location Herndon Virginia United States
Job Description

As a System Administrator and Hardware Engineer, you are an integral part of the Boeing team developing hardware and software solutions for proprietary programs for our client. We translate customer needs into detailed requirements for system integrated design including system/data architecture, facility design, hardware selection, software selection/development, system integration, testing and operations/maintenance.

Some of your responsibilities will include:
-- System Architecture and design; product evaluation and selection
-- Hardware installation, cabling and configuration
-- Installation of Servers and desktop operating systems and related COTS products
-- Implementing and maintaining infrastructure including domain controllers, exchange, sql server, Microsoft Development Toolkit and Server Update Services.
-- Monitoring system performance to support capacity planning
-- Implementation and monitoring of system backups and disaster recovery
-- Troubleshooting network and operating system problems.
-- Supporting architecture design studies for technology refresh planning and implementation.
-- Evaluating and effectively communicating complex system problem identification and resolution.
-- Maintaining awareness of and participate in planning and execution of upgrades and patches for operating systems and COTS software.
-- Create and maintain multiple virtual server and virtual desktop systems based on VMware.
-- Provide user support and troubleshooting (workstation, account and system).
-- Investigate, test and deploy operating system and software patches and updates.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Space and Missile Systems

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) U.S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

This position requires a current Top Secret/SCI clearance and is contingent on clearance verification and customer concurrence. Please include clearance and date of recent SSBI on profile/resume to be considered.

Required Skills and Experience:
-- Windows or Linux system administration supporting multiple servers in a diverse client/server computing environment
-- Experience with virtual server design and implementation
-- Strong oral communication skills and experience briefing senior management on technical issues and problem resolution
-- On-call support is required as well as occasional shift and weekend work

Desired Skills and Experience:
-- Working knowledge of Veritas Netbackup
-- Project management aptitude to lead activities and projects
-- Scripting
-- Experience documenting system designs, procedures and training materials

Typical Education and/or Experience:
Technical bachelor's degree and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

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