Systems Specialist

Huntsville, AL | Contract

Post Date: 08/08/2018 Job ID: 227026 Industry: IT

Systems Specialist

Representative duties and responsibilities:

  • Supports/Administers/Configures a network environment such as servers, routers, switches, etc
  • Able to implement/support/monitor/troubleshoot/rectify network issues on a physical and/ or virtual network as they arise
  • Possesses an understanding on how to manage group policies, local security policies, and government standards for: Creating, modifying, and removing user accounts
  • Reports status and discrepancies in system performance in a clear, concise and complete manner
  • Analyzes, interprets and refines requests to assure understanding of assignment(s)
  • Collaborates with the team when additional information is needed to perform root cause analysis
  • Supports the team with the validation and verification of new software builds during installs, assists with troubleshooting and documenting on the spot fixes to remedy issues post install
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
  • Performs daily system monitoring to maintain a high state of readiness
  • Write and/or review system Operational Procedures and system documentation

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ideal candidate should have experience performing information technology support functions within a large corporate network environment.
  • One or Microsoft Certifications
  • Experience with imaging and software deployment
  • Understanding of routing and switching
  • Experience configuring and managing VMWare products
  • Development of procedural documentation for complex IT activities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance providing excellent customer service at all times, to include maintaining a good work ethic and assisting other team members as needed
  • Understanding of configuration management practices
  • Excellent Oral and Written communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to work as part of a team
  • Practices creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
  • Demonstrated the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with non-technical and technical audiences



Bachelor’ s degree in a specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense Secret  security clearance is  required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

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