Lead Systems Administrator [2019-74]

TAP Lab and OBAC Support Services (TLOSS)

Experienced Lead System Administrator with Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) experience and knowledge of the Air Force’s Tools and Applications and Processing (TAP) Lab and Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) Battlespace Awareness Center (OBAC).


. Act as the primary contractor for TAP Lab and OBAC leadership feedback

. Create standard operating procedures that ensure all system administrators provide consistent and coordinated system support

. Coordinate and schedule downtime to incorporate new TAP Lab and Sensor Exploitation Ground Architecture (SEGA) capabilities with limited user impacts

. Develop, revise, and maintain TAP Lab operations and processes for technical support and maintenance actions for SEGA in order to meet new requirements or technology advancements

. Oversee and provide system maintenance and assistance functions to researchers and other users of the TAP Lab

. Oversee and lead the development, implementation, and testing of a backup and recovery strategy for both TAP Lab and OBAC facilities

. Provide a secure environment for applications to reside

. Ensure that computing environments for vendors utilizing the TAP Lab are available for use

. Support installation, maintenance, repair, and upgrades of all hardware, firmware, software, and associated equipment on the network

. Provide identify management for network access

. Oversee and maintain storage systems to enable both a static archive of relevant data and events as well as a 30-day rolling archive of raw data

. Recommend system administration courses of action that will help systems achieve efficiently achieve their objectives and goals

. Recommend technology refresh actions to keep technology environments at the forefront of technological advancements

. Create and maintain a systems administration objectives and goals

. Act as the single source of system administration knowledge and single accountable point-of-contact for all assigned work

. Travel as needed to meet with stakeholders to identify requirements, share information, and conduct coordination and planning

Required Skills:

. Experience in the following:

. Managing the onsite efforts of all subcontractors aligned to the contract

. Leading the team’s completion of system administration objectives and goals

. Organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions, involving multiple, complex and inter-related project tasks

. Maintaining and managing the client interface at the senior levels of the client organization

. Meeting with customer and contractor personnel to formulate and review plans and deliverable items

. Ensuring conformance with program task schedules and costs

. Managing risks and issues while taking corrective measurements

. Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies

. Managing and utilizing resources across projects

. Managing stakeholders' communication

. Managing quality control of the contract deliverables

Bachelor’s degree in a computer science, information technology, or a business related discipline

Must have Five (5) years of system administrator experience; Must have Three (3) or more years of experience with agile software development methodologies; Must have an in-depth knowledge of VMware, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, software defined networking, software defined storage, and public and private cloud infrastructure Experience supporting Federal IT and Engineering initiatives and operations in a classified government environment Experience routinely communicating and working with Executive level government and non-government leadership and personnel; Must be fully fluent in MS Office applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel

Boulder, CO

TS Clearance with SCI Eligibility



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