OS Administrator - DoD in Fort Irwin, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 3/23/2023

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Job Description

JobID: 395123

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is actively searching for an Systems Administrator for our client’s project in Fort Irwin, CA.  The position is setup as a long-term contract (contract to hire) opportunity with competitive pay.  This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a high-profile project with a highly respected government contractor known for its great work culture.

The OS Administrator will work within a cohesive team environment and is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of operating systems software. Duties include: administer the OS in virtual or physical production platforms and current applications, hardware devices, database and specialized software integration. The Contractor shall ensure that servers meet mission critical and disaster recovery requirements by following the NEC Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and perform systems administration (SA) tasks on a variety of current NETCOM supported OS including Windows Server and Linux. The Contractor shall perform, system administration tasks including security updates, OS fixes and patches, and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) compliance, by following the NEC SOP, and identifying and mitigating security vulnerabilities and risks.


  • 5+ years of experience performing systems administration functions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related work experience (relevant experience - field preferred – and education may be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • Server + or MS certification
  • Experience building and maintaining systems including: Architecting and implementing storage and data management solutions.
  • Comfortable with most aspects of operating system administration; for example, configuration of mail systems, system installation and configuration, printer systems, fundamentals of security, installing third-party software.
  • Solid understanding of a UNIX-based operating system; understands paging and swapping, inter-process communication, devices and what device drivers do, filesystem concepts (inode, clustering, logical partitions).
  • Solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts; understands principles of routing, client/server programming, the design of consistent network-wide filesystem layouts.
  • Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Tk, Perl, VBScript, a shell).
  • Ability to do minimal debugging and modification of C programs.
  • Familiarity with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and system security processes.
  • Understanding of the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) a plus.
  • Experience working in CMMI Level 3 (or higher) environments is a plus.
  • COMP TIA Security + CE
  • US Citizenship required / Ability to obtain DoD Secret security clearance

Please apply online and send resumes to Kathleen Rouse at krouse@jsginc.com.  Please contact me at 770-635-1347

 *** Qualified Candidates Should Apply Now ***

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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