Storage Administrator DBA

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Radford, VA
$1 - $1
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 27, 2018
Job ID

Microsoft Windows Administrator  

Location: Radford, VA 

Clearance: SECRET 

General Description: 

This position is a Windows Administrator supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud services infrastructure. ALTESS is a managed service provider for Army and DoD IT systems and plans to offer managed cloud services in Microsoft Azure followed closely by Amazon Web Services. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Build new cloud based data center services environments for DoD cloud initiatives. 
  • Assist with identifying and planning potential new cloud services, features, and capabilities. 
  • Serve as overall subject matter expert on Windows Administrator technology and market capabilities/trends. 
  • Managed objects stored in Active Directory as delegated by Active Directory administrators. 
  • Perform Active Directory user account, and member server management tasks in assigned OUs. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve operating system, application, and networking issues in a complex and highly-regulated multi-region multi-cloud environment. 
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to transform high-level technical objectives into comprehensive technical requirements. 
  • Formulate detailed network, storage, and compute design specifications for stable and secure computing operations in a dynamic cloud based environment. 
  • Make recommendations for improvements to security, scalability, manageability, and performance across a wide variety of network, storage, and compute technologies. 

Desired Skills: 

  • Total of at least 3-5 years of experience as Storage Administrator DBA
  • Mid to senior level Windows Administrator experience in a cloud environment 
  • Security+ (or equivalent IA cert) and computing environment certification (MCSA, etc.)
  • Strong . verbal and written communication skills 
  • Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
  • Experience automating routing administrative tasks desired 
  • Understanding of network, storage, server, and application technologies 
  • Strong knowledge of automation concepts, tools, and scripting languages (PowerShell, DSC, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA vulnerability management (IAVM) preferred 
Required Certifications:
  • CompTIA Security+
  • Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) - can be waived for 30 days after project join date.