Sr. Systems Administrator - TS/SCI

Malibu, CA /
Information Systems – Information Systems /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

HRL is seeking a Sr. Systems Administrator. The successful candidate will team with program engineering personnel to design, deploy, and maintain effective information technology solutions. A willingness to continue learning new technologies is a must. An active security clearance with experience in classified programs is required.

Work directly with programs to ensure Information Technology infrastructure solutions meet the program requirements and schedules
Performs a multi-disciplined range of technical systems and application activities
Installs, configures, and maintains multiplatform systems hardware, software, and components
Administer and manage Windows and Linux systems in the operations, engineering, analysis, and test environments
Maintains Windows Systems comprised of servers and workstations. Administer installation of software, hardware, file system management, backups, process control, user administration, and device management
Responsible for resolving a wide variety of complex system failures, troubleshooting software, hardware, and network problems
Install, configure, and maintain Microsoft Active Directory domains and forests
Perform system and user account maintenance
Test and assess security configuration of Windows and Linux servers
Monitor, evaluate, and optimize system performance
Analyze, test and implement security patches and hardening
Develop and promote standard operating procedures and conduct routine hardware and software audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
Participate in internal/external security audits/inspections

7+ years experience with in performing system administration tasks on Windows and Linux hosts including installing security patches and making configuration changes to support security requirements
7+ years experience integrating hardware and software components into a functional system
7+ years experience computing administration to include managing Microsoft active directory design, deploy and operational support
Experience working within multi-disciplined teams to resolve business impacting computing issues
5+ years experience working with Virtualized Systems (i.e. VMWare) design and implementation
5+ years experience architecting, designing, and implementing a DevOps infrastructure for a program
Experience maintaining and operating a Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
Experience with systems management and automation software (Endpoint Configuration Manager, Satellite, Ansible)
Experience with High Performance Computing (HPC) applications and frameworks
Strong understanding of standardized Network Protocols and Services (i.e. TCP/IP, VLAN, DNS, DHCP, Firewalls, etc.)
Strong understanding of Group Policy management
Experience with scripting for task automation (PowerShell, Batch, BASH)
Strong understanding of Public Key Cryptography (PKI)Strong understanding of multiplatform system hardening (DISA STIG, SCAP, CS2)
Experience with Risk Management Framework and managing system accreditations
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline with 7+ years of related experience in a network/system administration related support role.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to multitask in a dynamic environment under limited direction; develop solutions to various complex problems and plan, schedule and prioritize tasks.

This position is 100% on-site. Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, and in some cases with little to no advance notice. This position requires that the applicant selected be a U.S. citizen. An active TS/SCI with polygraph is strongly preferred. Candidates with an active Secret clearance may be considered. This position requires current DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification (Security+, CCNA Security, CISSP, etc). This position may also require up to 10% travel.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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