System Administrator in Kent, WA at BCforward

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

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System Administrator

BCforward is seeking a highly motivated and experienced System Administrator at Kent, WA or St Louis, MO

Position Title : System Administrator

Location : Kent, WA or St Louis, MO

Expected Contract length : 5+ Months with possibility of extension

Note: Active Secret Clearance Required

Job Description:

  • As an Application Administrator, you will be responsible for the operation & maintenance of the customer's DevOps toolchain across and will work closely with various business and IT teams.
  • You will work with their business partners to define business objectives, make best practice recommendations, and address future needs.
  • The ideal candidate will be one which enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and thrives on being collaborative while solving hard problems.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Build strong relationships with key business stakeholders across multiple business units and be their trusted advisor
  • Work with the business, service managers, and the IT delivery teams to ensure that business needs are prioritized, understood, and supported in a timely matter
  • Collaborate with key business stakeholders to translate business strategies and objectives into capabilities and present solution concepts for input, buy-in, and sign off
  • Ability to work independently to determine approaches to solutions
  • Work with key Boeing organizations (e.g. Networking, Information Security)

Primary responsibilities:

  • Create, manage, and support all administrative functions associated with multiple DevOps tools (e.g. Atlassian application stack, JFrog Artifactory, SmartBear, etc)
  • Ensure systems are stable and available and that user issues are addressed in a timely manner
  • Create and manage Atlassian plug-in components
  • Gather requirements from users, propose solutions that meet business needs, and deliver agreed upon solutions
  • Devise, test, and deploy integrations between Atlassian products and other internal systems
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of Atlassian products, administration best practices, and agile methodology best practices
  • Ability to work a rotational on-call schedule

Basic qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux and/or Unix and Windows operating systems including system administration experience
  • Scripting experience (Shell, PERL, Python, or similar)
  • Experience with server admin tools like (e.g. Putty)
  • Microsoft Active Directory Administration and Group Policies implementation and development
  • Experience managing virtualized infrastructure
  • Experience with System Configuration Management
  • Working knowledge of web application structure (app servers, DBs, SQL, etc.)

Desired experience, skills & qualifications:

  • Experience working with Government customers and Government Classified systems
  • Strong customer focus, with the ability to work across cross functional, diverse teams
  • Experience with general programming (C, C++, Java)
  • Experience working with DevOps applications stack (Atlassian - Bamboo, Bitbucket, Confluence, JIRA; JFrog, Jenkins, Smartbear)
  • Experience with automation / working knowledge of Ansible
  • Strong understanding of Application Lifecycle Management
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework or Agile Methodologies
  • Experience with network technology, storage systems
  • Experience with System Configuration Management
  • Experience with Cloud technologies
  • Experience with Load Balancing (Preferably F5)
  • VMware vShphere implementation and experience

I must inform you that during the hiring process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of your personal information, including identifiers such as your name and address, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. Please note that we will only use this information to facilitate and complete the recruiting process.

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About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 110317 when responding to this ad.