Cherokee Services Group System Administration Telecommunications in Denver, Colorado

System Administration (Telecommunications) Denver, CO The National Geospatial Program provides leadership for USGS geospatialcoordination, production and service activities. The Program engagespartners to develop standards and produce consistent and accurate data throughits Geospatial Liaison Network. Operational support is provided by theNational Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC). These and otherProgram activities that are essential to the National Spatial DataInfrastructure (NSDI) are managed as a unified portfolio that benefitsgeospatial information users throughout the Nation. The NGTOC providesessential support for the USGS and the Nation in the acquisition andmanagement of trusted geospatial data, products, and services, throughworld-class geospatial technical expertise and customer service. The NGTOCsupports The National Map (TNM) among other related efforts. We are looking for a qualified individual to provide system administrationsupport for NGTOC. Responsibilities: * Provide system administration expertise for data storage devices anddata distribution services, as well as associated applications to ensuremaximum availability and optimal performance. * Manage existing and develops new data storage devices, distributionservices, and techniques in support of programs and activities. * Install, configure, test, integrate, and maintain new andreplacement storage devices, services, and other hardware components,and softw * Examine system usage and error logs and glean pertinent information asneeded based on performance, stability of systems, and A&A supportingdocumentation. * Provide analytics on uptime, usage, and performance monthly. Monitor usage, understand applications, and proactively respond to ensuremaximum availability and optimal performance. * Execute capacity planningactivities. Results are presented to Government representatives to be used forfiscal year planning. * Participate in life cycle planning for data and hardware. * Configure and manage shares, volumes, quotas, snapshots forNFS, CIFS, and mixed (NFS/CIFS) environments. * Document and present Standard Operating Procedures, Project Plans,and System Architect designs to Government staff for review and approval. * Work-order tickets are submitted in approved ticketing applications(ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus and Remedy). * Changes in configuration will be approved by the IT Change AdvisoryBoard (CAB) and documented in current ticketing application(ManageEngine Service Desk Plus). * Stay abreast of current system/software technology and bestpractices and research new technologies to assure that USGS requirements aresatisfied. * Execute monthly IT security patch updates within the USGS definedtimeframes, unless otherwise approved by NGTOC Security Manager. * Participate in IT security re-certification and re-accreditation ofthe system. * Following the NGTOC approved Business Impact Analysis timelines,develop and implement a contingency plan for system, software, and servicerecovery following a catastrophic system failure Qualifications: * Demonstrated experience to monitor and update work-order trackingdatabases (Remedy and ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus). * Demonstrated experience with current devices and applicationssupported include Sun Sparc hardware using Sun Solaris, Pure Storage,Network Appliance FAS series hardware using OnTap OS, Sun Fibre ChannelStorage Area Network, iSCSI SAN, Legato Networker, StorageTek LTO, ITTENVI and Image Access Solutions (IAS), Spectralogic t200 tape library,quantum tape library, CAM and storage management software, data storageand distribution technologies (e.g.,Sun storage and archive file systemSAMfs and SAMfs HSM), DFS, storage area network (fiber channel and iSCSI). Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government securityinvestigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classifiedinformation. Ap