Signature Science, LLC
  • - VA-Charlottesville
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Network/Server Administrator
Location: Charlottesville VA
Vacancy: Single
Education: BS or AS in related field and 10 plus years of related server experience.
Certifications:  None required, however applicable certifications are a plus.
US Government Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI eligible 

Required Skills:

  • Server (Linux and Windows) advanced experience
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with scientific and technical staff to clearly understand tasking requirements.
  • Great multitasking and troubleshooting skills for Linux and Windows.
  • PowerShell and Bash scripting to automate tasks
  • Microsoft Active Directory 2012 R2+
  • Windows Server 2008R2 through 2016, physical, virtual, and clustered
  • Ubuntu LTS Server, CentOS, RHEL administration
  • Exchange Server 2010 through 2016, including Online
  • In depth knowledge in Linux & Windows Core Services: DNS, LDAP, SAML, Kerberos, DHCP, AD RMS/IRM, PKI/Certificates, PAM, GSSAPI, SSH, FTP, IIS, HTTPD, ETC.


  Desired Additional Skills/Qualifications:

  • Ability/willingness to work nights or weekends when required to meet corporate schedules.
  • Experience with configuring and maintaining Secure IT systems required to meet ICD-703, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, DHS 4300 Sensitive Systems Handbook, and NISPOM requirements.
  • Certifications identified in DoD 8570.01-M Appendix 3 at the IAT Level 2/3. Holding a CISSP or equivalent certification or the willingness/ability to obtain a CISSP is desired.
  • Experience introducing Apple/Mac/Linux workstations in a corporate environment. Integration of Apple/Mac/Linux systems into a corporate Enterprise Active Directory.
  • Experience migrating from an all on premise IT infrastructure to a Microsoft O365/Azure/Skype For Business cloud/on premise hybrid infrastructure. Experience should include migrating Exchange and Share Point services.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accomplish required activities in support of the Office 365 GCC High and Azure Government migration and overall corporate IT upgrade.
  • ·Will work in a team environment assisting scientific and technical as they perform their duties.
  • ·Procure, configure, operate, and maintain corporate servers and networking infrastructure.
  • ·Disaster recovery and server recovery of OS and/or files from backup / images
  • ·Will perform the tasks necessary to operate and maintain servers or PC workstations that interface with very high value chemistry and other scientific lab instruments.
  • ·Configure, operate, and maintain IT systems to satisfy requirements defined in ICD-703, NISPOM, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, DHS 4300 Sensitive Systems Handbook managing.
  • ·Perform assigned duties as a member of the corporate IT server and infrastructure group


Clearance Status:
This position requires that the candidate be willing and able to complete a successful background screening for a security clearance. Candidates with an active security clearance will receive preference.
Citizenship Status:
U.S. Citizen


An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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